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York Internship Programs

Benefits of an Internship

Why do an Internship?

  • Gain hands-on professional work experience related to your program of study.
  • Connect with employers that focus their internship recruitment through government approved post-secondary internship programs.
  • Test-drive a job to help you make informed career decisions following graduation.
  • Strengthen employability skills, such as communication, team work and time management.
  • Earn income — the average internship salary is between $30,000 and $40,000 per year.
  • Establish contacts in your field and begin networking for future employment.
  • Get your internship recorded on your transcript, which adds credibility to the calibre of your experience.
  • Depending on your program of study, your internship may even count as experience towards your professional designation.

Where could I work?

An average of 75 internship positions are posted every term exclusively for York students. The Career Centre is always working with employers to develop new internship opportunities.

York Interns are working at many of Canada’s largest and most innovative companies including:

  • Canadian Space Agency
  • Canberra
  • Celestica
  • CIBC
  • Hydro One Inc.
  • IBM Canada Ltd.
  • Metroland
  • Ministry of Education
  • Ministry of Health
  • Ontario Lottery & Gaming
  • Ontario Power Generation
  • Research In Motion (RIM)
  • Royal Bank
  • Scotiabank
  • Sun Life Financial
  • Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
  • Toronto Hydro Corporation
  • Wicked Interactive
  • York University
  • and many more!
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Some of the internship employers recruiting at York
Auditor General of Ontario

Canadian Space Agency

Canberra

Celestica

CIBC

Communications Securities Establishment (Federal Government)

The Cooperator's Group

Hydro One Inc.

IBM Canada Ltd.

Metroland

Ministry of Education

Ministry of Health

Municipal Finance Officers' Association of Ontario

Ontario Lottery & Gaming

Ontario Power Generation

Research In Motion (RIM)

Royal Bank

Scotiabank

Sun Life Financial

Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre

Syncrude Canada Ltd.

TD Bank Financial Group

Toronto Hydro Corporation

Wicked Interactive

York University

and many more!

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