Internships are a unique opportunity for university students to contribute to the work of the Fraser Institute. Our internship program runs three times a year – in winter, summer, and fall, and our student interns work for four-month terms under the direct supervision of a policy or program staff person in one of Fraser Institute’s four offices.
Interested in spending a term working at the Fraser Institute? Our internship program offers university students and recent graduates the unique opportunity to learn first-hand what a think tank is all about.
Summer 2015 - Internship Opportunities (PDF)
General Terms of Internship
Types of internships
Research interns provide research assistance to policy departments, and contribute their research, analysis and writing skills to a study intended for publication in a specific research area. Responsibilities may include primary research, literature reviews, survey design and execution, statistical analysis, and technical and editorial writing.
Past projects include Canada-U.S. relations, Entrepreneurship in Education, Continental Natural Gas Production, Health Policy Studies and Mining Studies. Intern research may also be published and disseminated to a wide audience.
Program interns provide assistance to the Institute’s programs and outreach initiatives, and develop the knowledge and skills necessary to manage successful programming in a think tank environment. Responsibilities may include database management, event co-ordination, communication, and outreach.
Winter – January to AprilSummer – May to AugustFall – September to December
Email your application to the Fraser Institute.
Applications sent via regular post should be mailed to:Fraser Institute Human Resources4th Floor, 1770 Burrard Street,Vancouver, BCCanada V6J 3G7
For more information, call: 604-688-0221, ext. 521 or firstname.lastname@example.org
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