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Youth Internship Program

Mar 21, 2019

Are you…

  • 25 or younger?
  • A graduate from a recognized university?
  • Able to communicate in both English and French?\
  • Legally able to work in Canada?
  • Interested in Canadian politics and federalism?

If you answered yes to all, you are eligible to apply to the COUNCIL OF THE FEDERATION’s

The Council of the Federation Youth Internship Program offers recent graduates a full-time paid
opportunity to work in Canadian intergovernmental relations.
Every year we accept applications from across Canada to participate in the program. Interns:

  • Are paid $40,000 – and relocation expenses up to a maximum of $3,000
  • Gain a better understanding of the Canadian federation
  • Improve their ability to capture and debrief policy discussions
  • Travel to different parts of Canada to assist with planning and organizing meetings of Premiers and senior officials
  • Develop skills across different domains – including social media and communications
  • Work in a non-partisan setting
  • Relocate to Ottawa or Gatineau for one year (starting July) – and work steps away from Parliament Hill

For further details, visit

Submit your application form with all needed documentation:

  • Resume
  • Letter of interest
  • 200-word assignment
  • Copies of all held university transcripts

Deadline - Apply by May 8, 2019

Council of the Federation Secretariat
Suite 630, 360 Albert Street
Ottawa, Ontario, K1R 7X7
Phone: 613 563-4066

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