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York Internship Programs

Step 3: Submit the Application Form

Once you’ve completed the academic requirements and attended the mandatory Internship Information Session, you can submit the application form. The form includes information such as your student number, academic credits, GPA, eligibility to work in Canada, etc. Once you have been accepted into the Internship Program, the non-refundable $200 program enrollment fee will be applied to your student account.

When is the best time to apply for an Internship Program?

Applications are accepted on an ongoing basis throughout the year. However, you may wish to consider the peak recruitment timelines below to increase your chances of finding an internship in time for your desired start date and apply for the program early in the term (i.e. September, January or May).

Peak Recruitment Periods

The dates below represent the peak period when most employers post positions, screen applications, conduct interviews and extend offers. However, recruitment activities happen throughout the term and some employers may post positions two terms prior to the position start date.

Internship Position Start Date Suggested Internship Program Enrollment Jobs Posted Screen Applications & Start Interviews Interviews & Offers Extended
Summer (May) Winter (January) Mid-January–February February February–March
Fall (September) Summer (May) Mid-May–June June June–July
Winter (January) Fall (September) Mid-September–October October October–November

How to Submit the Application Form

  • Go to the Career Centre's online system (opens in a new window) and log in using your Passport York username and password.
  • If this is your first time logging in to the system, you will be asked to sign-up for an account before you can proceed.
  • Once logged in, go to the "forms" section.
  • Click on the "Fill in Form" button beside the internship application form applicable to the Internship Program you are applying for 
    (Note: if you have just created an account within the past 24 hrs, you may have to wait up to 24 hrs to gain access to the application form. If you are unable to see the application form, please contact the Internship Coordinator for your program so that we can assist you.)
  • Fill in the requested information and click "Finalize" to submit your application (clicking on "Save" will save your edits so that you can return later to finish fillling in the form).

Once you have been accepted into the Internship Program, the non-refundable $200 program enrollment fee will be applied to your student account.

Review and Approval of your Application Form

The Career Centre will review your application and inform you via email of your acceptance to the program within ten (10) business days. Acceptance to an Internship Program is based on meeting the academic requirements and eligibility requirements for the program. If you have any questions about these requirements, please contact the Internship Coordinator for your program.

Next Steps After you've been Accepted

Once you have been accepted into the Internship Program,

  1. the non-refundable $200 program enrollment fee will be applied to your student account.
  2. you must fill in the Internship Enrollment Agreement Form by following these steps:
  • Go to the Career Centre's online system (opens in a new window) and log in using your Passport York username and password.
  • Once logged in, go to the "forms" section.
  • Find the Internship Enrollment Agreement in the list and click on the "Fill In Form" button beside it.
  • Review the terms and conditions carefully, indicate whether you agree and click "Submit."
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