Parliamentary Information and Research Service Internship Program
The Library of Parliament offers a paid internship program in its Parliamentary Information and Research Service (PIRS) that is open to Canadian university students who have graduated this year. Each year, four interns with specific subject specializations will be selected for the twelve-month program (September to August).
This is your chance to have a front-row seat on the legislative process of the federal Parliament. Successful candidates will have the opportunity to gain work experience in the policy and legislative process in Canada from a parliamentary perspective as valued members of Parliament’s principal research service.
Would you like to:
- Spend a year on Parliament Hill and watch history in the making?
- Have a unique opportunity to apply your skills in the parliamentary environment?
- Gain valuable work experience from an unparalleled perspective?
- Contribute to the work of Parliament?
- Be a part of a team that works with Senators, Members of the House of Commons and parliamentary committees and associations?
- Apply your education and knowledge as you research and analyze topics across a range of public policy issues?
- Work side by side with experienced analysts with expertise in various fields?
- Participate in the parliamentary process?
- Learn more about emerging policy issues and our parliamentary system?
Duration: September 2009 – August 2010
How to Apply: Interested candidates should log on to the Parliament website at:
CLOSING DATE FOR RECEIPT OF APPLICATIONS – JANUARY 5, 2009