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Ontario Internship Program

If you graduated or will graduate between May 2020 and June 2022, apply by February 23 to work for the Ontario Public Service.

Feb 20, 2022


The Ontario Public Service (OPS) is one of the largest employers in Ontario. Through the Ontario Internship Program (OIP), approximately 100 interns are hired each year to fill placements across the province in various ministries and agencies.

Approximately 94% interns in the last three years have remained employed by the Ontario Public Service.

Who is Eligible?

Individuals who graduated or will graduate between May 2020 and June 2022 are eligible to apply.

An extended eligibility period (graduated or will graduate between May 2017 and June 2022) is available to applicants who identify as:

  • Indigenous
  • Black
  • Living with a disability
  • Bilingual French-English

When is the deadline to apply?

Applications must be submitted by Friday February 25, 2022, before 12:00 noon Eastern Standard Time.

What types of internships are available?

Roles are available in various focus areas including:

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

Where can I find more information?

Full details are available on the Ontario Internship Program website.

*Note: This program is not affiliated with the Social Sciences Internship Program.