Current Opportunities

Students registered in the Arts and Humanities Internship Program can search for and apply to internships:

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Open Internship Opportunities

Here are current Arts and Humanities internship opportunities as posted on Western Connect: 

Note: To view the full posting and apply, you must have an approved application for the Arts and Humanities Internship Program. For more information on choosing and applying to the internship program and internship opportunities, visit our Application Process page.

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Museum Collections Assistant - Norwich Museum

The Norwich and District Museum is seeking applicants for a temporary student position as Museum Collections Assistant from June 10th to September 1st, 2024. This position is 40 hours a week, Tuesdays to Saturdays from 9-5 daily and pays $16.55 an hour.

The primary duty of this position is handling, photographing and collecting data and information on artifacts and entering that information into the collections management system (Past Perfect 5). This position will also involve providing tours for museum visitors, working as part of a team to plan, prepare and lead educational programs and summer event activities, promoting the museum through social media platforms, blogs, posters and articles, and keeping the museum buildings in a clean and orderly state. 

Preferred applicants will be enrolled in a post-secondary program of museum studies, history, archaeology, English, or education, or will be a senior high school student intending to pursue studies in these areas and who has a demonstrable interest in history. Applicants should have excellent communication skills, computer skills, attention to detail, and accuracy. They must be self-motivated and be able to stay on task to work as part of a team or independently. They must demonstrate good interpersonal and customer service skills and be comfortable with a leadership role. 

Please note that this opportunity will take place in-person. Learn more about this opportunity here. 

HOW TO APPLY 

Please apply for this position through the Young Canada Works portal. Only successful applicants will be contacted for an interview. Please note, students must be in full-time education intending to return to school for the Fall 2024 semester. Applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible.

Public Relations and Communications Intern - Forest City Film Festival

Join the Forest City Film Festival in its 9th year as we bring the best film connected to Southwestern Ontario and around the world to 40+ screenings and events. The festival takes place from October 19-27th.

Job Location: 210 Dundas St, London ON - interns will work remotely during the summer months, onsite beginning the second week of September; interns will be required to follow any COVID protocols that may be in place

Hours per week: 10 hours per week, 20 hours per week during the festival (Oct. 19-27) (*Note - students are responsible for ensuring the number of hours meets their internship program requirements)

Job description:

  • Support Program &Talent Coordinator - Filmmaker Liaison Manage communications with a group of filmmakers. Gather information and assets about the films to give to the marketing team and support the build of the festival's print program. Work with filmmakers to encourage participation at the FCFF. Build film listings for the ticketing platform. Be onsite at the festival to steward the participation of their assigned filmmakers
  • Support the Outreach Coordinator - Community Outreach. Identify suitable target audiences for programmed films. Reach out to organizations by email and phone. Respond to requests for group purchases and partner promotions. Write promotional materials and blog posts to highlight films of interest. Distribute posters and flyers in key locations.
  • We are looking for outgoing, organized, and creative individuals who have experience with Google Suite and especially Google Sheets and who are good writers and communicators. Working knowledge of design tools such as Photoshop and Canva is an asset.
  • 4 internships available.

Internship Period: July 22 - November 15 or November 30, 2024.

DEADLINE TO APPLY: June 1, 2024 - Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis, so apply early!

TO APPLY: Submit resume, cover letter, and short writing sample via Western Connect (Job ID #110104). Contact ahintern@uwo.ca with any questions.

Social Media Marketing Intern - Forest City Film Festival

Join the Forest City Film Festival in its 9th year as we bring the best film connected to Southwestern Ontario and around the world to 40+ screenings and events. The festival takes place from October 19-27th.

Job Location: 210 Dundas St, London ON - interns will work remotely during the summer months, onsite beginning the second week of September; interns will be required to follow any COVID protocols that may be in place

Hours per week: 10 hours per week, 20 hours per week during the festival (Oct. 19-27) (*Note - students are responsible for ensuring the number of hours meets their internship program requirements)

Job description:

Support the Marketing Team to: 

  • Research the films coming to the festival in 2024 for marketing opportunities
  • Support the FCFF's social media strategy and create original content for the web and social media
  • Creating graphic assets as needed
  • Work with the marketing team to implement strategies in digital marketing and local media
  • Create live content during the festival
  • Record video and photo assets and organize them for future festival use
  • Report on social media metrics and results of marketing campaigns after the festival
  • 4 internships available.

Internship Period: July 22 - November 15 or November 30, 2024.

DEADLINE TO APPLY: June 1, 2024 - Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis, so apply early!

TO APPLY: Submit resume, cover letter, and short writing sample via Western Connect (Job ID #110104). Contact ahintern@uwo.ca with any questions.

Remote Internship Opportunities, Level Up Program

The Level UP program is an opportunity for students to work on short-term remote projects, connect with future employers, and gain real-work experience within a supportive and thriving community of Canadian students!

8-week, remote internships where you'll build skills and get paid $1,400.

Eligibility:

  • Be a current student registered in a Canadian post-secondary education institution, and
  • Be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or persons to whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act; and
  • Are legally entitled to work in Canada in accordance with relevant provincial or territorial legislation and regulations.

Learn more and see if you're eligible here.

2-8 Week Internships in Ontario, Riipen

Remote projects you choose in high-paying industries, where you’ll earn work experience and meet potential employers, all in Ontario.

Eligibility:

Learn more about these opportunities here.