CIEE Summer Global Internship Program in Toronto, Canada
Canada’s economic capital, Toronto is a city with an impressive list of credentials, including its place as the fastest growing financial center in the G7, and one of the most dynamic, yet livable, cities in North America.
As a CIEE Global Intern, you’ll enjoy a robust opportunity to work at a non-paying position with a leading organization, diving into a field of interest, navigating cultural differences between Canada and the U.S., and expanding your professional portfolio and network.With more than half its residents born outside of Canada, Toronto offers world-class arts, entertainment and cuisine drawing from cultures near and far.
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Please check the CIEE website for final program dates, and speak with your CIEE Study Abroad Advisor prior to booking airfare.
Academics & Curriculum
Students enroll in one 6-credit course, INSH 3801 “Global Internship with Integrated Academic Seminar”. The 8-week program includes 220-240 hours (30-32 per week) of onsite internship project work alongside a 30-hour (4 hours per week) integrated academic seminar focusing on local business, intercultural communication, professional development, and links between local observations and global trends.
Accommodations & Housing
Students will be assessed via assignments and activities that include but are not limited to the following: reflective papers, synopses of research, collaborative discussions, individual or small group presentations, analyses of readings, class participation, and feedback from the internship supervisor. Participants are expected to dress and behave professionally throughout their internship project and are subject to the agreed-upon internship protocols arranged by CIEE.
Program housing is in student accommodations and meets the following requirements:
Meals are not included in the program housing but students do have access to cooking facilities and are given a briefing during orientation about local markets and stores.
- Shared (double or triple) rooms
- Kitchen facilities
- Laundry facilities
- Internet access
- Convenient to public transportation
Transportation: Students commute to their internships and most program activities via local public transportation. Introduction to the system is provided during orientation and students are responsible for securing their own public transportation pass. Program housing is convenient to public transportation and all internship locations are accessible.
A community-based activity such as structured volunteering or service-learning project is typically offered at least once during the program.