Ontario Internship Program

  • A one-year paid internship program with the Ontario Public Service
  • Gain valuable work experience in the public sector
  • Make professional contacts
  • Applications usually available in January

Internships with the Ministry of Northern Development, Mines, Natural Resources and Forestry (NDMNRF)

Indigenous Internship Program with NDMNRF

Eligibility: Recent graduates (within four years) from a college or university with a diploma, degree or post-graduate certificate who self-identify as Indigenous (First Nations, Métis or Inuit)

  • A 12-month placement with the Ministry of Northern Development, Mines, Natural Resources and Forestry in select fields (such as policy specialists, Indigenous liaison and Indigenous relations, biologists, communications, financial management or human resources).
  • Get work experience in your field, career development training and coaching.
  • Internship positions will be posted on OPS Careers in the Spring.

NDMNRF Internship Program

Eligibility: You are eligible for this program if you are a recent graduate (within four years) of a recognized post-secondary institution, and are eligible to work in Canada.

  • A 12-month  paid placement with the Ministry of Northern Development, Mines, Natural Resources and Forestry in select fields (such as policy specialists, Indigenous liaison and Indigenous relations, biologists, communications, financial management or human resources ).
  • Get career development training and coaching.
  • New internship opportunities posted on OPS Careers in the Spring.

Transportation Technician Initiative (engineering tech graduates)

Eligibility: Engineering technicians, or individuals who have obtained similar experience through working in related disciplines. You must be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident of Canada eligible to work in Ontario.

  • Get a full-time, permanent job with the Ministry of Transportation
  • Get 3 years of rotating assignments and work experience

Engineering Development Program

Eligibility: Those who have graduated within the last two years from a four-year University degree in civil or geotechnical engineering and who wish to obtain their Professional Engineers of Ontario License from PEO. You must be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident of Canada eligible to work in Ontario.

  • For recent civil and geotechnical engineering graduates
  • Help design and build Ontario’s roads and bridges
  • Get qualifying experience for an engineering licence and more senior work in the public service