Internships & Volunteer Work links


Campusaccess.comCanadian site icon

Look in the directory of internships in Canada and abroad, organized by sector and read articles on internship search strategies.

InroadsCanadian site icon

INROADS helps connect minority youth to opportunities in business and industry and prepares them for corporate and community leadership. Find contact information for the Toronto office under "Choose an INROADS office."

Internships - University of Waterloo Career WebsitesCanadian site icon

Check out these links to internship opportunities in your specific field of study.

Internship Programs.Com

A searchable directory of internship programs provided by Wet - while most of the internships listed are in the US, there are some international opportunities as well.

Students can search available internships by different criteria and learn about proper application techniques. Additional articles share advice on how to find your ideal internship and how to market yourself. Note: You must be registered to access the internship postings.

Ontario Internship ProgramGold star iconCanadian site icon

A two-year paid internship program with the Ontario Government, with a wide variety of positions available.

Young Canada WorksCanadian site icon

Young Canada Works (YCW) sponsors internships and summer job programs for university students. Positions range from tour guides to accounting assistants to research and archives. Register to search for current opportunities.

Youth PathCanadian site icon

This federal government site contains information on internships and other government programs for youths.

Internships Abroad

AIESEC International Student ExchangeGold star iconCanadian site icon

AIESEC offers the Global Internship Program, which is a short-term work exchange (from 2 to 18 months) for university students and recent graduates. Placements include areas in finance, engineering and social development.

Canadian International Development AgencyGold star iconCanadian site icon

Check out CIDA's International Youth Internship Program (IYIP). It is an employment program for young Canadian professionals that offers post-secondary graduates the opportunity to gain valuable international development work experience. It aims to make young people aware of globalization and to make a contribution to international cooperation.

Canada World YouthCanadian site icon

Torn between your desire to help overseas and right here at home? The Core Program offered by Canada World Youth might be right for you. During your 6 month internship, you will be involved in projects that will promote community development here in Canada and abroad.

International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD)

This organization provides entry level positions for recent graduates who are looking to gain overseas work experience in various fields such as sustainable development and Information and Communications Technology (ICT).

International Youth Programs - Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada

Find opportunities for working holidays, co-ops and exchange programs overseas. Programs are organized by country. Click on the link to the Consular Affairs website for passport, visas, work permit information that is required for travel abroad.

Study Abroad.Com

Search by country for internships and a broad range of academic programs.

United Nations Headquarters Internship Program

A page of information on working at the UN, including internships.

World University Service of CanadaCanadian site icon

Offers a variety of overseas internship and volunteering opportunities - updated regularly.


211 TorontoGold star iconCanadian site icon

Access a searchable directory of community services in the GTA.

Global Volunteering Opportunities

A great site for those searching for international volunteer educational and community aid projects. Includes environmental work, health and sanitation opportunties, people needed in developing countries to teach English, and more.

Volunteerism in CanadaCanadian site icon

Includes a directory of organizations as well as general information on volunteering.

Volunteers for Peace
Looking to gain experience in international development? Look on this website for opportunities abroad.