Many students in our MAIS program gain valuable work experience with government agencies and organizations through Co-op, an optional program where students alternate between study semesters and paid work in real-world organzations.   

Our Masters students have held co-op positions with the following organizations:

Canadian International Development Agency

Embassy of Canada

Global Affairs Canada

International Development Research Centre (IDRC)

BC Ministry of Finance

Royal Canadian Mounted Police

Department of National Defence

Joint Advocacy Initiative – YMCA of East Jerusalem

Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada


Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada

Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada

BC Ministry of Finance

And many more…