Students in the undergraduate program in International Relations are eager to apply what they have learned in their classes to real world situations. Hands-on experience in turn enriches their program of study. Below are some links to current internship opportunities.
- Canadian Embassy Trade Commission - The Hague
- Ontario Legislature Internship Programme (OLIP)
- Youth Challenge International
- Action in Communities of Tanzania - Teach Internship Program
Community Engaged Learning
Community Engaged Learning (CEL) integrates service to the community with specific course curriculum. As part of the requirements of earning course credit, students complete a placement and/or a project defined by a community organization to advance their mission. This hands-on, practical experience in the community allows gaining a deeper understanding of course content as it applies to local and international contexts.
Here are a list of current course offering that include a Community Engaged Learning options that are eligible for the IR program
For more information about Community Engaged Learning - click here
Social Science Summer Internship Program
Have you secured a summer internship?
If so, you may be interested in participating in the Social Science Summer Internship Program to earn a non-academic credit and have the experience noted on your transcript.
- Be in 2nd or 3rd year
- Be returning to school for full time study
- Have a 70% average
The Job must:
- Be degree related
- A minimum of 10 weeks in length
If you are interested in having your position evaluated to participate in the program please complete the following steps:
- Submit in writing, the following information to Social Science Career Services (SSC 2040) BEFORE you begin your internship
- Name, address of Employer
- Job Description obtained through employer
- Name of Supervisor or company contact with complete contact information ( address, e-mail and phone number
- Rate of pay
- Start and end dates
- We will contact the employer and make sure that the position meets the internship criteria and contact you with the status. If your position meets the criteria, you will pay a $450 internship fee and be required to submit both a 5 page reflection paper on your experience and an employer written evaluation on your work.
Note: Additional Questions should be directed in person to Social Science Career Services (SSC 2040)