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2021 Diversity Internship Program in Human Resources & Equity

Dear colleagues,

I am very pleased to announce the launch of the Diversity Internship Program in Human Resources & Equity. Since launch in 2016, we have had the privilege of hosting four interns across the Division and I look forward to helping the rest of the HR community welcome next year’s new talented graduates to the University of Toronto.

Program Overview

The Diversity Internship Program will provide a one-year paid position for recent human resources graduates who self-identity as Aboriginal / Indigenous Persons (North America), Racialized Persons / Persons of Colour, and/or Persons with a Disability.

Divisional HR Offices must apply to host a placement, and if successful, are provided central funding (up to 50% of a Confidential-1 FTE) for an internship position for up to one year. This year, there will be two placements available.

Interns will be hired on a term basis into an excluded Human Resources staff position and will be paid no less than the Hiring Rate on the appropriate salary range for a similar excluded human resources position.

Download the placement application form

Download sample job descriptions for past placements

All placement applications are due by November 30, 2020. Please submit them to wuwu.ugbeye@utoronto.ca.

If you have any questions about internships in general or the Diversity Internship Program in Human Resources & Equity, please feel free to contact me directly.