Searching For Internships

Career Edge – Canada’s Internship Organization
Website: http://www.careeredge.ca

Career Edge is a non-profit organization offering internships with various organizations such as Canadian Tire, Bank of Montreal, GE Canada, RBC Financial Group, FedEx Express Canada Ltd. and many more. Once you register with Career Edge you can search their database of available internship opportunities and apply online.

Position Description: Various positions. Some examples are Accounting Specialist, Sourcing Specialist, Junior Internet Marketing Strategist, HR Business Analyst and IS Systems Analyst.

Pay: Yes, $1,667 month (before taxes).

Eligibility Requirements: You must be a high school, college or university graduate with little or no relevant work experience. The internships are only available to those eligible to work in Canada and who have not already completed a Career Edge Internship.

Time and Length of Position: They offer internships that are 6, 9 and 12 months long.

How to Apply: Each internship has application instructions included in its description on the Career Edge Website.

Ability Edge – Internships for Graduates with Disabilities
Website: http://www.abilityedge.ca

Ability Edge is a non-profit organization offering internships with various organizations to graduates with disabilities. Once you register with Ability Edge you can search their database of available internship opportunities and apply online.

Position Description: Wide range of positions in finance, marketing, human resources, computer science and more.

Pay: Yes, $1,667 month (before taxes). You will also receive mentorship from a coach, and receive support for accommodation needs and job counseling.

Eligibility Requirements: You must be a high school, college or university graduate with a disability and little or no relevant work experience. The internships are only available to those eligible to work in Canada and who have not already completed a Career Edge Internship.

Time and Length of Position: They offer internships that are 6, 9 and 12 months long.

How to Apply: Each internship has application instructions included in its description on the Ability Edge Website.

Wet Feet – The Internship Search Engine
Website: http://www.wetfeet.internshipprograms.com

The Wet Feet website has a database of internships that you can search. This website also has articles and information on how to get internships, internship salaries, internship profiles and more.

You can also read about other students experiences with internships or ask for advice from experts and other job seekers on their internship discussion board.

Canadian Council of Professional Psychology Programs
Website: http://www.ccppp.ca/en/internship.html

This website has a huge list of Canadian Internship programs in the field of psychology. There are links to the websites of organizations all across Canada that have internship programs. Some of the organizations include the British Columbia Children’s Hospital, Calgary Consortium Clinical Adult Psychology, and the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health.

United Nations – Headquarters Internship Program
Website: http://www.un.org/Depts/OHRM/examin/internsh/intern.htm

Position Description: Various positions in the UN Headquarters in New York.

Pay: Not Paid.

Eligibility Requirements: Must be enrolled in a graduate degree program or higher and be able to obtain the necessary documentation to work in the United States.

Time and Length of Position: The internship is two months long and is offered three times year: mid January to mid March, early June to early August and early September to end October.

How to Apply: In order to apply you must send the following documents to UN Headquarters: an official UN Internship application form (available on the UN Internship Website), a resume, and a 150-250 word essay on why you want the internship.

More detailed instructions and addresses can be found on their website. The deadline for the next internship in January is August 20.

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