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Job Posting: Parliamentary Internship Programme (PIP)

January 29, 2019

PIP is a one year paid work-study programme on Parliament Hill for young Canadians or permanent residents who have completed at least one university degree.


PIP is open to all candidates who, at the start date of the internship (September 5, 2019):

  • Hold Canadian citizenship or permanent residence status.
  • Hold at least one university or college degree.
  • Are available to work full-time from September 2019 to July 2020.

Selection Criteria

Candidates are assessed on the basis of the following criteria. The criteria should be clearly addressed by the applicants. Candidates’ experiences should reflect these competencies. Referees are asked to address these criteria in their letters of reference.

  •    Maturity (self awareness/respect for others)
  •    Leadership (initiative/ability to work with others)
  •    Critical thinking skills
  •    Research and writing ability
  •    Knowledge of Parliament and Canadian politics
  •    Motivation
  •    Language skills

Candidates are selected by a committee comprised of the Director and representatives of the Canadian Political Science Association, the House of Commons and the Parliamentary Internship Alumni Association.

Apply online by Jan 31.

For more information, visit the PIP website or see the poster below:

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