Gain International Professional Experience

Obtain work experience for your career development with our Student Internship Program. Stepabroad will offer you internships in a wide variety of industries in Australia, Spain or the United States. 

If you are a Canadian student and require an internship as a part of your university studies or you just want to advance your career and build solid experience on your resume with international experience then we have an internship to suit your needs.

An internship abroad as a student will provide you with real-life experience in a professional setting. You will benefit from the guidance of a designated supervisor at a dynamic host company in one of four destinations - Australia, Chile, Spain or the United States. You will also have the opportunity to explore the country while gaining an invaluable life experience abroad. 

As a participant in our program, you’ll find out what it’s really like to live, work and travel abroad. You’ll be able to stay in the country for up to 6 months. Our experienced team will help you with all your pre-departure planning and provide the following:

  • Advice to get your Work Permit application processed successfully
  • Resume revision
  • Pre-departure orientation (in Vancouver)
  • Orientation next day after arrival to your destination in our partner´s office!
  • Advice on finding accommodation
  • Be enrolled, studying full time in a Canadian Institution
  • Interview preparation workshop
  • Interview through Skype with potential employer
  • A guaranteed internship placement before leaving Canada!
  • Assistance getting your cellphone
  • Mail holding & luggage storage
  • Ongoing support and monitoring for the duration of the program
  • 24/7 Emergency Number in the destination country

Where do you want to do your internship?


The United States has the world's largest economy and opportunities in almost every industry. Doing an internship in the US will open business opportunities and increase your professional network! Whether you are situated in busy New York, vibrant Chicago, the friendly Midwest or anywhere else, America caters for every personality and interest. Start planning your American internship now!

  • Eligibility: 
    • Canadian Nationality
    • Age between 18 and 30 years old
    • Registered as a student in Canada
  • Repeat Participation:  No
  • Visa Duration: Up to 12 months
  • Program Duration: Canadians can complete an internship on the WHV for a maximum of six months.
  • Type of Visa: Working Holiday


Since Spanish is the third most spoken language by native speakers, it is the perfect language to learn to speak fluently in reference to your future career plans.

By practising the language while doing your Hospitality Internship in Spain, you also learn to adapt to new ways of working in an international context and a new culture. 

  • Eligibility: 
    • Canadian Nationality
    • Age between 18 and 35 years old
    • Registered as a student in Canada
  • Repeat Participation:  No
  • Visa Duration: Up to 12 months
  • Type of Visa: Working Holiday
  • Eligibility: 
    • Canadian Nationality
    • Registered post-secondary student or a recent graduate
  • Repeat Participation:  Allowed at least 90 days between the end of your first internship and the second application.
  • Visa Duration: Up to 12 months
  • Type of Visa: J1 


For 15 years our partner in Australia has been the expert at providing internships in Adelaide, Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne, Perth and Australia-wide.  

As an intern you will be allocated an Internship Program Supervisor, a one on one point of contact to guide and mentor you throughout your internship experience. Your IPS will assist in preparing you for your internship and ensure that you get the very best out of your program! We provide you with what you need for career success!

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Internship Industries Available

  • Accounting
  • Advertising
  • Architecture
  • Arts and Culture
  • Biology / Biotechnology
  • Business Administration
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Design & Multimedia
  • Tourism & Travel
  • Web Design
  • Education
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Environmental Causes
  • Event Planning
  • Fashion
  • Film
  • Finance
  • Green Business
  • Hotel and Hospitality
  • Human Resources
  • International Trade
  • Law and Legal Services
  • Marketing
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Media / Communications
  • Networking
  • Office Administration
  • Politics and Advocacy
  • Public Relations
  • Real Estate
  • Sales
  • Software Development