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Africa

Ghana

University for Development Studies (Tamale)

The internship with the University for Development Studies gives students an early introduction to inter-professional learning. The unique hands-on approach of UDS requires interns to live and work in selected communities. Interns will be responsible for gathering data through naturalistic observation, document and analyse their data to present potential areas of further research. Students are also given the opportunity to present their research orally and defend their individual participation.  Deadline: February 15th 2018

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Ghana Center for Democratic Development (Accra)

The CDD is dedicated to the promotion of society and government based on the rule of law, appropriate checks on the power of the state, and integrity in public administration. Interns work under the supervision of the Deputy Director/Head of Research and Programs. Deadline to apply is November 20, 2017.

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The Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ) (Accra)

The Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ) is a constitutional commission that aims to protect and promote fundamental human rights and freedoms for all persons in Ghana. Internships vary but are usually based in the Public Education Department. Deadline to apply is November 20, 2017.

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Uganda

Children of Bududa (Bududa District)

The Children of Bududa is an enrichment program for orphans and children in need living in Eastern Uganda.  Intern duties vary, but may include collaborating with teachers, working with children, and administrative support. Deadline to apply is November 20, 2017.

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Kenya

ELIMU (Kinyaga, Mt. Kenya region)

Elimu is a Kenyan NGO that evaluates development projects in order to identify the most effective ways to reduce poverty. The intern will be expected to support the project manager as well as the activities of the evaluation unit. Activities include qualitative interviews, grant writing, and legal aid. Deadline to apply is November 20, 2017.

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The Institution Canopy of Conservation (I-CAN) Project 

The I-CAN program is a partnership project involving a rich network of collaborators and partners. The project looks into governance and the conservation of rangelands, wetlands and forests of the East African savannah. Internship duties include assisting in data collection, writing fundraising applications, and contributing to projects. Deadline to apply is November 20, 2017.

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South Africa

Indigenous Peoples of Africa Coordinating Committee (IPACC) (Cape Town)

IPACC’s main function is to co-ordinate communication between indigenous peoples’ organizations in rural Africa, agencies of the United Nations, and other multilateral forums. Intern duties include working on media, communications, and research regarding climate change and indigenous issues. Deadline to apply is November 20, 2017.

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Asia

China

New Work Media Hong Kong (Hong Kong)

Harbour Times provides business insights on policy, regulation and legislation changes to keep organizations informed. Intern duties include assisting with all aspects of New Work Media, and helping the organization’s staff as needed. Deadline to apply is November 20, 2017.

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India

AID INDIA (Tamil Nadu)

AID INDIA is a registered non-profit organization working towards improving the education quality for children in Tamil Nadu (Chennai province). Their focus is on improving skills in Tamil, Mathematics, English and Science for children from Kindergarten to Class 12. As AID INDIA projects are many, the exact duties of interns will vary, but will likely be focused on education, support services, and technology. Deadline to apply is November 20, 2017.

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Indonesia

UIN Malang (Malang)

The Faculty of Sharia (FS) is located in Campus 1 of UIN Malang. FS supports students pursuing Islamic higher education and aims to produce prospective scholars of Islamic law. The intern will conduct an English class for the students of the International Relations Department at FS. Deadline to apply is November 20, 2017.

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UIN Syarif Hidayatullah Jakarta Language Center (Jakarta)

The Faculty of Sharia (FS) is located in Campus 1 of UIN Jakarta. FS supports students pursuing Islamic higher education and aims to produce prospective scholars of Islamic law. The intern will update the teaching curriculum with new activities, assignments and projects to assist students learning English, working closely with the Language Centre. Deadline to apply is November 20, 2017.

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North America

United States

Cathance River Alliance (CREA) at Highland Green (Topsham, Maine)

CREA’s mission is to use the natural resources of the Cathance River Nature Preserve to promote ecological and historical awareness and nature-based learning among students, educators, and the broader community to foster the wise use of the Preserve. Intern will lead educational programs, assist with projects, and carry out an independent project. Deadline to apply is April 11th, 2018

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Maine Volunteer Lake Monitering Program (MVLMP) (Auburn, Maine)

The MVLMP protects Maine lakes through widespread citizen participation in the gathering and dissemination of credible scientific information pertaining to lake health. Interns will work closely with MVLMP staff and volunteers and Maine Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) biologists. Deadline to apply is February 26th, 2018.

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Délégation générale du Québec Office (New York, New York)

The Délégation générale du Québec is Quebec’s primary office in the U.S promotes the interests of Quebec in trade, investment, science and technology, environment and energy, education and culture. The office is looking for an intern to join its Communications, Public and Government Affairs Department. Duties vary from conducting market research to generating content for social media publishing and event management. Deadline to apply is February 12th, 2018.  

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Canada

Save the Children (Toronto, Canada)

Save the Children Canada is a member of Save the Children International, a federation that works in more than 120 countries worldwide delivering programs focused on health and nutrition, education, child protection, child poverty, humanitarian response, and child rights governance. As the world’s leading independent organisation for children, Save the Children’s vision is a world in which every child claims the right to survival, protection, development and participation. Interns have the opportunity to conduct research and briefs on topics related to gender equality, support in the development of gender mainstreaming tools. Deadline to apply is April 4th, 2018.

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Friends of Head Harbour Lightstation (Campobello Island, New Brunswick)

The mandate of Friends of the Head Harbour Lightstation is to protect, promote and preserve the Head Harbour Lightstation on Campobello Island, New Brunswick. Intern will research solar energy adoption and develop educational materials on the field of ecological economics. Deadline to apply is February 26th, 2018.

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St. Andrew's Society of Montreal (Montreal)

St. Andrew’s Society of Montreal raises funds for various causes and to preserve Scottish culture and history in Canada. An internship position is open to a student either studying History or with a keen interest in Canadian history. Internship tasks include identifying individual members and analysing findings on the Caledonian Society membership, and then presenting this research and posting the database on the Society’s website. Deadline to apply is February 19th, 2018.

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The Black Watch Museum and Archives (Montreal)

The Black Watch (Royal Highland Regiment) of Canada is Canada’s oldest Highland regiment with a remarkable history, including service in the Boer War, World War I (where it had 3 battalions and won 6 Victoria Crosses), World War II, peace keeping and peace-making operations, and in Afghanistan. The intern will have the opportunity to work with what is considered the best Regimental archives in Canada, under the supervision of a curator and/or archivist. The internship position consists of indexing archival boxes and conducting research, and making data entries on the soldiers as found in the archives to be published on the website. The intern will also have the opportunity to present their research after completion of the internship. Deadline to apply is February 19th, 2018.

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The 78th Fraser Highlanders (Montreal)

The 78th Fraser Highlanders is a historical association which conducts research on the Highland soldiers of the Seven Years’ War in North America, who formed the foundation of the Scottish community in Canada. The internship position consists of indexing archival documents and conducting research, and making data entries on the soldiers as found in the archives to be published on the website. The intern will also have the opportunity to present their research after completion of the internship. Deadline to apply is February 19th, 2018.

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Canadian Federation of Friends of Museums (Montreal)

The Canadian Federation of Friends of Museums (CFFM) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting museum volunteers, and educating the public about the value of preserving Canadian heritage. The intern will carry out research on the needs of museum volunteers, and manage the organization’s website and social media accounts. Deadline to apply is February 5th, 2018.

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Conference Board of Canada (Montreal)

The Conference Board of Canada is pleased to offer a summer internship opportunity for a McGill University student. This internship will offer an exceptional and practical learning experience to a student interested in gaining applied research and economic forecasting and analysis experience. Deadline to apply is January 29, 2018.

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Festival Acces Asie (Montreal)

Festival Accès Asie showcases artistic disciplines such as dance, comedy, theatre, video, film, visual arts, music, poetry, performance and new media. Intern will focus on three main areas: Marketing & Development, Event Coordination, and General Administrative Support. Deadline to apply is January 29, 2018.

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The Climate Reality Project (Montreal)

The Climate Reality Project works to provide Canadians with the science of and solutions to climate change. With several internship positions available, interns will work primarily in communications and research. Deadline to apply is January 29, 2018.

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Social Justice Connection (Montreal)

Social Justice Connection is an independent international solidarity organization. With multiple internship positions available, interns will participate in workshops on poor country debt, corporate accountability, and international trade as well as assist staff in researching and developing new public education projects. Deadline to apply is January 29, 2018.

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Vehicule Press (Montreal)

Véhicule Press is an organization that publishes award-winning poetry, fiction, essays, translations, and social history. Interns will work under the supervision of the publishing staff to provide general support to the editing operations. Deadline to apply is January 29, 2018.

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Native Friendship Centre of Montreal (Montreal)

The Native Friendship Centre of Montreal is a non-profit, non-sectarian, autonomous community development agency whose purpose is to promote, develop and enhance the quality of life of the urban Aboriginal population of Montreal and surrounding areas. Intern will assist with communications, marketing, and event planning. Deadline to apply is January 29, 2018.

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Equitas International Human Rights Training Program (Montreal and Ste Anne-de-Bellevue)

Equitas is a non-governmental organization with a mandate to advance democracy, human development, and social justice through educational programs. These two interns will contribute towards the achievement of Equitas’ overall objective of promoting a culture of respect for human rights and diversity. Deadline to apply is February 5, 2018.

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Equitas Play it Fair! (Montreal and Ste Anne-de-Bellevue)

Equitas’ Play it Fair! program uses fun and interactive activities to promote human rights values and intercultural understanding, respect for diversity and to combat discrimination. This education intern is responsible for providing support in the development of Play it Fair!, conducting activities to evaluate the program in Montreal, and managing programs. Deadline to apply is February 5, 2018.

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Conference Board of Canada (Ottawa)

The Conference Board of Canada is pleased to offer a summer internship opportunity for a McGill University student. This internship will offer an exceptional and practical learning experience to a student interested in gaining applied research and economic forecasting and analysis experience. Deadline to apply is January 29, 2018.

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The Political and Public Affairs Section of the Delegation of the European Union to Canada (Ottawa)

The European Union Delegation to Canada works closely with the diplomatic missions of the EU Member States. Under the supervision of the Head of the Section, the intern will actively participate in the day-to-day work and share the organizational and logistical tasks of the Political and Public Affairs (PPA) section and the Delegation of the European Union as a whole. Deadline to apply is January 29, 2018.

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The Trade and Economic Section of the Delegation of the European Union to Canada (Ottawa)

The European Union Delegation to Canada works closely with the diplomatic missions of the EU Member States. Under the supervision of the Head of the Section, the intern will actively participate in the day-to-day work and share the organizational and logistical tasks of the Trade and Economic section and the Delegation of the European Union as a whole. Deadline to apply is January 29, 2018.

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Policy Instrument in the Delegation of the European Union to Canada (Ottawa)

The Policy Instrument (PI) works with both the Political and Public Affairs Section and the Economic and Trade Section. The European Union Delegation to Canada works closely with the diplomatic missions of the EU Member States. Under the supervision of the Head of the Section, the intern will actively participate in the day-to-day work and share the organizational and logistical tasks of the PI. Deadline to apply is January 29, 2018.

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Fulbright Canada (Ottawa)

Fulbright Canada was created to encourage mutual understanding between Canada and the United States of America through academic and cultural exchange. The intern will be expected to assist with various aspects of research, content development, and writing required for Fulbright Canada’s communications and outreach goals. Deadline to apply is January 29, 2018.

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Casa Pueblito (Toronto)

Casa Pueblito is a non-profit organization that facilitates community development and intercultural learning with a focus on youth in Canada and Latin America. Interns will coordinate events, write grants, and assist in project development. Deadline to apply is January 29, 2018.

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Canadian Journalists for Free Expression (Toronto)

CJFE is a non-profit, non-governmental organization based in Toronto that works to defend and protect the right to free expression in Canada and around the world. Interns will assist with research and events. Deadline to apply is January 29, 2018. 

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Regent Park Film Festival (Toronto)

Created in 2003, Regent Park Film Festival (RPFF) is Toronto's ONLY free-of-charge community film festival dedicated to showcasing local and international independent works relevant to residents of the largest and oldest public housing in Canada. Intern will assist with outreach and coordinating the Festival. Deadline to apply is January 29, 2018.

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