Internships in Vancouver

Vancouver, Canada

The majority of our internship placements in Canada are in Vancouver, either on location or remotely. Placements may be available outside of Vancouver on request.

In Vancouver we have placed interns in nearly every industry including accounting, law, education, engineering, business administration, fashion, international trade, IT, finance, media, veterinarian work, marketing, sports management, events, and tourism. We have also made some extremely unique placements, including a cancer research assistant and a radio show host.

With hundreds of host companies across Vancouver we have contacts with many different organisations and are well-placed to find your perfect placement. If you don’t see a vacancy or field that suits you, simply make an enquiry or apply for our Tailor-Made Internship Program and we’ll find you the most suitable placement.

About Vancouver

Greater Vancouver is located just north of Seattle on Canada’s west coast and is home to 2.5 million people with 700,000 living in Vancouver city. Consistently ranked as one of the most livable cities in the world, Vancouver is a vast multicultural city bordered on one side by the Pacific Ocean and the other by the Coastal Mountain range.

From cycling, jogging and rollerblading along the seawall that surrounds the city to enjoying local beaches and ski mountains Vancouver is an outdoor paradise with options year-round. In addition, there are dozens of museums, theatres, concert halls and other activities which means you never be bored.

Vancouver is home to a diverse and multi-cultural population, including a large Asian population and is considered a friendly city that is easy to connect with locals and an excellent place to start your travels in Canada or the US.

Key industries in Vancouver

As one of Canada’s largest cities Vancouver has quite a diversified economic landscape and is home to Canada’s largest and most diversified port, handling more than $170 billion per year and trading with over 160 different economies around the world. Over 10 million visitors come to Vancouver each year contributing $5 billion to the economy.

Vancouver has a presence in most industries. However, the city particularly excels in industries such as information technology, game development, film production, biotechnology, aerospace, new media, international trade, tourism, forest products, and education. The city’s strong focus on lifestyle and health culture also makes it a hub and founding location for many lifestyle brands such as Lululemon and Mountain Equipment co-op, among many others.

INTERNeX has placed thousands of interns in these industries over the years, as well as in all kinds of smaller industries including non-profits, charities and Non-Governmental Agencies.

Accommodation in Vancouver

We offer support to find your own accommodation or you can choose to live with one of our Homestay Families. In homestay accommodation, you’ll live with one of our registered host families in their home for a minimum of 4 weeks. You’ll have access to your own private bedroom, 3 melas per day, a shared bathroom and kitchen, and utilities including WIFI. You are expected to help out with maintaining your bedroom and washroom. Homestay accommodation is a great way to get to know some locals and experience the culture and lifestyle of Canadian families.

If you are staying in Vancouver for less than 1 months you may like to book a hostel in the city and if you are staying longer, we recommend AirBnB or Craigslist. When you book your program, you’ll be asked which kind of accommodation you would prefer. You can leave this blank if you’re already in Vancouver or plan to find your own accommodation.

Make an Enquiry or Apply today

If you have any questions about an internship in Vancouver or anywhere else in the world, send an Enquiry here or start your adventure and Apply Today