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.


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Embassy of Canada in Washington, DC Internship Program

GreenPAC Parliamentary Internship for the Environment

Ignite - Workstudy Program

The Juno Beach Center is Recruiting for its Guide Team

Ontario Consortium for Graduate Professional Skills (GPS)

Ontario Internship Program (OIP)

Apply to the Ontario Legislature Internship Programme

The Parliamentary Guide Program


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.

GreenPAC Parliamentary Internship for the Environment


Applications are now closed for the 2019-2020 GreenPAC Parliamentary Internship for the Environment. Thank you to everyone who applied. We will be contacting short-listed candidates in April, with the final selection being made by early summer. 

For more information please go to

Ignite - Workstudy Program

Ignite is the University of Windsor's Work Study program and funds part-time jobs on campus for students. Positions offer an opportunity for both financial benefits and skills development. Ignite is a work study program coordinated by Career Development & Experiential Learning. For information about the program please visit the site.

The Juno Beach Center is Recruiting for its Guide Team

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

Join our Student Guide Team with multiple student pics

Ontario Consortium for Graduate Professional Skills (GPS)

Instructions for students to sign up for GPS:

  1. Students have to go to
  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.,
  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. 

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.

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
  • Attend study tours to national and international destinations
  • Write and present a research paper at a Canadian Political Science Association Conference
  • 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.

To learn more visit and to apply visit   Application deadline is January 31, 2020 at 11:59pm.

For additional information or assistance, please contact Jeremy Istead by email at or by phone at (416) 325- 0040.

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 national legislature.

Application are currently being accepted to the Parliamentary Guide Program for Summer 2020.



Nous sollicitons votre aide pour promouvoir le Programme des guides parlementaires et vous prions de transmettre les informations qui suivent aux étudiants de votre département.

Nous acceptons actuellement les demandes de participation au Programme des guides parlementaires pour l’été 2020.

De mai à septembre, le Programme offre à des étudiants provenant des quatre coins du Canada une chance unique de travailler à Ottawa, au cœur du Parlement du Canada.

Points saillants du programme :

·         Acquisition d’une expérience de travail dans un milieu dynamique où les activités se déroulent à un rythme rapide sur la Colline parlementaire;

·         Pratique de la communication dans les deux langues officielles;

·         Formation complète et perfectionnement des compétences;

·         Occasion de rencontrer des gens de tout le Canada et du monde entier et de faire du réseautage;

·         Frais de déplacement vers Ottawa couverts par le programme et allocation de 1000$ offerte.

Les guides parlementaires accueillent des centaines de milliers de visiteurs et ils aident à comprendre l’histoire et le rôle de l’assemblée législative de notre pays.

·         Pour obtenir de plus amples renseignements à ce sujet, veuillez visiter le site Web du programme à l’adresse suivante :