ALL CBU STUDENTS – Council of the Federation Youth Internship, The Council of the Federation Secretariat – Ottawa


The Council of the Federation Secretariat is now accepting applications from across Canada for its 2018/2019 Youth Internship Program.

Located in Ottawa, this paid internship begins in July 2018 and continues for a period of 12 months. Applicants must be aged 25 and under, have graduated from an undergraduate or graduate program at a recognized university, and be legally able to work in Canada. Applicants must demonstrate an interest in Canadian politics and federalism, and be able to communicate in English and French.


The Council of the Federation Youth Internship Program is aimed at encouraging young Canadians to more actively participate in public policy development, public service, government, and political life. It provides young people with hands-on work experience and an opportunity to improve their understanding of how intergovernmental relations operate in the Canadian federation.

Application Details

The application deadline is May 9, 2018.

For more information and to download an application form, visit