Thank you for your interest! We look forward to receiving your application.

A few notes before you begin:

  • Deadline to apply for Summer 2023 online or in-person internships is January 23, 2023.
  • The GSO program is a federally funded project for domestic students only. 
  • All accepted and participating students will need to create an online account on the GSO platform to complete a pre- and post-internship survey.
  • In-person internships typically require a minimum of 16 weeks (preferably longer) to set up. 
  • Virtual internships require a minimum of 12 weeks to set up. 
  • Grant funding received through Global Skills Opportunity will not impact the student’s eligibility to Canada Student Loans or Grants.
  • While there are general eligibility guidelines, every application will be individually considered. We encourage any eligible students who are interested in a global work or study experience to apply.
  • Once your application is reviewed as eligible, you will be invited to an in-person meeting/interview and you will be asked to provide a Personal Support Letter and a Faculty / Staff Support Letter in February 2023.

For any questions, please email, or visit the Co-op & Career Development Centre office located in C121.

Do you prefer to complete a MS Word application form?

Download an application then email your completed application to or drop off a printed application in person at the Co-op & Career Development Centre in C121 (behind the Bookstore).

Application Form 

GSO-Logos-2021_ENG-Orange.pngAbout Global Skills Opportunity

Global Skills Opportunity (GSO) is an integral component of the Government of Canada’s International Education Strategy. The program aims to empower post-secondary institutions to increase the participation of young Canadians—especially underrepresented students—in international learning opportunities both at home and abroad.