Your experiences will open doors to new opportunities and help clarify understanding of your values and interests.
International Relations Students Association
Meet other International Relations students through events and programs.
Model United Nations Student Association at UBC
Collaborate with other students to propose resolutions to global issues through United Nations-style simulations.
Departmental research opportunities
Reach out directly to faculty members to ask about potential research positions.
UBC Journal of International Affairs
Showcase your research by submitting papers to be published in a peer-reviewed journal.
Outside-In: International Photojournal
Contribute to UBC’s only peer and faculty reviewed student publication for photojournalism.
International Relations co-op success stories
Learn about the experiences of past and present co-op students from your program and others.
Volunteer and internship opportunities
Explore various resources to gain local and international experience.
Arts Co-op Program
Gain paid work experience in your area of study as part of your degree program.
Learn more about international opportunities recommended by the International Relations Program.
Office of Regional and International Community Engagement
Connect with international community partners in a way that opens dialogue and aims to be mutually beneficial through asset-based community development practices.
European Union Study Tour and Internship Program
Apply in term 1 to visit major institutions and learn about the evolution and current issues of the European Union.
NATO Field School and Simulation Program
Dive into this experiential learning opportunity and gain course credit over the summer.
Get experience working abroad after graduation as a language teacher or international relations coordinator.
Canada Summer Jobs Program
Check out summer jobs for full-time students.
Federal Student Work Experience Program
Apply for government positions across Canada through this student recruitment initiative.
Access federal, provincial and municipal government job postings all through a single resource.
Government volunteer and internship positions
Discover local and international opportunities to prepare you for future employment.
Young Canada Works in Heritage Organizations
Develop new skills and gain practical knowledge in a heritage field over the summer.
Parliamentary Internship Programme
Apply for an opportunity to shadow a Member of Parliament over 10 months (for new grads).
BC Legislative Internship Program
Assist a Member of the Legislative Assembly and observe the daily workings of the British Columbia Legislature (for new grads).
Ontario Legislature Internship Programme
Gain practical experience with the daily workings of the Ontario Legislature (for new grads).
Council of the Federation Youth Internship Program
Gain experience working in Canadian intergovernmental relations (for new grads).