IDS Internship Corner

Are you interested in pursuing an international internship during your studies?

Looking for advice on how to improve your resume, cover letter or LinkedIn page?

IDS faculty and PhD students with professional experience in this field are here to help!  Come chat with us about your career goals or seek help with your internship/job application at the IDS Internship Corner.

Come to our Getting Oriented session!

The IDS Internship Corner offers individual orientation sessions aimed at helping you:

  • Decide on the type of opportunities that best match your interests
  • Identify career development steps you can take now
  • Focus on the right job platforms and career resources

Ask for help with your job/internship application!

IDS Internship applications often use specialized language and unclear guidance. We can help with:

  • Feedback on your application form, CV, and cover letter
  • Online presentation and social media presence (LinkedIn, Twitter, etc)
  • Interview preparation and networking tips

What to expect from the IDS Internship Corner?


  • Give you a clear picture of a typical selection process and offer advice on improving your portfolio
  • Help you match your interests to appropriate career trajectories
  • Offer advice on making the most of your internship and building a reference list for future jobs

What NOT to expect from the IDS Internship Corner?


  • Suggest specific internships that you can apply to/remind you about opportunities
  • Write the application for you/act as your personal and professional editor
  • Write you recommendation letters BUT we will offer advice on whom and how to ask

IDS Internship Corner Office Hours Winter 2019

Office Hours: 9:30 - 11:30 am

Location: 800A MacKinnon Building


Monday February 4th

Thursday February 14th

Monday February 25th


Thursday March 7th

Monday March 11th

Thursday March 21st

Monday March 25th


Thursday, April 4th

Monday, April 8th

Thursday April 18th