Gain International Work Experience
If you are interested in gaining international work experience, there are many ways to work your way around the world.
Washington Center Internship
UNB Saint John has apartnership with the Washington Center for Internship& Academic Seminars in Washington DC. You can complete an 10 or 15 week internship in the US capital city and earn academic credits towards your UNB degree. UNB Saint John students participate in the Global Trade & Regional Integration Program, where they learn first-hand about Canada-US Relations and have the opportunity to meet with international leaders to discuss and explore bilateral issues and regional integration between Canada and the US.
Interns are provided with fully-furnished apartments throughout Northern Virginia, Washington and Maryland. Participants may intern at such prestigious agencies such as the Canadian or Mexican Embassies, Merrill Lynch, Amnesty International, Inter-American Development Bank and hundred of other non-governmental organizations or businesses. Interns also complete an academic course and participate in a variety of career and professional programming and other activities through our Leadership Forum.
The NB Provincial government provides a $4,000 scholarship to NB resident students. The Student Abroad Program provides a additional $1,500 towards the program cost.
For more information about this opportunity, please stop by Oland Hall G14.
Big Guide to Working and Living Overseas
The Big Guide to Working and Living Overseas is an excellent resource to learn about opportunities for working overseas. It is free for UNB students.
Holiday Work Visas
Canada has signed agreements with many other countries to allow the mobility of young people who wish to work internationally. More information can be found here: Government of Canada's International Youth Programs.