Internship opportunities

Students in the undergraduate program in International Relations are eager to apply what they have learned in their classes to real world situations. Hands-on experience in turn enriches their program of study. Below are some links to current internship opportunities.

Current Opportunities

Youth Challenge International - Click here for summer opportunities

Community Engaged Learning

Community Engaged Learning (CEL) integrates service to the community with specific course curriculum. As part of the requirements of earning course credit, students complete a placement and/or a project defined by a community organization to advance their mission. This hands-on, practical experience in the community allows gaining a deeper understanding of course content as it applies to local and international contexts.

Here are a list of current course offering that include a Community Engaged Learning options that are eligible for the IR program

For more information about Community Engaged Learning - click here

POLS 3201G - International Law

POLS 3317F - Social Movements and Interest Groups

POLS 3326E - Canada-US relations


Social Science Summer Internship Program

Have you secured a summer internship?

If so, you may be interested in participating in the Social Science Summer Internship Program to earn a non-academic credit and have the experience noted on your transcript.

Students must:

  • Be in 2nd or 3rd year
  • Be returning to school for full time study
  • Have a 70% average

The Job must:

  • Be degree related
  • Paid
  • A minimum of 10 weeks in length

If you are interested in having your position evaluated to participate in the program please complete the following steps:

  • Submit in writing, the following information to Social Science Career Services (SSC 2040) BEFORE you begin your internship
    • Name, address of Employer
    • Position
    • Job Description obtained through employer
    • Name of Supervisor or company contact with complete contact information ( address, e-mail and phone number
    • Rate of pay
    • Start and end dates
  • We will contact the employer and make sure that the position meets the internship criteria and contact you with the status. If your position meets the criteria, you will pay a $450 internship fee and be required to submit both a 5 page reflection paper on your experience and an employer written evaluation on your work.

Note: Additional Questions should be directed in person to Social Science Career Services (SSC 2040)