Immersive Internship Program in Toronto

Kickstart your career with a CV-boosting international work experience program.

Toronto sits directly across lake Ontario from New York; on a clear day you can see one from the other with the naked eye. Like New York this is a city that takes business seriously. You can do an internship in all 18 industries here, including finance & consulting, business, and media.

If you’re not too busy staring at the CN tower, you can take in the lakefront views. Toronto’s motto is “Diversity Our Strength”, this multicultural haven is safe yet exciting.

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What’s Included

What

Career Development

A guaranteed professional internship in your preferred industry

You will get a guaranteed internship in the industry of your choice. We’ll carefully design your Immersive Internship Program so it has the perfect ingredients for your career success. From picking the right role for you within our extensive network of partner firms, to ironing out the details with your internship company.

Immersive workshop

Our workshop includes exercises and activities that will help you thrive in your internship as well as your future career. A typical workshop may include sessions on communication, leadership, personal branding, building confidence etc.

Career coaching and support

Your 1-to-1 career coaching session with our qualified coach will help you understand your strengths and gain clarity on your career plans. Scheduled at your convenience, this will be a fantastic opportunity to review existing aspirations or start future plans afresh.

You will also have access to personal career and interview advice throughout the duration of your program.

Curated calendar of professional networking events

Our local team is constantly on the lookout for professional networking events across the city. Make sure you keep an eye out for our invites – these events will be great opportunities to meet inspiring people and make valuable contacts.

Curated online courses and tools

A range of curated online courses and resources to help your professional and personal development.

Please check out the Career Development section below to find out more.

CV support

A stand-out CV will boost your chances of getting a job you love. We’ll make sure yours is finished to the highest standards and is ready to send out.

Beyond Academy Certificate of Excellence

Once you’ve successfully completed the program, your alumnus status will be confirmed with a Beyond Academy Certificate of Excellence.

Community & Events

Thriving local community

Excited but nervous about your upcoming adventure? No worries – you will join a local community of existing and new interns, who’ve all been in your shoes. Of course, our incredible local Community Team is always there to make sure you have a great time.

Comprehensive 24/7 local support

Our local team will be on hand to make sure you have the best experience possible, and support you in any challenges that you may face during your program.

Orientation

Take your first day settling in (and get over jetlag for those coming from afar!). You will be invited to a comprehensive orientation on your second day in the country, where we will tell you everything you need to know about the city and what to expect from the program in the coming weeks and months.

Welcome dinner

After the orientation, our welcome dinner will be the perfect opportunity for you to get to know your fellow interns better. Many of our previous interns have made friends for life during their internship programs!

Bi-Weekly community dinner

There will be a community dinner every few weeks to keep you in touch with everyone.

Every few weeks we will get everyone together for a fun evening of catchups and good local food.

Local events and day trips

During the program we’ll run three events, from spectacular cultural sites to amazing cooking classes and food tours. Please check out the Community section below to find out more.

A bustling social calendar of exciting events

We run an active program of events; so when you are free join us and let your inner explorer go wild.

Farewell dinner to celebrate program completion

As your course nears its end, celebrate your achievements with our end of program dinner.

Some extras

Visa support

We get it, applying for a visa can be complicated. But don’t worry, if you need a visa, our team will be on hand to support you throughout the process. Head to our Visa Eligibility page to find out if you need a visa.

Airport transport on arrival

We’ll pick you up when you arrive, and take you to your accommodation.

Beyond welcome bag

A bag of exciting hand-picked goodies.

SIM card (on request)

If you need a country-specific SIM card for your phone, we’ll have it ready for you on arrival.

Career Development

Our carefully designed career development program will equip and empower you, so you can flourish during your internship and beyond.

An intern at her host company International interns at a business workshop Career coaching for an intern Overseas intern taking online courses
An intern at her host company International interns at a business workshop Career coaching for an intern Overseas intern taking online courses

A professional internship

We offer a guaranteed internship in the industry of your choice, with start dates every month, and durations from one to six months.

An internship gives you sound insight into local business practice wherever you are. Plus real-world skills you can use everywhere.

Master the Canadian business culture by learning the balance between formality and openness.

Give people their space and keep conversation light hearted and humorous. In return you’ll get a very friendly working environment where deadlines are important and work is seen as an important part of life.

Immersive workshop

Our workshop is meticulously designed to help you get the most out of your program experience.

Run by inspiring speakers and coaches, our workshop program teems with exciting and useful exercises and sessions that help you hone your skills.

Get ready to come out of the workshop empowered and inspired – both professionally and personally.

Build up your core communication, leadership, and problem-solving skills.

Work on your personal brand and learn how to build confidence. Discover and harness passions for lasting career success.

Career coaching & support

Our qualified coach will take you through a1-to-1 coaching session. Tailored around you, your coach will walk through the plans, goals, and aspirations for your career. It’s a fantastic opportunity to explore who you want to be, both professionally and personally.

You can schedule it around your diary, which is bound to be pretty full, so you can talk about what is most important to you. Do it at the beginning of the program to focus on making the most of the internship. A mid-term session is great if you want to talk about how you’re finding things.Take it towards the end if some self-reflection and forward-planning is in order.

Don’t forget you can get personal career advice and interview tips from our team at any time during the program.

We can also help you perfect your CV and LinkedIn profile, or prepare a professional portfolio.

Online tools and courses

We’ve curated a selection of the very best online tools and resources that will support you in making the most out of your internship experience, and boost your career in general.

A personal development plan toolkit. Online seminars on how to succeed at interviews. Sessions on making an impact, building your personal brand, or developing professional IQ. These are just some of the examples of interesting and useful resources you will have access to.

Community & Events

We want you to feel at home when interning with us. Our Community Teams will help you do just that. They’ll assist you in getting settled in and provide pointers in the right direction, should it be needed.

Toronto interns having fun Welcome orientation in Toronto Interns at a networking event Interns get a day trip to Niagara Falls included in their program Interns exploring the Distillery District Toronto Food Tour event included in our programs
Toronto interns having fun Welcome orientation in Toronto Interns at a networking event Interns get a day trip to Niagara Falls included in their program Interns exploring the Distillery District Toronto Food Tour event included in our programs

Your Toronto Community

Toronto is a fascinating city to work and live in. The Canadians are very much their own people but they are also very friendly and accepting. You’ll be sure to have a blast.

Adapting to life in another country is an exciting experience and in no time you’ll start to feel at home. Our community team is there to help and your fellow interns will be like a second family during your time away. If you want to ask any questions, like the best time to visit attractions, how to get to work or where to find the best ‘poutine’, just reach out and we’ll be glad to help.

Welcome Orientation

A full introduction to the program, the city and other interns. The perfect chance to get ready for the transformative few months ahead. There’ll be more dinner invites every few weeks, so keep an eye out.

Networking Opportunities

We’ll invite you to events and networking opportunities in Toronto. Build up your international contacts and have fun while doing it.

Niagara Falls

The amazing 800 meter brink of the falls seem to steethe and foam, before the water plunges 50 meters into the misty basin. The adventurous can see it all up close on a boat tour.

Distillery District

Explore how the story of a young city collides with the rise of the Gooderham and Worts Distillery. With Victorian buildings and cobblestone streets that are steeped in history, the Distillery District is today lined with hip restaurants, bars, boutiques, galleries, and outdoor theaters. Cap off a day of culture and history with a lovely dinner with your fellow interns.

Food Tour

The locals all have their favorite spots for food. The markets, shops, cafés and restaurants of Toronto hide a delight of international treats. You’ll get to try it all!

Your Toronto
program at a glance

See what awaits you – here’s a snapshot of what it’s like to intern in Toronto based on a typical 6-week program.

Welcome to Toronto

Weeks 1 & 2

Hit the ground running as you land, you’ve made it to Toronto. Welcome to an exhilarating few months.

Once you’ve unpacked your bags at the accommodation, take a day to settle in. The next evening will see you attending our orientation and welcome dinner. You’ll get a chance to chat to the other interns and make some new friends.

Get ready for an intensive few days as you dive right into your internship. Don’t worry – your new team will help you get settled into your new office in no time. Unwind after work at dinner with our Community Team after work. Toronto is a walker’s dream so explore a new neighborhood on your way home. How about Queen West for some live music?

Join others at our Business Workshop. Pick up some useful tools, techniques, and insights that can help with your career in general and your internship in particular.

Our first trip takes in the mighty Niagara falls. As 2,271,247 liters of water per second gush past on the Canadian “Horseshoe falls”, it’s a spectacular sight and sound

Internship host company office buildings in Toronto

Weeks 3 & 4

Head to one of the many nearby coffee shops to chat with your manager and get some feedback.

Networking events are a great way to build up your international contact network with industry professionals. We’ll find the best and get you invited along.

Toronto has an amazing history and you’ll discover it on our Distillery district walking tour. Lost buildings, Gothic revival architecture and unique story of smuggling, gangsters and Prohibition. Cap it off with dinner at a local restaurant.

View over Toronto

Weeks 5 & 6

You’ll be running at full steam in your internship, so it’s a great tine to start looking ahead to the future.

The 1-to-1 career coaching session lets you take a look at everything you’ve learned on the internship and how it’s impacted your career plans. Talk about dreams and ambitions, goals and aims. Make some solid plans for the future.

By now you’ll know from first hand experience how cosmopolitan and multicultural this incredible city really is. Join our walking food tour and try delights from Sri Lanka, East Africa, India, The West Indies, The Middle East, and Greece.

The program is nearly finished, so enjoy an amazing send off at our farewell dinner. Say goodbye to your new friends and enjoy the chance to compare experiences. Before you leave, grab a few fun memories by snapping some selfies in The Vog Vault.

Toronto
Program Costs

Our guarantee: In the highly unlikely event that we’re unable to find you a role within your chosen industries, you will receive a full refund of any program payments made.

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Pay in full discount
In order to qualify for the discount, you’ll need to make your payment in full within 7 days of your program offer.
Less than 7 weeks from start date

Deposit: 10% of the total program fee, payable within 7 days of being accepted to the program.

Payment 1: 90% of the total program fee, payable at least 4 weeks before your start date.

7 – 10 weeks from start date

Deposit: 10% of the total program fee, payable within 7 days of your program offer.

Payment 1: 90% of the total program fee, payable within 4 weeks of your program offer.

11 – 14 weeks from start date

Deposit: 10% of the total program fee, payable within 7 days of your program offer.

Payment 1: 30% of the total program fee, payable within 4 weeks of your program offer.

Payment 2: 60% of the total program fee, payable within 8 weeks of your program offer.

15+ weeks from start date

Deposit: 10% of the total program fee, payable within 7 days of your program offer.

Payment 1: 30% of the total program fee, payable within 4 weeks of your program offer.

Payment 2: 30% of the total program fee, payable within 8 weeks of your program offer.

Payment 3: 30% of the total program fee, payable within 12 weeks of your program offer.

Living in Toronto as a Student and Young Professional 

"I love Toronto. It's a real melting pot in every sense of the word. There's all sorts of different people everywhere you go. There's all sorts of great music, great restaurants and great night spots." - Prince

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