Start your career off in the right direction by taking part in an unpaid internship in one of the energetic downtown hubs of Canada’s top four cities. Be a part of Vancouver’s next big start-up company; get your Hospitality career off the ground in the Rocky Mountains, intern for one of Calgary’s multinational Oil & Gas Corporation, develop your creativity in Montreal cultural Centre or advance your professional network in Toronto’s financial core.
We offers international students the chance to do an unpaid internship with some of Canada’s most dynamic and thriving companies. It allows you to gain invaluable experience in your field of study, boost your English level and develop a range of new skills in the most livable country in the world. Our internship placements are tailored for each candidate’s needs and help you develop the necessary skills to progress in your future career.
Cities: You can choose between Toronto, Vancouver, Montreal and Calgary.
Length of internship: From 8 to 24 weeks.
Start date: Every Monday, all year round.
Accommodation: Host family.
Language courses: The internship may be booked without a language course. PractiGo generally recommends a preparatory two-week language course, in order to become acclimatised.
Specifics: You have to give us 3 different fields of work. You will receive the information on your work placement during your preparatory language course.
Language skills: You should have a good grasp of written and spoken English.
Practical experience: Professional experience is not compulsory, although some experience in the area of work is an advantage.
Minimum age: 18 (up to 35)
Nationality: Please consult us as a working holiday visa an International Co-op Visa is required.
Closing date for applications: Approx. three months prior to starting the internship.
NOTE: In order to participate in the programme, proof of enrolment from your educational institution is required.
IMPORTANT: The number of working holiday and International Co-op visa is limited. They are usually available just once a year. For more information, we are happy to assist.
• Customised internships placements.
• Extensive guidance and support prior to departure.
• Job application training (Help writing your application).
• On-site support from a PractiGo coordinator.
• Direct contact in the workplace.
• Certificate of internship from the employer upon request.
• 24 hour emergency phone number.
• PractiGo travel documents with extensive information and helpful tips.
• Accommodation with a family.
• Language courses.
• Airport transfers.
• PractiGo Outbound insurance.