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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

Serbian Heritage Museum (SHM)

Workforce WindsorEssex


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 :


Serbian Heritage Museum Student Job Opportunity (2 Positions)
(Collections Management, Research and Marketing)
Location: Serbian Heritage Museum (SHM)
6770 Tecumseh Rd., E. Windsor, ON



The Canadian Museums Association (CMA) delivers the Young Canada Works (YCW) program offering summer jobs, a shared initiative with the Department of Canadian Heritage. The SHM is the recipient of a 12 week Grant to hire 2 students. Start date is flexible depending on the current Pandemic status.
Primary responsibility will be scanning and digitizing a large collection of rare documents, carry out accessioning of artifacts, assist with collections management tasks, and exhibition development, research, marketing and installation. Exhibition development and installation can include research and writing, graphic development of interpretive panels, preparation of the exhibition space, mounting exhibitions, and planning an event for opening of exhibit. Collections management tasks can include accessioning new acquisitions, photographing, inventory, documenting to the software database and appropriate storage of the item.


Duties include:

  • Coordinating the retrieval, preparation, and return of materials, performing quality assurance on digital files and metadata, and promoting the collection.

  • Will consult with conservators assessing material for scanning and with the Library Archivist on the schedule of in-house scanning, PDF creation, and ingesting metadata

  • Prepare materials for digitization

  • Quality control and asset management

  • Assist with upload of completed material to digital storage and access system

  • Create finding aids using Archivists Toolkit

  • Produces written descriptive records inventories, guides, and other retrieval aids in accordance with accepted archival standards and makes these available in accordance with the access framework and permission policies

  • Implements basic records preservation measures, including digitization and re-housing.

  • Researches, proposes, and processes library acquisitions; occasionally de-accessions to hone the library collection and periodical subscriptions

  • Conducts archival and digital asset management research.


  • currently enrolled in University or College

  • interest in museum and exhibition, cultural management, public programs

  • prior experience working on digitization projects and or archival management

  • working knowledge of a variety of image file formats and various popular software products

  • knowledge of intellectual property and copyright issues as they relate to digital reformatting

  • excellent written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills

  • knowledge of best standards for digital capture, description, and preservation

  • experience in creating publications, promotional material, digitized content


Young Canada Works Grant wage is $14.00 per hour



Workforce WindsorEssex


Join the Team - Workforce WindsorEssex

Are you looking to use your knowledge, skills and experience to make a real difference in our community? At Workforce WindsorEssex, you can be part of a great team of people who work hard to deliver resources to jobseekers, employers, students, educators, newcomers, key decision makers and the community so that they can save time, money and effort.

 Workforce WindsorEssex is now looking for a Research and Policy Analyst to join our team. The job posting is up on our website and applicants may apply via Indeed. More details here: