There are lots of internships out there but some of the good ones are a little hard to find.  Use this list as a starting point but do your own research and you'll probably find some additional ones of interest to you.   Internships range in length from four months up to two years.  Some are paid, some unpaid, but the experience is usually fantastic.  Many of these internships state you must be between 18-30 and unemployed, so check the requirements carefully before you apply. 

  • AIESEC - International internship exchanges for over 250 students annually in Accounting & Finance, Business Administration, Management and Economics, Computer Applications and Programming, Marketing and Engineering/Technical Fields.
  • BHRC First Job Internship Program - Giving young Canadians a foot in the door and valuable work experience in the biotechnology sector.
  • Campus Access  - Internships - A good list of internships for Canadians, in business, government, technology, international development and more.
  • Canadian Directory of Internships - Over 250 Canadian, American and International internships are listed in this CACEE directory - searchable by keyword or discipline.
  • Canadian Embassy in Washington DC - Internships - If you are a Canadian university or college student, find out how to intern at the Canadian Embassy in Washington DC within Public Affairs.  Link updated February 2001.
  • Canadian Federation of Students: Student Work Abroad Program (SWAP) - Canada's largest exchange program; work and travel abroad.
  • Career Edge - Career Edge is a private-sector national youth internship program. The program's goal is to provide valuable, career-related experience for unemployed young Canadians through internships within successful Canadian organizations.
  • CIDA International Youth Internships - Gain a valuable first work experience in an international development setting.
  • Department of Foreign Affairs & International Trade: Youth International Internship Program - Providing youth with a first international work experience that will further the objectives of Canada's foreign policy.
  • The Environmental Youth Corp. (EYC) allows post-secondary graduates under the age of 30 to gain experience in a national or international environmental project. 
  • International Health Youth Internship Program - Six to twelve month internship placements with organizations involved in international health around the world. From the Canadian Society for International Health.
  • International Youth Experience - Organizes the Canada-Switzerland Young Worker Exchange Program and the Canada-Finland Career Development Program.
  • Natural Resources Canada - Science and Technology Internship Program - The Science and Technology Internship Program will provide relevant and meaningful work experience to recent graduates in science, engineering or business. Also available: [Franšais]
  • NetCorps Canada International - Internships in developing countries for young Canadians with skills in information and communication technologies.
  • Ontario Internship Program - Two year internships for about 100 recent college and university graduates with the Ontario Public Service.  Jobs will be available in: Financial & Business Planning, Human Resources, Organizational Development, Policy Development and  Service Management. 
  • SchoolNet Youth Employment Initiative - The program helps youth between the ages of 15-30, who are unemployed and under-employed high school, college and university graduates with proficiency in information and communication technology (ICT), acquire valuable employability skills to secure longer-term careers in technology.
  • United Nations Association in Canada - Placements with the UN or UN-related agencies and organizations around the world.
  • Young Canada Works Internships from the Department of Canadian Heritage.
  • Youth International Internship Program - from the Dept. of Foreign Affairs and International Trade ... includes internships for graduating students such as: the Canada China Business Council, United Nations Association in Canada the Canadian Film and Television Production Association and more!

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