Political Theory

The White House Internship Program provides a unique opportunity to gain valuable professional experience and build leadership skills. This hands-on program is designed to mentor and cultivate today’s young leaders, strengthen their understanding of the Executive Office and prepare them for future public service opportunities.

The Ontario Progressive Conservative Party accepts applications for their summer internship program. This program provides a tremendous opportunity to work with elected representatives while learning more about government and politics.

2020 Liberal Internship Program periodically offers the opportunity to work with elected representatives while learning more about government and politics.

Legislative Assembly of Ontario: OLIP is a paid 10-month non-partisan programme providing backbench Members of the Legislative Assembly of Ontario with qualified intern assistants. In addition to providing practical experience with the daily workings of the Ontario Legislature, OLIP provides Interns the opportunity to supplement their university training through regular academic discussions and by writing an academic paper on a topic of their choice.

Canadian Political Science Association: The Parliamentary Internship Programme was established in 1969 through a Motion, passed in the House of Commons with all-party support, as a non-partisan program that would provide: An outstanding work-study experience for Canadian university graduates in all disciplines; Highly qualified assistants to be shared equally by Members of Parliament on both sides of the House of Commons; Build public knowledge of Parliament by conducting and disseminating research on Parliament and Canadian politics.

The Council of the Federation: The purpose of the Youth Internship Program is to encourage young Canadians to more actively participate in public policy development, public service, government and political life.

Jamie Anderson Parliamentary Internship: Every year, the Jamie Anderson Parliamentary Internship will provide three young Canadians with a four-month (May through August) opportunity to work in the office of a federal Member of Parliament. During the summer, the program will arrange meetings and discussions with people in the news media, politics, and business to help provide a rounded understanding of the political process in and around Parliament Hill.

Amnesty International Canada offers occasional internship opportunities for students and recent graduates in London UK, and domestically in Ottawa, Toronto, Halifax and Vancouver. Amnesty International is a non-governmental organization focused on human rights focused on research and generating action to prevent and end grave abuses of human rights, and to demand justice for those whose rights have been violated.