Internship Information for Students
The Social Science Internship Program is designed for upper-year students registered at main campus in the Faculty of Social Science to participate in paid and career-related internships for course credit (Social Science 3990A/B/Y – a 0.5 credit).
- Explore potential careers
- Gain paid work experience and academic credit
- Learn from a mentor
- Develop marketable skills
- Build your professional network
- Secure career-relevant references
- Add to your resume and gain an edge in the job search process!
While acquiring valuable work experience, you will obtain first-hand knowledge of available career options. In a number of cases, internship placements have led to full-time employment upon graduation; in other instances, interns have made valuable contacts who have then helped the students to secure employment at a later date.
Length: 10 weeks to 4 months (0.5 credit)
Time of Year: Most opportunities are concentrated in the Summer term (May – August); some opportunities exist for Fall term (September – December) or Winter term (January – April)*
*Note – International students are not eligible to pursue Fall or Winter term internships due to study permit restrictions
Program: Honors Specialization, Specialization or Major or Specialization module in the Faculty of Social Science (see Admission Requirements for more details)