Apply Today – Fall 2022 UCC Parliamentary Internship
April 2, 2022. Ottawa, ON. Applications are now being accepted for the Fall 2022 Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) Parliamentary Internship Program. Applications are due April 30, 2022. To apply for the internship position please visit the UCC’s website – UCC Parliamentary Internship Application
The program provides valuable experience for Ukrainian-Canadian university graduates to work on Parliament Hill and helps develop the next generation of Ukrainian Canadian leaders.
“This program is an excellent way for youth to gain experience in the Canadian democratic process,” stated Demyan Hyworon, Chair of the UCC Charitable & Education Trust. “This exceptional program provides a unique opportunity for young people to work in the heart of democracy where history is made, and to benefit from the learning and professional development opportunities this environment provides.”
The internships are scheduled to begin during the fall session of Parliament, in late September 2022. Interns will have the opportunity to work at the federal level, potentially with Members of Parliament, Senators, or other opportunities. The UCC will continue to strictly follow all guidelines and directives from federal, provincial and local authorities in implementing our Parliamentary Internship Program.
Interested applicants are encouraged to participate in an Information Session taking place April 19, 2022 at 8:30 pm Eastern Time with the Program Director and alumni. To register for the information session please click here.
The UCC Parliamentary Internship Program is currently in its sixth year and has provided valuable experiences for all its alumni which has led to further professional employment opportunities in public service.
“Reflecting on my 2021/2022 Parliamentary Internship position, I am incredibly grateful for this opportunity to learn about the political process in Canada and how Parliament works,” stated Elizabeth Franceschini, 2021 Internship Alumna. “The experiences, skills and knowledge that I gained these past several months will be invaluable in all my future endeavours. I am grateful to the many donors and supporters of this program for providing this unique opportunity.”
To continue reading about Elizabeth’s experience, please click here.
The Parliamentary Internship Program is a program of the UCC Charitable & Education Trust, and is supported by the Roman Waschuk and Oksana Smerechuk Fund.
The Parliamentary Internship program is supported by generous donations from individuals and organizations, including the Shevchenko Foundation Ukrainian Canadian Veterans Fund, the Ukrainian National Federation and the Ukrainian Credit Union Ltd. For a full list of supporters of the UCC Parliamentary Internship Program, please visit our website here.
For all other questions related to the UCC Parliamentary Internship Program please write to firstname.lastname@example.org