Your experiences will open doors to new opportunities and help clarify understanding of your values and interests.
UBC Political Science Students’ Association
Meet other UBC 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.
UBC Model Parliament
Research and debate public policy in Term 2 through this snapshot experience of the Canadian Parliamentary system.
Political Science co-op success stories
Learn about the experiences of past and present co-op students from your program and others.
Network with Political Science students and faculty members at a variety of events.
Departmental research opportunities
Reach out directly to faculty members to ask about potential research positions.
UBC Journal of Political Studies
Showcase your research by submitting papers to be published in a peer-reviewed journal.
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 Political Science department.
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.
Volunteer and internship opportunities
Explore various resources to gain local and international experience.
Young Canada Works in Heritage Organizations
Develop new skills and gain practical knowledge in a heritage field over the summer.
Government volunteer and internship positions
Discover local and international opportunities to prepare you for future employment.
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
Parliamentary Internship Programme
Apply for an opportunity to shadow a Member of Parliament over 10 months, available for recent graduates.
BC Legislative Internship Program
Assist a Member of the Legislative Assembly and observe the daily workings of the BC Legislature, available for recent graduates.
Ontario Legislature Internship Programme
If you’ve recently graduated, gain practical experience with the daily workings of the Ontario Legislature.
Council of the Federation Youth Internship Program
Gain experience working in Canadian intergovernmental relations after graduating.