The Institut national du sport du Québec offers a multidisciplinary workplace that leverages a number of different professional, technical and scientific fields. Within a dynamic, open and constantly evolving context, team members are called upon—like their clientele—to strive for excellence. If you would like to take on a unique professional challenge working with Québec’s top high-performance athletes and coaches, please see the positions we are looking to fill below.

We wish to thank all the candidates for the interest shown in our organization. However, please note that we will communicate only with the candidates selected for the next step. Please do not phone.

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The sports sciences department regularly accepts interns from a variety of backgrounds. Students who are interested may submit their CV and state their reasons for applying. Applications are considered each semester, based on needs.

Internship offers available

Data collection and programming
Title: Data collection and programming of signal processing to monitor neuromuscular performance in high-performance athletes, particularly using jump tests on force plates


The candidate will assist in producing utility software to analyze neuromuscular performance in high-performance athletes. Using the literature and knowledge developed at INS Québec, the intern will program kinetic, kinematic and electromyographic data processing solutions. The candidate will work with an integrated team comprised of a sport biomechanist, a strength and conditioning coach and therapist from INS Québec.


–        Program interfaces for collection and processing signals from biomechanical sensors, particularly force plates

–        Develop a feedback process for staff involved


–        Canadian citizen or permanent resident

–        Student enrolled in a M.Sc. or Ph. D.

–        Skilled in various biomechanical measurement technologies (e.g. force plates, accelerometer, motion capture, etc.)

–        Experience in programming for gathering and processing large volumes of data (Matlab, R or equivalent)

–        Experience in signal processing (filtering, integral calculus, cycle detection) and in user interface design (via Matlab, C++ or equivalent)

–        Basic statistical knowledge

–        Knowledge of high-performance sport and biomechanics, an asset

We wish to work with a candidate who has experience with signal processing methods and managing large volumes of data.

Duration: 30 weeks

Hours of work: 14 hrs/week

Hourly rate: $22 (subject to obtaining a grant)

Start date: Immediate

Workplace: 4141 Pierre-De Coubertin Avenue, Montreal, QC  H1V 3N7 (

Application: Cover letter and CV



Intern, Coordinator - RBC Training Ground

RBC Training Ground is an athlete screening and development program created by RBC, CBC/Radio-Canada, the Canadian Olympic Committee (COC), the Canadian Olympic Foundation and the Canadian Olympic and Paralympic Sport Institute (COPSI). The purpose of the program is to discover future Olympic medal hopefuls and provide them with access to funding for high-performance sport. The intern will support the Advisor, Programs and Events, in coordinating RBC Training Ground and related tasks.



–         Act as a resource before and during the event;

–         Help with the organization and logistics of regional qualifying events;

–         Help manage installations manage equipment;

–         Work together to find sponsors to cater the events;

–         Coordinate weekly or monthly planning meetings, as needed, with regional partners;

–         In collaboration with technical manager, recruit and coordinate provincial sports organization staff as well as event volunteers and assign volunteers roles and responsibilities related to the evaluation stations;

–         Attend all regional qualifying events and head up registration;

–         Help feed the COPSI’s, and provincial and national sports organizations’ communications content (emails, social media, etc.);

–         Update documentation for the event and ensure it is completed;

–         Help the Advisor, Programs and Events, coordinate the promotion of regional qualifying events and support trainers and staff who implement it;

–         Disseminate event results to regional partners;

–         Assist regional COPSI coordinators in preparing the post-event survey.


–         A student in a field that is relevant to the internship;

–         Familiarization with high-performance athletics;

–         Very good knowledge of French and English, both written and spoken.

–         Availability the following dates to attend the events:

March 23, 2019 – Gatineau regional qualification
March 30, 2019 – Mauricie regional qualification
April 27, 2019 – Laurentians regional qualification
May 4, 2019 – Montérégie regional qualification
May 18, 2019 – Sherbrooke regional qualification
May 25, 2019 – Quebec City regional qualification

Duration:  January 7 to May 31, 2019

Work schedule: to be determined with the intern

Compensation:  unpaid internship; expenses incurred as part of the internship are covered by INS Québec

Deadline: November 21st, at 11:59 p.m. (Eastern Time)

Application : Please email your cover letter and resume to:, and be sure to clearly indicate the title of the position for which you are applying in the message subject. We would like to thank all candidates for showing an interest in our organization. Please note, however, that only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. Please do not contact us by telephone.