Municipal Internship Program

Paid internships for new and recent post-secondary graduates to train and start careers in municipal government.

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Municipal Internship Program


The Municipal Internship Program is Canada’s longest, continuous running internship program for new and recent post-secondary graduates to gain first-hand, practical experience and training in municipal government.

The internship is an 18-month intensive program that allows participants to work under the mentorship of a senior municipal professional, develop a broad understanding of municipal government and develop skills and competencies in administration, finance or land use planning.

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Learn about how the internship program can help you start a career in municipal government.

Determine eligibility, learn about application requirements, and how to submit your application.

Develop and train new professionals in your municipality or planning agency by participating in the Municipal Internship Program.