Federal Internship for Newcomers Program: About the program

The Federal Internship for Newcomers (FIN) Program is now open for 2024–2025. We’re accepting applications from May 9 to 12, 2024. Register with your immigrant-serving organization by mid-April before you apply.

The Federal Internship for Newcomers (FIN) Program offers eligible newcomers a chance to gain valuable temporary work experience and training opportunities with Canadian federal, provincial and municipal organizations.

There are different opportunities every year. Employers offer internships in fields like

  • administration
  • project support and management
  • policy and research
  • computer science
  • procurement and supply chain management

Through the FIN Program, candidates are hired as temporary employees and gain experience in

  • understanding job application and hiring processes
  • Canadian workplace culture
  • networking with professionals
  • attending training sessions

Each participant is matched with a public service mentor.

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