The Ontario Internship Program (OIP) hires up to 100 interns each year and offers two one-year paid contracts in a wide range of ministries and agencies across the Ontario Public Service (OPS). This entry-level program is open to people who have graduated with a recognized degree, post-graduate certificate or a diploma between May 2012 to August 2014.

Join the Ontario Public Service, make a difference, and be part of a new generation of public service professionals.

Why apply to the Ontario Internship Program?

  • Jump start an exciting career in the OPS while making a difference
  • Gain valuable experience in two one-year work assignments
  • Network and connect with valuable professional contacts
  • Receive ongoing mentoring, coaching and learning opportunities
  • Develop your career and earn a competitive salary in one of several focus areas

Internship Salary Levels

Earn a competitive annual salary ranging from $43,300 to $50,000, depending on your focus area. Approximate 2014 OIP salary levels are listed below.

 Work In This Focus Area...  ...Earn Approximately
 Business and Financial Planning  $43,300
 Communications  $43,300
 Human Resources  $43,300
 Information and Information Technology  $49,000
 Labour Relations  $50,000
 Policy Development  $43,300
 Program and Service Delivery  $43,300