Get professional experience and earn academic credit in Toronto, Canada. Students will be placed at organizations or businesses in Toronto by TU's partner internship company - AIC. Program staff on-site in Toronto will contact and arrange the internship placement based on the student's preferences. Individual placement interviews will be conducted by Skype or telephone prior to the program start date. All internships are unpaid.
Canada’s economic capital, Toronto is a city with an impressive list of credentials - the largest city in Canada, the fastest growing financial center in the G7, and one of the most dynamic, yet livable, cities in North America. While offering robust opportunities for internships in English, Toronto sets itself apart from internships in the United States through its distinctively Canadian culture, politics and charm. The city’s excellent public transportation system makes navigating Toronto easy and convenient. Toronto’s wide-ranging industry sectors and multi-cultural setting create an ideal backdrop for a valuable internship program.
Course: 3-6 credits (course and credits determined by TU academic department). TU students may receive Honors College credit for their study abroad experience.
Housing: Students will live in shared student apartments on the University of Toronto St. George campus. All the apartments are fully furnished and consist of double occupancy bedrooms and shared kitchen, living area, and bathroom. Linenes are included. You may be sharing your apartment with other Towson students, students from other AIC programs, or students from other schools in the U.S. and further afield.
Dates: Summer 2013: June 9 - July 27, 2013
Cost:* Summer 2013:
includes academic credit, internship placement, housing,
health insurance, airport pick-up, on-site orientation activities, and visa fees. Additional costs include $150 study abroad fee,
airfare, meals, ground transportation in Toronto, and personal expenses.
*The Towson University Study Abroad Office reserves the right to make any necessary changes including adjustments in cost in the event that unforeseen circumstances arise.
Eligibility: Open to Towson University students only. You must check with the Internship Coordinator in your department to find out if you meet the department's minimum eligibility requirements. Each department has specific eligibility requirements which students must meet before being able to complete an internship.
Application Process: Fill out the application and submit it to the TU Study Abroad Office. $50 application fee.