Business internships in Toronto

Prepare for a successful business career with real-world professional experience and an international adventure. Business internships in Toronto offer young professionals the unique opportunity to gain insider industry experience in Canada’s largest city and financial center. Working alongside top professionals from around the world, business interns will get their foot in the door in this competitive and lucrative industry.

Toronto is a major city for global finance and business, considered the financial and commercial capital of Canada. Canada’s five largest banks are based in Toronto, the Big Five, as is the Toronto Stock Exchange. Business interns in Toronto will have unique professional opportunities, thanks to this city’s robust financial sector. Beyond the professional opportunities this city offers, Toronto is a welcoming, multicultural metropolis and offers a rich arts and culture scene. A business internship in Toronto is the perfect opportunity to develop professionally, explore a dynamic, international city and meet other students and professionals from all over the world.


Business internships in Toronto


Living in Toronto

Despite the sometimes nippy climate, Toronto is a wonderful place to live. In 2015, The Economist magazine ranked Toronto as the World’s Best Place to Live in their Economist Intelligence Unit. Toronto ranked highly based on its safety, cost of living, business environment, liveability, food security and democracy. The Intern Group program goes beyond simply providing first-class internships. Despite Toronto’s size, the city will still feel like home for business interns abroad. The program provides stability and support for interns to ensure a seamless and rewarding experience. Accommodation, public transportation in Toronto, advanced professional training, cultural and social events, and 24/7 local support are all included alongside business internships in Toronto.


Business internships in Toronto


Sightseeing in Toronto

Toronto is a city with a wide variety of sights and activities to offer international business interns. Fun, vibrant markets, like the St. Lawrence Market and Kensington Market, can be entertaining places to peruse for unique products to bring back home. During a night out on the town dine at the revolving restaurant in the CN Tower for a breathtaking view of the city. The Royal Ontario Museum is a classic spot for visitors and interns abroad. One of the largest North American museums, you can see a wide array of natural history, culture and art exhibits. Made in the gothic revival style, the 18th century castle, Casa Loma, is another among many gorgeous spots for sightseeing.


Toronto’s arts and culture scene

Toronto is not only a center of business and finance in Canada, but it’s also a hot-spot for arts and culture in the area. Even on the coldest winter nights, you can find a warm venue to watch live performances and socialize with interesting people from around the world. Toronto offers many top-notch performing arts spaces. From ballet and opera to musical theatre and live music, a variety of companies put on quality productions catering to a variety of tastes. A long list of restaurants, dance halls, venues, museums, cultural spaces, bars, breweries, bookstores and coffee shops keep Torontonians busy day and night. In terms of live music, interns can catch major acts at the outdoor venue Budweiser Stage or the Molson Canadian Amphitheatre. There are also dozens of intimate concert spaces in the city, where young people can catch new North American bands.


Apply now to boost your career with one of our leading Business internships in Toronto.




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Elizabeth Trovall

After short stints in Argentina and Belize, Elizabeth is finishing up her fourth year in Santiago, Chile. Elizabeth writes about international internships, life abroad and professional development for The Intern Group. She also reports on politics, business and culture in Latin America for public radio and print media. An Austin, Texas native, Elizabeth first left home to earn her journalism degree from the Reynolds Institute of Journalism at the University of Missouri. Besides her friends and family, she misses live music and Mexican food the most.
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