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International internship opportunities

  • Association québécoise des organismes de coopération internationale - An umbrella group for all the international development non-governmental organizations in Quebec. Listings of stages offered by these organizations.
  • The Canadian Centre for International Studies and Cooperation - Offers you the chance to participate in an international internship in your field of competency. The purpose of this program is to give young Canadians the opportunity to acquire competencies and experience in an international environment. 
  • Crossroads International - Volunteer internships in over 20 countries for people over the age of 19. Over 250 positions open up throughout the year for people to participate in community projects and non-profit groups overseas.
  • Canadian Human Rights Foundation - Internships are offered to young Canadians who have completed or are about to complete programs in disciplines related to health and international development.
  • Canadian Museums Association - Work passionately for the advancement, growth and stability of the museum community in Canada.. All internships will take place in museums in New Zealand and the United Kingdom and will be for a period of six months. Internships start in September.
  • Canadian Unitarian Service Organization (CUSO) - Sends Canadians on two-year volunteer placements with partner organizations in developing countries in order to promote social justice and global environmental sustainability.
  • Canada World Youth – Jeunesse Canada Monde - Volunteer internships for Canadian youth under age 30 in programs throughout the world. Many candidates are selected every year to spend up to six months assisting in an overseas community.
  • CANADEM (Canadian Resource Bank for Democracy and Human Rights) - Registers qualified Canadians for human rights and peacekeeping missions/internships with the United Nations and other international organizations.
  • CARE CANADA - The internship program with CARE Canada aims to provide young Canadians with a valid international work experience within a CARE program. The program will prepare interns for a possible future career in international development.
  • CECI-ACDI - Canadian Centre for International Studies and Cooperation: CECI reaches out for applicants capable of social involvement.
  • Coaching Internship Program - Internships to young Canadians seeking a career in coaching, sport management or sport science.
  • Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade - A program which gives youth their first international work experience. Internship programs are divided into global issues, trade or culture.
  • Engineers without Borders - The EWB internship program began in September 2000 and offers a variety of technical internships in the developing world.
  • The Government of Canada offers volunteer positions and internships abroad.
  • - This site is for students looking for national and international internships.
  • IAESTE Canada - International Association for the Exchange of Students for Technical Experience: provides international work experience for students in the field of engineering, technical sciences or applied arts. The majority are summer placements, and usually last between 8–12 weeks in the summer
  • Institute for Co-operative Education allows Co-op students to complete work terms just about anywhere in the world. 
  • International Experience Canada (IEC) provides young Canadians the opportunity to travel and work abroad. IEC is available in countries that have a bilateral youth mobility arrangement with Canada.
  • The International Exchange Program (IEP) - Offers to young Quebecers to live the experience of a workcamp in Europe, North America or Japan.
  • International Health Youth Internships Program - Designed for recent graduates and undergraduates who are planning a career in health.
  • Office Franco-Québécois de la Jeunesse - Internships in France in various disciplines. Must have graduated and be underemployed or unemployed.
  • Oxfam-Quebec - Its mandate is to meet computer and new information technology challenges, in a North-South context and under a sustainable development perspective. This professional internship program aims to give young Canadians an outstanding work experience where they gain valuable professional skills towards career advancement and full participation in society..
  • Québec sans frontières - Internships accross the world promoting international solidarity.
  • Research Internships in Science and Engineering: RISE Professional
  • Smithsonian Institution - Located in Washington D.C., the Smithsonian is the world's largest museum complex and offers the most museum internships, as well. Over 600 internships are offered each year at many different organizations. For the majority of the internships, the interns are not paid.
  • UN Association’s Junior Professional Consultant Program - The JPC is an employment program which is a part of the Federal Government's Youth Employment Strategy.
  • United Nations Headquarters Internship Program - Designed to promote, among the participants, a better understanding of major problems confronting the world and provide insight into how the United Nations attempts to find solutions.
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