Federal Internship for Newcomers Program: About the program

The Federal Internship for Newcomers (FIN) Program application process for the program year 2022–2023 is now closed. Dates for the next program year will be posted in 2023.

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

Through the FIN, 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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