Internships in Toronto for Canadian Applicants
A professional internship in Toronto is a chance to launch a career while living and learning in one of North America’s most competitive cities. Applicants who are offered a spot on The Intern Group’s program in Canada are matched with one of our partner organizations based on their interests, skills and professional goals. Participants develop real-world skills and valuable contacts through hands-on experience, securing their future success in the competitive job market.
Toronto is one of the world’s top business hubs, and the second-largest financial center in North America. The city is home to nearly 40 percent of Canada’s business headquarters, and accounts for a fifth of the country’s GDP. Canadian interns on the program join a tight-knit international community of young professionals from around Canada and the world, and are given the tools to build a powerful professional network.
With such a large percentage of North America’s major companies and organizations calling Toronto home, it’s easy to understand why so many Canadians consider starting their career there. The chance to be immersed in Toronto’s truly multicultural workforce is a unique opportunity and one that local Canadians don’t have to leave the country to pursue! Regardless of your future career plans, developing professional contacts around the world is an important part of success. Interns in Toronto will have the opportunity to develop these connections, adding key professionals to their network and learning from top experts in their field.
Toronto is known globally as a hub for finance and business, and is considered the commercial capital of Canada. The country’s five largest banks are all based in Toronto, and the Toronto Stock Exchange is one of the largest in the world. Interns in Toronto have unique professional opportunities, thanks to this city’s robust financial sector.
Professional Development in Toronto
The Intern Group’s domestic internship program in Canada is centered around professional development opportunities and career growth. Interns receive professional career guidance before, during and after their internship, and attend workshops and networking events in Toronto. In addition to CV editing and interview preparation, participants have access to an online library of professional resources, on topics ranging from building a personal brand to conflict resolution in the workplace. At the end of the Toronto internship program, each participant has the chance to book a private session with a career coach. Interns can select from our portfolio of coaches, whose expertise range from salary negotiation to LinkedIn branding, and selling your internship experience in job applications.