Internships or co-op placements can help you get valuable Canadian work experience. They can help you learn about important aspects of your work that are specific to Canada, such as employment standards, occupational health and safety legislation, organizational structures or effective communication styles.
Click on the links below to find internship opportunities that offer a route to meaning and relevant work.
- Career Edge Internships for Internationally Qualified Professionals
If you have a Bachelor’s degree or higher, at least three years’ international work experience in your field, have been in Canada for less than three years and are legally able to work in Canada, these internships may be for you.
- Ontario Government Paid Internships
The Ontario Government offers paid internship programs with the Ontario Public Service as an opportunity to gain experience and make professional contacts. Internships are offered in many different fields and are usually posted in January.
- Federal Internship for Newcomers Program
The Federal Internship for Newcomers (FIN) Program offers newcomers valuable Canadian work experience with federal and private sector organizations.