Frequently Asked Questions
1. I'm in a Management/Music/Education/non-Arts program. Can I apply?
Yes, you can apply as long as you are in a non-technical program. Students in the Faculty of Science can apply if they do not have extensive experience in data science or programming.
2. I'm taking/I have taken POLI 311 and/or Honours Economics courses. Can I apply?
3. What year of my studies do I have to be in?
Students in all years of an undergraduate degree may apply to PODS.
4. I am graduating in June 2019. Can I apply ?
5. I'm in my Master's Degree. Can I apply?
You may apply, but priority will be given to undergraduate students.
6. I'm an international student. Can I apply?
7. Who should my two references be?
Academic references are preferred, but relevant professional references are also acceptable.
8. When will I hear back about my PODS application?
Decisions will be finalized in early February.
9. I am interested in sponsoring PODS/hosting a PODS intern. Who should I talk to?
Amazing! Please email the director at nicholas.king [at] mcgill.ca. You can find more information on hosting PODS internships here.
If your question is not answered after reading this page, please feel free to contact for further information.