Political Science at UWindsor

Job Opportunities

This page highlights job opportunities for students in Political Science and International Relations. It will be updated as new opportunities come to the department's attention, including calls for applications for internships, professional and skills development seminars and workshops, and entry-level career openings. These are external openings and events, unless otherwise noted. Please read the posts carefully for information on whom to contact for further details.

GreenPAC Parliamentary Internship for the Environment


Applications are now open for the latest Parliamentary Internship!

Application forms are due by midnight (EST) on March 15, 2019.  If you have any questions or require reasonable accommodations during the application process, please contact internship@greenpac.ca prior to the application deadline.  For a French version of the application form, click this link:


For more information please go to https://www.greenpac.ca/internship


The Parliamentary Guide Program

From May to September, the Parliamentary Guide Program offers students from accross Canada the opportunity to work in Ottawa, at the heart of Canada's institutions.

Program highlights include:

  • Experiencing working in a fast-paced and dynamic environment;
  • Practice communicating in both official languages;
  • Comprehensive training and skill development;
  • Meeting and networking with people from across Canada and the world;
  • Travel to Ottawa and a stipend of $1000 is covered by the program.

Parliamentary Guides welcome and provide tours to hundreds of thousands of visitors, helping them understand and appreciate the history and functions of our country's federal legislature. For more information about the program, please visit the program website here.

Apply to the Ontario Legislature Internship Programme

The Ontario Legislature Internship Programme is a 10-month, non partisan, paid internship offered to recent Canadian university graduates, from both undergraduate and graduate degrees.

Interns will have the opportunity to:

  • work directly with Members of Ontario Provincial Parliament from both the government and opposition parties
  • write an academic research paper
  • present final research papers at a national conference hosted by the Canadian Political Science Association 
  • participate in international study tours
  • chair internal OLIP committees
  • and more!

The exciting nature of the Ontario government creates a dynamic environment to learn and grow. Furthermore, it is an exceptional opportunity for recent graduates to explore Canada as well as live and work in Ontario’s capital.

This year, OLIP is hoping to further its representation from across the country using digital tools such as online information sessions. To learn more about the programme and application process as well as ask questions in real time to current internsInterested, students can go to the OLIP Facebook page on November 22nd at 7pm, December 13th at 9pm, January 7th at 9pm, and January 17th at 7pm. Students who would like more information or materials, can reach Braelyn Guppy by email at bguppy@olipinterns.ca or by at (416) 325- 0040.

The Juno Beach Center is Recruiting for its Guide Team

Join our Student Guide Team with multiple student pics

The Juno Beach Center in Normandy is recruiting its Guide Team!  We have seven positions to be filled for three periods of employment throughout the year. All contracts are seven months long, allowing for a substantial professional experience for students in a very unique historical setting. We're looking for dynamic, fully bilingual students.  For more information and deadline dates, please visit our website

Ontario Internship Program (OIP)

The Ontario Internship Program invests in committed, talented graduates seeking a great opportunity to start and accelerate their careers. It's a paid, two-year developmental opportunity to grow top talent while delivering important public services to the people of Ontario. For more information, please check out the OIP website.

Embassy of Canada in Washington, DC Internship Program

The Embassy of Canada’s Internship Program provides interns with an opportunity to be involved in governmental affairs and to develop an understanding of the Canada–U.S. bilateral relationship. Interns may be asked to: perform research, attend hearings and seminars, draft reports, assist with event management, or other relevant tasks. The program is intended to be a valuable educational experience which provides skills and knowledge for personal and professional growth. Find more information here.

Ontario Consortium for Graduate Professional Skills (GPS)

Instructions for students to sign up for GPS:

  1. Students have to go to www.MyGradSkills.ca.
  2. Students have to enter personal information to sign up for the site. They must use their email address with their Ontario university main domain (i.e., USERID@uwindsor.ca).
  3. Once they sign up, they will receive a confirmation email to complete the sign up.
  4. Students have to follow the link to confirm the user ID and password.
  5. Once they sign in to the site, they can review the summary of the available courses and enroll themselves to any of the courses free of charge.

Please note students can go through the courses at their own pace and can stop and return to the site to continue a course at a later time.