Current opportunities

CAPI intern Will Howling with Indian host familey
CAPI intern Will Howling (UVic Gustavson School of Business) with host family in Namunda, India

Internships & Scholarships

Below is a snapshot of the internship and scholarship opportunities that CAPI offers throughout the year. Each program has different eligibility criteria and application deadlines. If you have any questions about our programs, please contact Robyn Fila rfila@uvic.ca


Queen Elizabeth Scholar (QES) internships

What: internship placements with civil society partners across the Asia-Pacific region

Who: upper-level undergraduate or graduate-level students at the University of Victoria

Participants will engage with their local community through a Capstone project, blogging and podcasting, and other community engagement activities.  


Japan internships

What: four-month internship placements with CITYNET Yokohama, Japan

Who: upper-level undergraduate or graduate-level students at the University of Victoria

Participants will work at CITYNET Yokohama, focusing on urban development related issues including disaster preparedness, infrastructure development, climate change and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).


Karenni refugee education internships

What: seven-month internship placements with The Karenni Social Development Center (KSDC) in Mae Hong Son, Thailand

Who: upper-level undergraduate or graduate-level students at the University of Victoria

The intern selected will be involved in teaching KDSC’s Advanced Community Training Course aimed at equipping KSDC students with the skills needed to become advocates and activists for the Karenni people as they strive towards a free and democratic future.