Departmental Opportunities at Kings’

Management and Organizational Studies

Students enrolled in the MOS program who meet the minimum requirements are eligible for a 12 to 16 month Industry Internship program between their third and fourth years of study.

School of Social Work

Students in both the Bachelor and Masters of Social Work programs participate in field placements  as a core part of their programs.


Career Edge

A nonprofit organization that promotes internships for internationally qualified professionals, recent graduates and recent graduates with self-declared disabilities. 

youth jobs and internships

Are you looking for a paid work experience? Travel and work in different regions across Canada where you will meet new people and learn about other cultures. Develop new skills, establish contacts in your field of study and boost your career possibilities, all while having loads of fun and adventure.

federal student work experience program

A wide variety of jobs from coast to coast, in diverse fields, such as administration, agriculture, communications, enforcement, finance, IT, policy, and many more. Students work in offices and laboratories, on ships and farms, at historical sites and national parks, among many other locations, in more than 300 cities and towns across Canada.

Campus Access

This is a Canadian resource that includes a comprehensive list of Canadian, American, and international internships opportunities searchable by interests: technology, environmental, child related, humanitarian, Canadian Government etc. It also includes useful advice about maximizing the career development potential of an internship, application tips etc.

Exchanges Canada: Youth Forums

provides opportunities for Canadians to connect with one another, have a better understanding of various different cultures, as well as information on various exchange programs and exchange related activities in Canada and aboard


This is a long standing youth volunteer service program. The program has a strong focus on community development and  has been recently redesigned with programs  in three primary areas : 1) eco internships for those interested in internships with non-profit or public environmental organizations 2)socio- internships for those interested in opportunities to work within healthy lifestyle or  wellness areas such as mental health, nutrition and physical activity and 3) a program specifically targeted at indigenous youth who want to develop skills to successfully pursue post-secondary education and future employment.

Young Canada Works: Careers in Heritage and Careers in French and English

These are federal government internships targeting unemployed or underemployed college or university graduates.  The opportunities are designed for graduates with and interest in heritage fields, museology, library, conservation science, arts administration and/or developing abilities to work in both French and English.  Opportunities are both national and international.

Parliamentary Internships

Available to university graduates from all disciplines.  Interns will work as assistants to the Members of Parliament on both sides of the House of Commons conducting and sharing research on Parliament and Canadian politics.


Ontario Internship Program

The Ontario Internship Program invests in committed, talented graduates seeking a great opportunity to start and accelerate their careers. It's a paid developmental opportunity to grow top talent while delivering important public services to the people of Ontario. 

Ontario Legislature Internship Program

This 10 month program is open to recent graduates of Canadian universities from all disciplines.  Interns are assistants to back bench members of parliament. The program provides interns with an opportunity to understand the day to day workings of the Ontario legislature. 



Search for humanitarian internship opportunities with non- profit organizations from all over the world. Note that you can narrow or expand your search parameters by geographical area or by putting “everywhere” in the search box.

Unicef Internship Program

This program is available to current post-secondary students (undergrad, graduate or Ph.D.).  Opportunities available are diverse and reflect the full range of the organizations mandate including  program and policy, focused on their work for the children, operations which includes support for programs, external relations which includes communication and advocacy and emergency response.



In partnership with business and higher education, AIESEC offers a Global Internship Program to provide work experiences in the business, technical and development sectors for over 91 countries and territories. 

International youth internship program

The IYIP is designed to offer Canadian post-secondary graduates between ages 19-30 the opportunity to gain professional experience through international development work. The objective of the IYIP is to support sustainable international development initiatives proposed, in partnership with local partner organizations, by Canadian professional associations, educational institutions, non-governmental organizations and private companies.

International Aboriginal youth internship initiative

The International Aboriginal Youth Internships (IAYI) initiative provides opportunities for Aboriginal youth ages 18-35 to participate in international internships in developing countries.

AKFC’s International Youth Fellowship Program

The Fellowship offers an international development training program and an eight-month overseas placement to recent university graduates and young professionals who are 30 years of age or younger.


Search for international internships by particular destination, general region, field of work or length of stay. Site includes plenty of helpful advice about the process of selecting and applying for internships.

United Nations Internships

These 2 to 6 month internships are designed to give students who are interested in diplomacy and public policy a solid understanding of the day to day working environment of the United Nations.  The program is open to undergraduates and graduate level students currently enrolled or within one year of graduation. Undergraduates must be in their final year of study.

International Volunteer Programs Association

IVPA is a non- profit accrediting organization that markets international volunteer opportunities on behalf of independent member organizations. All the member organizations have met IVPA standards standards/criteria for responsible and ethical volunteering abroad. 

Washington Internship Institute

Internship opportunities are available in government offices, non-profit organizations and for profit companies.  Students applying must be in the upper year of their degree program or within a year of graduating.  Be sure and read the applying as an international student section.