Information for term Summer Global Internship
Application deadline, and cost information.
Application DeadlineMarch 1, 2020
Program Deadlines and Pricing Info
- Deadline: March 1, 2020
- Dates: Jun 14 – Aug 8, 2020 (8 weeks)
- Credit: 6 semester hours / 9 quarter hours
- Eligibility: 2.5 Overall GPA
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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!
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.
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 Leafs13
species at the Toronto Zoo460
items in the Toronto Public Library collections11M
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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.
- 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
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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 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.
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.
Where You'll Study
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 knowThe 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.
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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.
Total credit: 6 U.S. semester/9 quarter credits
Internship: 6 U.S. semester/9 quarter credits; 30 integrated academic seminar hours, 200-240 internship placement hours
Language of Instruction
Students participate in an academic seminar taught in an online learning environment alongside the eight-week, full-time internship and weekly co-curricular workshops, site visits, and lectures. Participation in the integrated academic seminar and co-curriculars is mandatory for all participants.
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.
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Scholarships & Grants
CIEE offers more than $8 million in scholarships and grants annually to help students like you make your study abroad dream a reality.
Students who apply to this program are eligible for the following scholarships and grants:
- Ping Scholarships for Academic Excellence
- 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.See more scholarship info
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Dates & 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:
- 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
- Cultural and/or Co-curricular Activities
- Insurance and other travel benefits, with CIEE iNext
- 24/7 emergency on-site support
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.
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Fees & Housing
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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 = $3,203
Housing = $2,280 **
Insurance = $167
Visa Fees = $400 ***Total Fees = $6,350
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 = $650
International Airfare = $450 †
Local Transportation = $500
Books & Supplies = $50
Visa Fees = $200
Personal expenses = $350Total Estimated Costs = $2,200
CIEE offers the most grants and scholarships of any study abroad organization, including $8 million/year in travel grants, merit-based scholarships, institutional and MSI grants, and Gilman Go Global Grants.
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.
** 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
† Round-trip based on U.S. East Coast departure
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