Internships for Non-US candidates enrolled in a trade school, technical or vocational institute, college, university or comparable recognized educational institute, 2013 Canada.
Field of Internship: Learn and Monitor Consular Section
Course Level: Internship
Internship Provider: Embassy of United States
Internship can be taken at: Toronto, Canada
- Candidates must be enrolled half-time or more in a trade school, technical or vocational institute, college, university or comparable recognized educational institute in the field of International Relations, Management, International Business, Finance, Environmental Management, Communications, Political Science or Public Administration as well as related disciplines.
- Non-U.S. Citizen Students (American citizens are not eligible to apply for this internship)
- Completion of two years of undergraduate study.
- Level IV (fluent) speaking/writing/reading English is required.
- Excellent computer skills for conducting research on the Internet, and using software such as Microsoft Word and Excel.
- Ability to produce excellent results while meeting deadlines and ability to coordinate activities in a busy office with other Consulate staff
Internship Open for International Students: Yes
Is this paid internship? No
The intern will learn consular (citizen services/visa) regulations and processing steps. They can assist more senior staff with data entry, scanning, printing, and quality control. The candidates can intake applications for citizen services and visas. May conduct research on issues of interest to the U.S. government in Ontario including: Canadian citizenship and immigration matters; matters affecting Americans residing in or visiting Ontario; trends in foreigners seeking to visit, study, work or invest in the U.S. The intern will monitor Consular Section website for correctness and currency of content and, with guidance, update as needed. Support public outreach and information activities on consular matters. Otherwise assist consular staff as needed. This is an unpaid internship as such the Intern will not be considered an employee of the U.S. Government nor be entitled to payment for his/her service.
Number of awards offered: The U.S. Consulate General Toronto is offering an internship for three students for the Winter/Spring 2013 semester in the Consular Section.
Tenure of award: Applicants are expected to commit to an internship of at least ten (10) weeks in length, with a minimum of 24 hours per week. Full time, 40 hours per week, is preferable. Work schedules are at the discretion of the Supervisor.
How to Apply: By E-mail, Post, Fax
Internship Application Deadline: Open until filled