Toronto, Canada

Summer Global Internship

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Information for term Summer Global Internship

Application deadline, and cost information.

Application Deadline

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Program Deadlines and Pricing Info

  • Dates: Jun 18 – Aug 12, 2018 (8 weeks)
  • Credit: 6 semester hours / 9 quarter hours
  • Eligibility: 2.5 Overall GPA

Overview

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CIEE Global Internship programs are built just for you! All of our locations offer a wide range of internship opportunities across a diverse set of industries. When you apply, we work directly with you to find an internship that suits your unique needs and professional goals. Learn more about our personalized placement process.

With more than half of its residents born outside of Canada, Toronto offers world-class arts, entertainment and cuisine drawing from traditions near and far. Its wide-range of industries, rapidly growing economy, and multi-cultural setting create an ideal backdrop for a valuable internship program. Enjoy a summer of enrichment in this charming and prosperous locale!

Unique experiences

  • Visit the Royal Ontario Museum

    Explore notable collections of dinosaurs, minerals and meteorites, Near Eastern and African art, Art of East Asia, European history, and Canadian history.

  • Find your sport

    Indulge your inner sports fan by visiting the Hockey Hall of Fame or taking in a Toronto Blue Jays game.

  • Professional Development

    Develop your business acumen by participating in a professional workshop. Topics may include: Making the Most of your Internship and Networking and Informational Interviewing

  • Stanley Cup titles for the Toronto Maple Leafs

    13
  • species at the Toronto Zoo

    460
  • items in the Toronto Public Library collections

    11M

Location & Culture

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Canada’s economic capital, Toronto is a city with an impressive list of credentials – the largest city in Canada, the fastest growing financial center in the G7, and one of the most dynamic, yet livable, cities in North America. From film festivals to museums to professional sports franchises, the city offers something for everyone.

Unforgettable cultural experiences

EXCURSIONS & ACTIVITIES

  • Find an internship geared to your personal skills and interests in a city ranked #1 by “The Economist”as the Best Place To Live in 2015.
  • Experience the city’s rich performing arts scene and take in an outdoor Shakespeare production performed by the Canadian Stage Company in Toronto's High Park.
  • Enjoy Cloud Gardens, the almost hidden compact park, which features elaborate landscape design, paths, waterfalls, and a glassed-in greenhouse.  

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

  • Take advantage of resume help and interviewing skills based on local business culture
  • Explore the professional working world of Toronto through organizational site visits, industry networking events, and guest lectures
  • Participate in workshops that will help you make the most of your internship

Daily Life

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  • HOUSING

    Program housing is in student dormitory or apartment-style accommodations and includes shared (double or triple) rooms, kitchen facilities, laundry facilities, and access to public transportation.

  • MEALS

    Meals are not included in the program housing but students do have access to cooking facilities and are given a briefing during orientation about local markets and stores.

  • Getting Around

    Students commute to their internships and most program activities via local public transportation. Introduction to the system is provided during orientation and students are responsible for securing their own public transportation pass. Program housing is convenient to public transportation and all internship locations are accessible.

Toronto, Canada

Where You'll Study

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    CENTRE FOR SOCIAL INNOVATION, TORONTO

    The Centre for Social Innovation is a social enterprise with a mission to catalyze social innovation around the world.

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What you need to know

The program details

As a global intern in Toronto, you’ll work in a non-paying position within a wide range of opportunities across a diverse set of innovative industries. Co-curricular excursions and cultural activities in and around Toronto complement your coursework and immerse you in the history and culture of the city.

This 8-week program includes a full-time internship and an integrated academic seminar. 

Academics

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Academics

  • CLASS FORMAT

    Students participate in an eight-week CIEE full-time internship (200-240 hours) and academic course taught in an online learning environment for 6 semester/9 quarter hours.

  • GRADING

    Students will be assessed via assignments and activities related to the academic seminar, including but not limited to: online discussion forums, small group peer coaching, reflective papers, individual or group presentations, analysis of readings, an informational interview and internship work plan, and feedback from internship supervisor. Internship supervisors and students each provide written evaluations of progress towards goals.

  • ACADEMIC CULTURE

    Students are expected to dress and behave professionally throughout their internship project and are subject to the agreed-upon internship protocols arranged by CIEE and the host organizations.

Eligibility

  • OVERALL GPA

    Rising Sophomore standing and above at time of participation. Students participating in the Toronto Summer Global Internship program must maintain full-time student status while participating in the program, and must have matriculated full-time at home university at least three months prior to application. Students should be prepared to obtain a signed letter from their home university confirming student matriculation details. Students must be between the ages of 18 and 30 during the internship program. *Additional visa restrictions may apply and CIEE will advise students as part of the early application process

  • PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS

    Students participate in an academic seminar taught in an online learning environment alongside the 8-week, full-time internship. Participation in the integrated academic seminar is mandatory for all participants.

  • Program Credit

    Total credit for the program is 6 semester/9 quarter hours 

Curriculum

Students participate in an online academic seminar taught alongside the full-time internship placement. The weekly seminar is designed to prepare students for leadership in a globally interdependent and culturally diverse workforce.

Summer 2018 Courses

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Note: This course listing is for informational purposes only and does not constitute a contract between CIEE and any applicant, student, institution, or other party. The courses, as described, may be subject to change as a result of ongoing curricular revisions, assignment of lecturers and teaching staff, and program development. Courses may be canceled due to insufficient enrollment.

Summer Global Internship

Scholarships

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Scholarships & Grants

In 2016, we awarded over 1,000 scholarships totaling more than $5 million, helping more students get on planes and live their dreams in faraway places than any other organization. This year's no different. In fact, every year we give this unrivaled amount of funding, because we’re on a mission to help YOU go abroad, too! Explore your options today.

Students who apply to this program are eligible for the following scholarships and grants:

  • Global Access Initiative (GAIN) Grants
  • CIEE Gilman Go Global Grant

To be considered, submit the CIEE Scholarships & Grants application within your CIEE program application. Learn more at the Scholarships & Grants section of our website.

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Dates, Deadlines & Fees

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Dates, Deadlines & Fees

You get more for every dollar when you study abroad with CIEE, because our high-quality programs include everything from excursions to insurance. There are no hidden charges, and no disappointing surprises when you arrive.

YOUR FEE INCLUDES:

  • Tuition
  • Housing
  • Advising before you depart to set goals and answer questions
  • Optional on-site airport meet-and-greet
  • Orientation – an introduction to Canadian culture, your academic program, and the city, plus practical information about living in your host city
  • Full-time program leadership and support in your host city
  • Field trips and cultural activities
  • Insurance and other travel benefits, with CIEE iNext

To help you budget, keep in mind that students are responsible for the cost of international airfare, local transportation, books and supplies, visas, and personal expenses. In addition, ask your college or university study abroad advisor if your school charges additional fees for study abroad.

No Hidden Fees

Program

Summer 2018 8 weeks

Application Due

Start Date

Jun 18, 2018

End Date

Aug 12, 2018

Fees & Housing

$5,850
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Program Fees

CIEE offers the most student support of any provider in its program fee, including an airport greeting, full-time leadership and support, orientation, cultural activities, local excursions, pre-departure advising, and CIEE iNext travel insurance with benefits.

Participation Confirmation = $300 *

Educational Costs = $2,752

Housing = $2,280 **

Insurance = $118

Visa Fees = $400 ***

Total Fees = $5,850

Estimated Costs

Students are responsible and manage costs related to travel, meals, books, and personal expenses. Below are estimates for consideration.

Meals not included in program fee = $600

International Airfare = $200

Local Transportation = $450

Books & Supplies = $50

Personal expenses = $300

Total Estimated Costs = $1,600

Financial Aid

CIEE offers the most grants and scholarships of any study abroad organization, including $5 million/year in travel grants, merit-based scholarships, MSI grants, Gilman matching grants, and Pell matching grants.

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This breakdown has been prepared from the program budget for the purpose of calculating eligibility for financial aid. During the course of program operations, actual figures may vary. It should not, therefore, be used as a basis for calculation of refunds. CIEE reserves the right to adjust fees at any time.

Students required to study on CIEE programs through a School of Record will be charged a $500 administrative fee in addition to the Program Fees listed.

* Non-refundable

** Does not include a meal plan

*** Does not include individual processing fees (range 150 CAD to 270 CAD, based on visa) that students pay directly to the Canadian government

Roundtrip based on U.S. East Coast Departure

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