Internship / Volunteer Opportunities

York International Internship Program (YIIP)

Explore the Opportunity.
Explore the World.

Deadline to Apply: Early January

The York International Internship Program, an innovative initiative from the office of the Associate Vice-President International, allows students to gain international and cross-cultural work experience through work placements in Canada and abroad in regions as diverse as South America, Europe and Southeast Asia. Students will apply through an open application process. Several placements will require foreign language proficiency. The program received the Outstanding Program in International Education Award from the Canadian Bureau of International Education in 2005 and the Scotiabank-AUCC Award for Excellence in Internationalization in 2006.

  • Up to 55 placements available
  • Duration: 3 months beginning in May
  • Open to all York Students who meet eligible criteria
  • Includes a $3000 York International Internship award to offset expenses plus eligibility for additional funding to substantially offset cost of flight

Check out the website today for placement listings, application process and more.

The GraceKennedy Jamaican Birthright Programme

The GraceKennedy Jamaican Birthright Programme is an all expenses paid cultural and professional internship geared at highlighting all aspects of Jamaican life, while furthering the career goals of the participants. It is designed to give the successful candidates a well-rounded Jamaican experience.