Student Internship

Program Overview

Start your career off in the right direction by taking part in an unpaid internship in one of the energetic downtown hubs of Canada’s top four cities. Be a part of Vancouver’s next big start-up company; get your Hospitality career off the ground in the Rocky Mountains, intern for one of Calgary’s multinational Oil & Gas Corporations, develop your creativity in Montreal’s Cultural Centre or advance your professional network in Toronto’s financial core.

Vistara offers international students the chance to do an unpaid internship with some of Canada’s most dynamic and thriving companies through our popular student internship program. It allows you to gain invaluable international experience in your field of study, boost your English level and develop a range of new skills in the most livable country in the world. Our internships for international students are customized to your needs and help you develop the necessary skills to kick-start your career!

Do you want to have an international internship experience in Canada as well? Set yourself apart from your peers by participating in our Student Internship program in Canada.

To read testimonials from some of our participants, who have successfully completed one of our Internship Programs in CanadaContact  for more info!

Customized internship placement in over 30 industry sectors for international students

  • Canadian-style resume revision
  • Individual Interview preparation coaching
  • Guaranteed professional internship placement
  • Canada essentials guide
  • Welcome orientation (in Vancouver)
  • Assistance w/ social insurance, bank account etc.
  • Internet access & mail holding service
  • Ongoing support for the duration of the program
  • Access to our social events, activities, tours
  • Letter of reference

Not Included:Airfare, Medical Insurance, Visa Application Fee, Local Transportation, Food, and Accommodation

Program Details

Internship Industries Available

  • Accounting
  • Advertising
  • Architecture
  • Arts and Culture
  • Biology / Biotechnology
  • Business Administration
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Construction Management
  • Design & Multimedia
  • Education
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Environmental Causes
  • Event Planning
  • Fashion
  • Film
  • Finance
  • Green Business
  • Hotel and Hospitality
  • Human Resources
  • International Trade
  • Law and Legal Services
  • Marketing
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Media / Communications
  • Networking
  • Office Administration
  • Politics and Advocacy
  • Public Relations
  • Real Estate
  • Business Sales
  • Software Development
  • Tourism and Travel
  • Web Design
  • Web Programming


  • Be eligible to obtain a Work Permit under the International Experience Canada Initiative. For more details please visit our Visa Information page
  • If English is not your first language, you must have an intermediate English Language Level
  • Related education and/or work experience in your desired field


  • Guaranteed internship
  • Open year-round
  • Maximum length 6 Months
  • Available in Canada’s top 4 cities
  • Over 30 industries available

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