Hire an Intern

Empower future changemakers while also inspiring your organization with the fresh perspectives and valuable insights of Faculty of Environmental and Urban Change students, who have the diverse skills necessary to meet the challenges of your evolving workplace.

Our unique interdisciplinary programs provide a range of perspectives from the social sciences, business and sustainability, humanities and sciences. They focus on the connections between natural, built, social and organizational environments and combine critical study with sustainable practical experience.

You can recruit students from the following programs

Undergraduate Programs

  • Sustainable Environmental Management
  • Environmental Science
  • Urban Studies
  • Global Geography
  • Environmental Arts & Justice

Graduate Programs

  • Master in Environmental Studies
  • Master in Environmental Studies with Planning Focus
  • Master of Arts in Geography
  • Master of Science in Geography

How Employers Can Get Involved

There are lots of ways you can share your professional and career know-how while engaging with our inspiring students and gaining valuable insights for your organization.

Work Focus

  • Placements & Internships: Provide students with placement opportunities to develop in-demand professional working skills, competencies and experience in an organizational work environment.
  • Guest Speaking: Share your professional and career expertise with students in professional development workshops and networking events. Act as a panelist or leader in panel discussions and speed-networking events.

Collaboration Focus

  • Cross-Campus Capstone Classroom (C4): Is your organization facing a challenge but doesn’t have the resources to develop a proactive solution? Our unique capstone course engages community partners to develop projects in which a group of students work on a solution to your challenge. This interdisciplinary course involves students from all Faculties at YorkU, so you will have expertise from a wide variety of disciplines, such as environmental studies, engineering, liberal arts, sciences and health. This course runs from September to April; find more details here.
  • Course Project: Collaborate or pitch a project within an EUC course. Students will analyze and provide insights into your organization’s challenges, goals or area of research interest.
  • Civic Engagement: Students can engage directly with your organization by collaborating on a variety of activities, including mentoring, research, presentation, outreach, awareness, advocacy, event assistance and policy development.

In-class Focus

  • Guest Speaking: Be a guest speaker in the classroom to provide your unique perspectives on course content. You can host a workshop to build essential skills relevant to course material, introduce case studies, lead interactive class discussions or conduct lab work.

Get Started

Click here to submit a placement or job posting.
Click here  for additional information about getting involved.

For more information, contact our EE Co-ordinator at rosannan@yorku.ca.