Qualifications and Applications

SFU Qualifications and Application

Qualifications:

Candidates must:

  1. be current SFU CS majors (in any CS program) having completed at least 60 total credit hours to date,
  2. have completed CMPT 275 or 276 with a grade of at least B,
  3. have an overall CGPA and upper division GPA of at least 3.0,
  4. have excellent teamwork skills,
  5. commit to a 6 credit project with a commensurate workload of about 20-25 hours per week during that term, and
  6. be available to work the equivalent of two days per week onsite at the Centre for Digital Media (the specific arrangements are subject to their team's mutual consent)

Useful but optional: more software design background; graphics, vision, or animation background; demonstrated success on team projects; web/mobile development experience; story or game design experience; etc.

Application:

To apply to participate in 2016 Winter Term (January through April), please fill out a Special Research Project Application Form. You must also attach a covering letter that sets out your qualifications for the course. We would like to you to tell us a little about yourself and describe the experience that you will bring to the team (which could include relevant courses, projects, work experience, or other experience).

by the end of the day Monday 24 October 2016 (tentative date).

Successful candidates will be invited to interview at the Centre for Digital Media.

Applicants will be advised of their status no later than 4 weeks after the deadline for applications. Selection will be based partly on fit with the students/projects available at CDM and partly on the applications and possible interviews. We will do our best to match accepted students to projects that best match their career goals (though all projects are relevant to any area in digital media), but we cannot guarantee particular topics, tools, teammates, or other details of the project.

 

UBC Qualifications and Application

Qualifications:

Candidates must:

  1. be current UBC undergraduate students (preference may be given to students in CS programs) with the equivalent of fourth-year standing (meaning either fourth-year standing or will-have-completed 4th-year requirements by the start of the course),
  2. have completed CPSC 221 and CPSC 310 with a grade of at least 72% in each by the end of the term before the capstone course plus have an overall average of at least 72%,
  3. have excellent teamwork skills,
  4. commit to a 6 credit CPSC 448 with a commensurate workload of about 20-25 hours per week during that term, and
  5. be available to work the equivalent of two days per week onsite at the Centre for Digital Media. (Specific arrangements subject to their team's mutual consent, but note that the CDM is easily accessible by bus from UBC.)

Useful but optional: more software design background; HCI, graphics, vision, or animation background; demonstrated success on team projects; web/mobile development experience; story or game design experience; etc.

Application:

To apply to participate in the 2017 Summer Term (May - August), please fill out our UBC 2017S application form by the end of the day Friday 17 March 2017 (tentative date). (Note: we may be able to consider a few late applications, but the sooner you get your application in, the better!)

Successful candidates will be invited to interview at the Centre for Digital Media.

Applicants will be advised of their status no later than 4 weeks after the deadline for applications. Selection will be based partly on fit with the students/projects available at CDM and partly on the applications and possible interviews. We will do our best to match accepted students to projects that best match their career goals (though all projects are relevant to any area in digital media), but we cannot guarantee particular topics, tools, teammates, or other details of the project.