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Home of the 2010 Winter Olympics and one of the most beautiful and diverse cities in North America, Vancouver is such a destination city that it's easy to forget that it's a great place to work, too. As the third-largest city in Canada and the largest metro center in western Canada, people looking for internships or co-ops have plenty of opportunities.
Originally a logging town, Vancouver is now known widely as a city with thriving software, biotech and film industries, as well as tourism. In terms of software companies, American companies such as Intel and Microsoft have internship opportunities that provide excellent experience and training.
Vancouver is also the home of many financial corporations with internship and/or co-op positions to fill. The headquarters of Vancity is in Vancouver, as well as HSBC Canada, Canaccord, and RBC. If you're looking to break into or learn more about banking and finance, Vancouver is a great place to be.
Other notable opportunities:
- Whistler (tourism) has co-op programs that prepare students for work in mountain adventure tourism and resort management.
- EA Canada (software) -- The largest video game maker in Canada, EA offers a variety of co-op programs for students in everything from game testing to game design.
- Kodak (technology) – This maker of cameras and printers has several internships and co-op opportunities available for students interested in professional experience.
- National Research Council Canada (Government Research) – For over 90 years, NRC has earned international acclaim as an excellent research institution. With their training, coaching, and mentoring, you'll be on your way to a great career.
In addition, most schools have well-developed internship programs with connections at businesses throughout Vancouver. Use our quick and private forms to request more information from schools in Vancouver about their internship placement services.
Visit Monster College for a more complete list of internships and jobs for students and recent graduates in Vancouver and around the U.S.