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TeamWork Global Information Session

Feb 7, 2023 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM

Registration Deadline: Feb 7, 2023 12:00 PM


The University of Toronto has engaged with top universities around the globe, to offer a unique opportunity to deliver a 4-week unpaid internship that will help you boost your employability on the global work market. This program will provide you with the opportunity to also develop your international experience, intercultural & communication skills and improve your project management techniques. 
You will be working with students from around the world on an international project proposed by a company or NGO for 4 weeks starting at the end of June 2023 into July 2023. Your participation will require a few hours of your time per week, including both synchronous online international activities, and personal activities. 
You will learn to: 
Work collaboratively globally 
Build your CV and improve your employability skills 
Find out more about yourself and explore career options 
Gain a global network of friends and meet potential employers 
The universities involved are the University of Warwick (England), the University of Toronto (Canada), Cornell University (USA), Hong Kong University and Shanghai Jiao Tong University (China). At the end of the internship, you will receive a certificate from the University of Warwick for your participation in the program. 
Timeline (may be subject to adjustments): 
Last week of April - May: intercultural workshops, webinars, and icebreaking activities with your fellow teammates across the globe. 
May - June: participating students will be allocated a real-life project and a global team. This period will be used for introductions, initial meetings and project briefs. 
Last week of June - July: global teams will work together on their project. 
Please note that the internship is unpaid
The internship is open to all U of T undergraduate students in their first degree program. We welcome applications from domestic and international students, from all disciplines and all year groups. You just need an interest in gaining a global perspective and intercultural skills to help you stand out in applications and interviews for roles in Canada and beyond. Students applying to the program must have a minimum cGPA of 2.25.  
Information Session: 
We will be hosting an information session on Tuesday, February 7, 2023 from 12PM - 1PM (Virtual). 
Students at UTM/UTSC, please email to register for this session. 
Application Information:  
The application for the 2023 TeamWork cycle is available here. 
Application Deadline: February 27, 2023 at 5pm 
Results Announced: March 17, 2023 
Join Zoom Meeting
Meeting ID: 834 1846 7065
Passcode: 577973