RECENT OR POTENTIAL GRADS – Youth Internship – Council of the Federation


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.

  • Located in Ottawa
  • Paid internship beginning in July 2017 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.

Application Details

The application deadline is May 10, 2017.
For more information and to download an application form, visit