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Application period: All year


The Children’s Services/Community and Social Services Indigenous Internship Program provides Indigenous post-secondary graduates with challenging roles within the Alberta government. There are 12-month placements throughout the year in 2 departments that focus on social services.

As an intern, you will gain valuable experience and prepare for your future by:

  • working in one or more areas in Alberta Children’s Services or Alberta Community and Social Services
  • having enriching learning opportunities through mentoring and coaching
  • developing skills in writing, research, presentations, engagement and leadership strategies
  • learning more about organizational processes and government
  • determining educational and professional requirements needed for different career paths
  • gaining exposure in public service roles, which may lead to further employment in government


To be eligible, you must:

  • self-identify as First Nations, Métis or Inuit
  • have graduated from a post-secondary institution within the last 2 years
  • be residing in Alberta
  • have experience working with Indigenous communities, stakeholders or organizations in Alberta
  • meet position qualifications in the internship recruitment postings

How to apply

You may apply throughout the year by:

  • searching the Alberta Public Service Jobs website for Children’s Services/Community and Social Services Indigenous Internship recruitment postings
  • applying once internships are advertised following the instructions in the postings


To connect with the Children’s Services/Community and Social Services Indigenous Internship Program office:

Hours: 8:15 am to 4:30 pm (open Monday to Friday, closed statutory holidays)
Phone: 780-638-1213
Toll free: 310-0000 before the phone number (in Alberta)

Integrated Human Resource Services
7th Floor, Park Plaza
10611 98 Avenue
Edmonton, Alberta  T5K 2P7