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A New Kind of Internship

Our Atlantic Internship Program makes it easy for students to secure paid internships at local businesses in Atlantic Canada.

This project is funded by the Government of Canada's Student Work Placement Program.

SMALL BUSINESSES & STARTUPS

IMPACTFUL WORK

HIGH QUALITY TRAINING

Be in the centre of the action, gaining the hands on work experience and skills you need to take your resume to the next level. 

Our employers are looking for student talent like you to help build the Atlantic Canadian economy. You make a difference in the community by contributing to the success of small businesses, startups and nonprofits.

Gain a competitive edge with 20+ hours of practical professional development training, designed to help you succeed in your internship and future career.

Our program is open to current post-secondary students  who want to gain entrepreneurial work experience in Atlantic Canada and join a diverse and supportive community.

The Atlantic Internship Program can only accept students who meet all three of the following criteria:

1.

POST-SECONDARY STUDENT

You are enrolled full-time in a post-secondary institution at the time of the internship start date. Both co-op and non co-op students are eligible.

2.

CANADIAN STATUS

You are a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or have been granted refugee status in Canada.

3.

You are legally entitled to work in Canada.

ELIGIBLE TO WORK

PROGRAM ELIGIBILITY

INTERNSHIP FAQ

Submit the form above, and we will send you our application form and more details. All successful applicants will be invited to a 5 minute phone interview. We are currently reviewing May 2019 applicants, but those interested in a future semester can apply now as well.

Successful students will gain access to our internal Job Board, where they will find new opportunities posted weekly with local small and medium sized companies. Opportunities in Marketing, Computer Science, Business Development, General Sciences, Commerce, Engineering and more.

Apply to the positions you're excited about. Employers will contact you to arrange in-person, phone, or video interviews, and to offer employment. Once employed, you will attend our Intern Training Camp and meet others Interns from across Atlantic Canada.

INTERVIEW & GET HIRED

ACCESS OUR JOB BOARD

HOW OUR PROGRAM WORKS

CONTACT US

We believe in equipping students with the flexible skills, training, work experience and community support so they can succeed in the workforce when they graduate.

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MELISSA | New Brunswick Intern

"Venture for Canada has opened me up to a world I assumed was inaccessible to a second year business student. After meeting my fellow Atlantic Interns, a group of ambitious and career driven students, I realized this couldn’t be further from truth." 

SAY HELLO TO SOME OF OUR INTERNS

DALTON | PEI Intern

"Expanding my professional network with the talented people at VFC and other interns, on top of gaining valuable experience working for a startup made joining an easy choice." 

MOHAMED | Newfoundland Intern

"Working at a startup has significantly improved my technical skills as well as equipped me with entrepreneurial skills that I can apply to succeed in future endeavours and to efficiently contribute to future teams."

SMARTICE

 A FEW POTENTIAL EMPLOYERS

TRIP NINJA

CHINOVA BIOWORKS

The world’s first climate change adaptation tool to integrate traditional knowledge of sea ice with advanced data acquisition and remote monitoring technology.

A travel technology company that analyzes thousands of flights for flexible and affordable trips around the world.

A food tech company aiming to replace unhealthy artificial preservatives in foods and beverages using only natural mushroom chitosan to make people healthier and products safer.

St.John's, NL

Halifax, NS

Fredericton, NB

"The best part about this program is being matched with my employer who mentors me, and being able to better market myself with my new work-ready skills."

"VFC helped me land a wonderful internship that will benefit me greatly in the short term, as well as the long term. Plus it introduced me to a network of people that have been supportive and valuable. "

"I got out of my comfort zone and truly recognized my capabilities. This allowed me to better understand myself and discover a new found love for graphic design, which I will be pursuing on my own time." 

"This has been an amazing opportunity to work with and meet people that are as passionate about the entrepreneurship community as I am."