Internship and Work Experience Programs

Work experience programs can help you develop test out career options, apply classroom knowledge, build transferable skills, learn more about your strengths and interests, and make connections in the community.

There are a variety of work experience programs available to you depending on your department and faculty. Some of these programs are arranged through your faculty and some are arranged through the Career Centre.

Agricultural, Life and Environmental Sciences (ALES) Internship Program

Apply your academic knowledge in the workplace through a full-time, paid 4, 8, 12 or 16-month internship experience.

Agriculture Summer Internship Program (ASIP)

Gain career-related work experience during the summer.

Animal Science Mini-Internship Program (ASMIP)

Learn how to apply your education and training while testing a career in the animal science industry.

Arts Work Experience (AWE)

Apply your academic knowledge in the workplace through a full-time, paid 4, 8, or 12-month internship experience. 

Graduate Student Internship Program (GSIP)

Gain valuable work experience through paid, meaningful internships in the private, public, and not-for-profit sectors.

International Student Work Experience Program (ISWEP)

Develop your skills through a summer job on campus if you are a full-time undergraduate international student paying the U of A differential fee.

Non-Profit Board Student Internship Program (NPBSIP)

Learn how boards operate, develop leadership and decision-making skills, and get engaged in your community. 

Pathways Program

Experience a rich and varied set of experiences in the non-profit sector through courses and a paid internship. 

Post-Graduate Work Experience Program (PGWEP)

Participate in a six-month paid work experience if you are a recent graduate.