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Experience Makes a Difference

In the Faculty of Social Sciences we help you combine your academics with hands-on experience in the workplace, the community and the classroom, to ensure you get the most out of your education.

Paid Internships

Internships are paid work opportunities in private, public and not-for-profit sectors that can either be part-time (5 to 25 hours per week) or full-time (26-40 hours per week) during the academic year and summer, and can last 4, 8, 12 or 16 months in duration.

Internships allow you to:

  • Gain hands-on experience while exploring potential career paths.
  • Apply classroom learning to practical work environments.
  • Build professional networks and expand career skills to be competitive in today's job market.
  • Receive a notation on your official student transcript, which can add great value to grad school and/or your future employment applications.

Other Experiences

Internships are just one of the opportunities possible through the Faculty of Social Sciences.

Our Experiential Education staff team also coordinates job shadowing, community-based placements in academic courses and funding to support student participation in unique hands-on learning experiences like volunteering abroad!