For example: if you are from Calgary and you attend school in Saskatoon, your permanent address in Calgary.
It is the responsibility of each individual to ensure they have a valid work permit prior to the commencement of the Summer Leadership Program that allows them to work full-time hours.
Only academic departments can offer credit, and policies differ from one department to the next. Often your internship must relate directly to your major area of study, which this internship may or may not do.
If you are seeking to obtain academic credit from your SLP internship, we urge you to obtain approval from your academic institution prior to submitting your SLP 2021 application.
As with an in-person internship, the best way to get the most out of a virtual internship is to be completely engaged in all program activities. All Program participants are expected to be in attendance online for all official program events. Training events may be held outside work hours to best accommodate the requirements of the office you are working with and your learning experience.
Participation in this Program is an opportunity for growth, so we expect participants to be in attendance for all programming. All program training, events, and opportunities will be hosted online.
However, depending on the COVID-19 public health measures throughout the Summer of 2021, participants may have an opportunity to work in-person in the Office of the Member of Parliament they are interning with. If there is an opportunity to work in-office in Ottawa or the riding and if travel is required for this purpose, it is the responsibility of the participant to find, book and finance their own travel and accommodations for the duration of their stay. This will strictly be dependent upon public health measures through the duration of SLP 2021.