International Youth Internship Program – Global Affairs Canada

Description of the program

This program helps Canadian post-secondary graduates between the ages of 19-30 get overseas development work experience.
If you work with local partners in development countries and can offer opportunities of six months or more, we can help. We will provide multi-year funding to help you get eager young people the experience they need to help get their careers started.
Areas of work include:

  • Communications;
  • Education;
  • Social services;
  • Law;
  • Agriculture;
  • Marketing;
  • Science, Tech, Engineering and Math (STEM);
  • Environment; and
  • Small business development.

Application period

We have chosen our partners for 2018-2021.

The next application period will be in 2020-2021.

Steps to apply

Find out more about IYIP internship opportunities through the Canadian partner organizations.


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