Students can gain significant professional experience with Canada’s largest municipal government by applying to the Urban Fellows program. This program is a very popular program across North America. The programs is designed to engage students to study and discuss issues related to urban growth with top decision makers. Successful applicants are assigned to work with top executives and experienced professionals to acquire the experience they need to succeed in Public sectors and big challenging positions.
The City of Toronto has taken great interest in this program to recruit professionals to help to pursue the City of Toronto’s policy and research agenda, provide fresh perspectives on complex issues, and undertake essential program development and evaluation activities
The Toronto Urban Fellows program provides talented new professionals with an intensive introduction to the governance, operations and administration of Canada’s largest city through a combination of full-time work experience and a series of seminars, tours and workshops.
The Toronto Urban Fellows program has established a strong reputation as an innovative, groundbreaking initiative that has welcomed 58 highly skilled and talented professionals to the Toronto Public Service.
Urban Fellows make important contributions to the City of Toronto’s policy and research agenda, provide fresh perspectives on complex issues, and undertake essential program development and evaluation activities. While their academic and professional backgrounds vary, all Toronto Urban Fellows share a commitment to excellence, public service and the City of Toronto’s success.
- Graduating Students with the valid work permit
- Canadian citizens or permanent residents
- Applicants must demonstrate work, education and/or volunteer experience in social, economic or public policy; urban affairs; government services; and/or the management of complex organizations.
- Applicants must have graduated from a Master’s, LLB, JD or PhD program within the past three years, not earlier than January 2011. Internationally educated professionals are eligible and encouraged to apply. Individuals with a post-graduate certificate in Public Administration are also eligible to apply
How to apply
Most universities advertise this program on the website . Example
You can get more information by sending email to:
by email: [email protected].
This program is available every year