International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD)

Applications are closed for summer 2022.

For summer 2023, the updated posting will be on the Arts Internship Office website.

The International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) is an award-winning independent think tank working to accelerate solutions for a stable climate, sustainable resource management, and fair economies. Their work inspires better decisions and sparks meaningful action to help people and the planet thrive. They shine a light on what can be achieved when governments, businesses, non-profits, and communities come together. IISD’s staff of more than 120 people, plus over 150 associates and consultants, come from across the globe and from many disciplines. With offices in Winnipeg, Geneva, Ottawa, and Toronto, their work affects lives in nearly 100 countries. 

IISD is committed to fostering a more equitable and sustainable world and welcomes candidates who uphold our values of diversity, equity, and inclusion. In addition, to improve the conditions of social injustice and disadvantage in employment around the world, we encourage candidates from historically marginalized groups, including women, Indigenous Peoples, people with disabilities, people from different racial and ethnic backgrounds, and those who identify themselves as 2SLGBTQIA+ to apply for this position. Please self-identify yourself in your cover letter for the internship.

Also, please let us know if you need accommodation during the recruitment process. IISD provides reasonable accommodation in its hiring process


To be eligible for this internship opportunity you must

  • Be a McGill full-time undergraduate or graduate (Masters level) student registered in the Faculty of Arts, returning in the semester following the internship


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