Mason Study Abroad partners with The Academic Internship Council (AIC) to place students in an unpaid two-month summer internship program. Students work five days per week, living with in a student apartment.Students gain valuable global work experience a
- Toronto, Canada
- Program Type:
- Study Abroad
- Degree Level:
- Program Description:
- Summer 2016
APP DEADLINE: 03/18/2016 ** Rolling Admission
Mason internship study abroad programs are destination-specific programs. Unlike traditional study abroad programs focusing on one particular subject, internship programs include students from different majors, working and studying in the same location. The student’s internship placement within a company relative to their area of study defines their global work experience, and determines the internship course credit the student will receive.
Mason Study Abroad partners with The Academic Internship Council (AIC) to place students in an unpaid two-month summer internship program. Students work five days per week, living with in a student apartment.Students gain valuable global work experience and professional skills in various industry fields, while also earning Mason resident credit, and enjoying the culturally rich, historic Toronto. Internship placements are English-speaking. During the two-month internship program, AIC offers student support services in-country, such as a welcome orientation, group activities, 24/7 staff support, and more. Students may inquire about the type of internship opportunities in their area of study and about the complete support services offered during the program by emailing AIC before enrolling in a Mason Study Abroad internship program.
- Setting Description:
- As Canada’s economic capital, Toronto is a city with an impressive list of credentials -- the largest city in Canada, the fastest growing financial center in the G7, and one of the most dynamic, yet livable, cities in North America. With more than half its residents born outside of Canada, Toronto offers world-class arts, entertainment and cuisine drawing from cultures near and far. From film festivals to museums to professional sports franchises, the city offers something for everyone. Toronto is an excellent internship study abroad choice for students who wish to remain on the North American continent, but wish to acquire a truly international global work experience. Toronto’s wide-ranging industry sectors and multi-cultural setting create an ideal backdrop for a valuable internship program. Students interning in Toronto are placed with companies ranging from innovative start-ups to global organizations representing a spectrum of industry sectors.
- Program Fee (Summer 2016): $6750 Includes: Tuition (6 credits) Housing - furnished shared student apartment, with internet Internship placement and professional development support (AIC skills-based workshops and professional networking activities) AIC Recruitment assistance, program management, and emergency support services AIC Cross-cultural activities, weekly discussion groups and activities SWAP/IEC visa processing via AIC Pre-Departure Orientation International travel insurance Not Includ
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