Internships

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This page consists of internship opportunities that may be of interest to our Political Science students. The Department of Political Science does not represent any of the internship or field experience placement sites below. The postings contain information created and maintained solely by other public and private organizations. Please contact the agencies directly if you have any questions about the information found on this page. For more information on internships at Western, please refer to the Student Success Centre website.

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Funded Internships/Paid Positions

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AFS Intercultural Programs NATO Internship Program
AIESEC Global Internship Program Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights
Canadian Cooperative Association Ontario Legislature Internship Programme
CARE Canada Ontario Municipal Internship Program
Coady International Institute, Youth Partnership Parliamentary Information and Research Service Internship Program
European Bank for Reconstruction and Development RAND Corporation
Green Corps Rooftops Canada: Intern Program
Inter-American Development Bank UNDP
Manitoba Legislature Internship Program UN Galaxy
Mines Action Canada, Young Professionals International Mine Action Program World Bank
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Unpaid Internships

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Association of American Universities International Institute for Sustainable Development, Leaders for a Sustainable Future Program
Bundestag Internship (Emigré Memorial German Internship Program) International Institute for Strategic Studies, US (DC)
Atlantic Council of Canada Ontario Public Service Summer Experience Program
Canada World Youth PASOS (Policy Association for an Open Society), Czech Republic
Canadian Parliamentary Internship Program United Nations Association in Canada - UN Professional Placements Programme
Central Asia-Caucasus Institute (CACI) United Nations Institute for Disarmament
Chatham House United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime
Institute of International Relations, Prague Voices - Voix
International Court of Justice The Woodrow Wilson Centre
International Crisis Group World Trade Organization
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Volunteer Opportunities

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Amnesty International Canada Heritage Toronto
Canadian Crossroads International Oxfam Canada
Canadian Feed the Children UNICEF Canada
CUSO-VSO, International Volunteer Program War Child Canada

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