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Internship

Internship

Students with a minimum of 24 program credits completed and a GPA of 3.3 or above are eligible to apply for an internship course for credit.  Positions are normally secured by the student and can be unpaid.   All internships offer an exciting opportunity to gain valuable relevant work experience while building a career network. The internship can be completed during any semester (Fall, Winter, or Summer).

The internship comprises of 3 course credits, which require successful completion of the job placement (approximately 10 hours per week for 13 weeks, or a minimum of 160 hours in total) and the submission of a research paper, supervised by a full-time faculty member. Internship applications must be submitted to the Department four weeks prior to the internship start date in order to be considered and must be approved by the Department.

Students have completed  placements in organizations such as the Canadian Boarder Services Agency, the Cancer Research Society, Doctors Without Borders, and EQUITAS.  The Political Science Students’ Association also regularly publicizes available positions.Through Concordia’s Student Success Center, students can also access internship opportunities through the Career and Planning Services Job Bank: https://www.concordia.ca/students/success/career-planning/job-bank.html

Application form is HERE

Interested students should contact the Internship Coordinator, Eve Pankovitch

(polisci.internship@concordia.ca) for more details.

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