Students Without Borders Internships

Application period: January 7 to 27, 2019 for Summer 2019 Internship

Are you a full-time undergraduate or graduate student that wants practical experience abroad?

Students without Borders is a 3-4 month internship opportunity that allows you to put knowledge into practice, working side-by-side with local organizations around the world. Job Postings for Summer 2019 will be posted on this page in early January.

Sample job titles include:
Communications Officer, Bolivia
Fundraising and Program Development Intern, Nepal
Business Development Officer, Tanzania
Gender and Youth Engagement Officer, Malawi
Agribusiness Officer, Ghana

ALL-INCLUSIVE COST:  $5,100
Price includes return airfare from Winnipeg, visa, accommodation, orientation, in-country support, daily allowance for meals and transportation, travel health insurance, program fee and support services, Intercultural Training and a Pre-Departure Training Course.  Participants may qualify for financial assistance.

Criteria :

  • Must be a Permanent Resident or Canadian Citizen
  • Minimum 2.5 GPA
  • Be a full time student at the time of application

How can I find out more?

  1. Learn more about partner organization Uniterra here: http://uniterra.ca/en/volunteering/student-volunteering
  2. Contact ic.swb@umanitoba.ca to find out about the application process
  3. Online Application link will be available in January 2019

Local Volunteer Opportunity with Uniterra – World University Services of Canada (WUSC) Local Committee

World University Services of Canada (WUSC) has a local committee at the U of M that welcomes student refugees from around the world. The U of M WUSC Local Committee is a student group that meets monthly. The local committee governs itself with student leadership roles including chairperson, events coordinator, financial coordinator, activities coordinator, events committee members, and general mentors.

Contact uofm.wusc@gmail.com for more information on volunteer opportunities.

To date, 36 student refugees have been supported by the WUSC local committee, by community members and U of M staff who contribute to their transition to life in Canada.

For more information contact:

Libby Jeffrey
Student Mobility Coordinator
204- 474-6736
ic.swb@umanitoba.ca