Ontario Internship Program

The Ontario Internship Program invests in committed, talented graduates seeking a great opportunity to start and accelerate their careers. It`s a paid, two-year developmental opportunity to grow top talent while delivering important public services to the people of Ontario.

Individuals who have graduated or will graduate with a recognized degree, postgraduate certificate or diploma between May 2013 and June 2015 may apply.

Interns choose to work in one of the following areas during two, 12-month assignments:

  • Business and Financial Planning
  • Communications
  • Human Resources
  • Information and Information Technology
  • Labour Relations
  • Policy Development
  • Program and Service Delivery

Explore multiple career options

Interns gain invaluable work experience as they explore the diversity of career opportunities available with the Ontario Public Service (OPS).

Keep learning

Through experience, relationships, and training, interns are supported by a wide network of peers, managers, and mentors to guide and enrich professional growth. Interns receive ongoing feedback, mentoring and coaching to grow and succeed.

Get connected

Countless professional communities and employee networks are yours to discover. Interns connect with leaders at all levels, and collaborate with colleagues to make a difference.

Join an inclusive and diverse workplace

The OPS is proud of its diverse workforce and is committed to supporting an inclusive, accessible and healthy workplace.

Earn a competitive salary

Interns earn a competitive annual salary – ranging from $43,300 to $50,000.