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Summer Internship: Teamwork 2023

Program Description

The University of Toronto has engaged with top universities around the globe, to offer a unique opportunity to deliver a 4-week unpaid internship that will help you boost your employability on the global work market. This program will provide you with the opportunity to also develop your international experience, intercultural & communication skills and improve your project management techniques. 

You will be working with students from around the world on an international project proposed by a company or NGO for 4 weeks starting at the end of June 2023 into July 2023. Your participation will require a few hours of your time per week, including both synchronous online international activities, and personal activities.

You will learn to:

  • Work collaboratively globally
  • Build your CV and improve your employability skills
  • Find out more about yourself and explore career options
  • Gain a global network of friends and meet potential employers

The universities involved are the University of Warwick (England), the University of Toronto (Canada), Cornell University (USA), Hong Kong University and Shanghai Jiao Tong University (China). At the end of the internship, you will receive a certificate from the University of Warwick for your participation in the program. 

  • Last week of April – May: intercultural workshops, webinars, and icebreaking activities with your fellow teammates across the globe.
  • May – June: participating students will be allocated a real-life project and a global team. This period will be used for introductions, initial meetings and project briefs.
  • Last week of June – July: global teams will work together on their project.

Please note that the internship is unpaid.

The internship is open to all U of T undergraduate students in their first degree program, . We welcome applications from domestic and international students, from all disciplines and all year groups. You just need an interest in gaining a global perspective and intercultural skills to help you stand out in applications and interviews for roles in Canada and beyond. Students applying to the program must have a minimum cGPA of 2.25.

Information Session:

We will be hosting an information session on Tuesday, February 7, 2023 from 12PM – 1PM (Virtual). You can sign up for the information session here.
Students at UTM/UTSC, please email to register for this session.

Application details:

The application form for the 2023 TeamWork cycle –

Application Deadline: February 27, 2023 at 5pm 

Results Announced: March 17, 2023

Contact information:

If you would like more information about this internship experience, please feel free to ask your questions. Please make sure to contact us at using your U of T email address.


Country: Canada
City: Toronto
Institution: Multiple institutions


Accepting Applications: Yes
Timeline: Summer
Run By: CIE
For Credit: No
Summer Deadline: February 16, 2023


Schools/Faculties: All
Requirements: Minimum cGPA: 2.25


Language of Study: English
Level of Study: Undergrad
Subjects Available at Host: All
Program Type: Experiential Learning
Tuition & Incidentals: None
Program Fees: None
Funding: No funding available


If you have any questions about the overall program, please email the Centre for International Experience.