External Internships and Other Opportunities

External Internships and Other Opportunities

External internships and other career opportunities that might be of interest to EAS students will be posted on this page on an ongoing basis.

CRCC Asia-Consider doing an internship in China!
This program is designed for students who are interested in gaining international work experience. It has a wide range of work placements located in Beijing, Shanghai, and Shenzhen. Various industries includes finance, law, marketing/PR, engineering, accounting, NGO’s and many othersTheir Annual Scholarship Program also provides more than $10,000 for students who wish to take part in their program.

To read about the program, visit http://www.crccasia.com/. To apply for the scholarship, visit http://www.crccasia.com/scholarship. To apply online, click the application at http://www.crccasia.com/scholarship/application-form/

The deadline of the application for summer 2016 is March 24, 2016.

Japan Exchange and Teaching Programme (The Jet Program)
Are you interested in teaching English in Japan? The Jet Program provides university graduates an opportunity to work as either a Coordinator for International Relations (CIR) in local authorities or as an Assistant Language Teacher (ALT) in educational institutions such as primary schools or junior high schools in Japan.

For more information about the information session, please email the Toronto JET Desk ataccess@to.mofa.go.jp or call 416.363.7038

To apply for the program, visit http://www.jetprogramme.ca/

Internship Opportunities At Canadian Trade Office in Taipei-General
This is a summer internship opportunity at Canadian Trade Office in Taipei. Students who are interested to become an intern in the General Relations Sections are strongly encouraged to visit their official website at http://www.canada.org.tw/taiwan/menu.aspx for any updated information about job posting. The 2013 internship posting below will give you a brief look on what the placement is like.

Intern, Consulate of Canada, New York City
This is an unpaid internship available only to students who are enrolled in a graduate program at the University of Toronto at the time of application. Check out their website for more information.

Internship Opportunity at Canadian Mission in China
The Embassy of Canada to China in Beijing, the Consulate General of Canada in Shanghai, and the Consulate of Canada in Chongqing have internship opportunities available from January to June 2016.

Only Canadian citizens may apply.

For complete descriptions of positions offered in the program, visit https://www.mcgill.ca/internships/current-ion-internship-opportunities/canadian-missions-china

UNPPP Internship Programme
The UN Professional Placement Programme (UNPPP) provides an opportunity for highly qualified Canadians to participate in the United Nations system as Junior Professional Consultants (JPCs). The application for the January 2015 application is now closed. Students who are interested in applying for the position are strongly advised to check out their website regularly next year in September.

Foreign Language Intelligence Analysts
The Communication Security Establishment Canada (CSEC) is looking for qualified candidates for Foreign Language Intelligence Analyst positions in its 2015-2016 university recruitment campaign. The position requires proficiency in at least one Asian, Middle Eastern, African or European language and a strong interest in information and communication technology.

Conditions of employment:

  • Canadian citizenship
  • Eligibility for a TOP SECRET security clearance to CSE standards
  • Ability to communicate effectively in English
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team

Information on application deadlines is available at https://www.cse-cst.gc.ca/en/careers-carrieres/students-etudiants/how-comment

Additional Opportunities:

“Jobs for Grads” program at the University of Toronto Scarborough campus

MEXT Scholarship applications are open for 2016 for studies in Japanese

Paid Interships with Bell Canada in a variety of fields

Internship with United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP): in various fields (economics, social sciences etc.). Many of them are in Thailand

Internships with the Canadian Government and resources for students

Internships available through the Canadian government’s International Youth Internship Program