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Internship Opportunities

International Youth Internship Program (IYIP)

Dalhousie University was been awarded internship placements in the CIDA International Youth Internship Program (IYIP) in 2010. The IYIP is a youth internship program designed to give young Canadian professionals (ages 19-30) with a university/college degree(s) the opportunity to gain valuable international development work experience.

Learn about the experiences of the IYIP Interns here.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Be between 19 and 30 years of age
  • Have graduated from a university or college program by the time the internship placement begins
  • Be unemployed or underemployed
  • Be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident legally entitled to work in Canada
  • Have not previously participated in a program funded by CIDA’s  Youth Employment Strategy (YES)

IYIP Intern FAQs

Country

Internship Placement

Internship ID

Colombia

Global Ocean Observing Assistant

GOOS COL

 

APPLICATION FORM

Grenada, Carricou Island

Marine Protected Area Management Plan Assistant

MPA GCI

APPLICATION FORM

Grenada, Union Island

Marine Protected Area Management Plan Assistant

MPA GUI

 

APPLICATION FORM

Belize

Marine Resource Management Assistant

MRM BEL 

 

APPLICATION FORM

St. Vincent

Pelagic Fishery Research Assistant

PFR STV

 

APPLICATION FORM

Jamaica

Capacity Building Assistant

CBA JAM

APPLICATION FORM

Colombia

Integrated Coastal Area Management Assistant

ICAM COL

APPLICATION FORM

Uruguay

Coastal Monitoring and Modeling with the River Plate Assistant       

 

CMM URU

APPLICATION FORM

 

The Internship placement consists of: 

     - Pre-departure Program
     - Internship Placement for 5-6 months
     - Public Engagement Activity
     - Debrief Program upon Return

The IYIP Program covers the following expenses:

     - Return airfare from Canada to host country *

     - Intern salary to cover accommodation, meals and local travel

     - Health/repatriation insurance and vaccines required for the host country *

     - Accommodation in Canada for pre-departure and debriefing sessions *

     - Visa requirements for host country *

(* accountable expenses with receipts required)

To apply for one of the internship placements listed above, complete the APPLICATION FORM  and send  by email with your curriculum vitae (that includes 3 references with daytime contact phone number and email following the instructions on the application form) to marine.affairs@dal.ca.

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Becky Field
Administrator
Marine Affairs Program
Dalhousie University

www.marineaffairsprogram.dal.ca
marine.affairs@dal.ca

Marine Affairs Program, Dalhousie University

Kenneth C. Rowe Management Building, Suite 2127

6100 University Avenue

PO BOX 15000                
Halifax, NS  B3H 4R2
Canada

phone 902-494-3555
FAX 902-494-1001
marine.affairs@dal.ca
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