Biotechnology & Biology Internships

An international internship in biology or biotechnology will allow you to develop your overall skills and put your educational background to practical use.

Guaranteed Biotechnology & Biology Internships in Canada

After graduating with a degree in biology or biotechnology, your options can be extensive and it is often difficult to know exactly what will be the best route to take. That is why many graduates decide to take an international internship – either after graduating or during college.

A biology or biotechnology internship in Canada will help you discover which career path and niche in the biology industry is most suited to your education, skills, and interests. A general biology degree gives you a great foundation of knowledge and skills to use, and can be a gateway to different jobs in the field.

Skills you will learn:

  • Attention to detail
  • Collecting biological data
  • Creating charts and graphs
  • Critical thinking
  • Designing biological research models
  • Dissecting specimens
  • Documenting laboratory procedures
  • Research skills
  • Analytical and evaluation skills
  • Ability to handle and analyze complex data
  • Written and oral communication skills (through group and lab work)
  • Monitoring and recording
  • Independent work skills including time management and self motivation
  • And more!


We work with host companies in a range of bio sectors, which gives great diversity when it comes to placing you in the perfect international internship. You will be assigned a supervisor who will mentor you throughout your biology internship in Canada, giving you in-depth knowledge and insights on the operations of a North American biology industry.

Career Options:

  • Biological Technician
  • Health Records Professional
  • Technical Sales Representative
  • Environmental Educator
  • Toxicologist
  • Hydrometric Technologist
  • Regulatory / Government Affairs Specialist
  • Cytotechnologist
  • Bacteriologist
  • Forensic Laboratory Analyst
  • Microbiologist
  • Medical Geneticist
  • Quality Assurance Auditor
  • Pharmaceutical Financial Analyst
  • Health Care Administrator
  • Food Science Technologist / Food Scientist
  • Research Technician
  • Health Policy Analyst
  • Biostatistician
  • Environmental Health Officer
  • Conservation Biologist
  • Restoration Biologist
  • Conservation Officer
  • Agronomist


Vancouver is a city that has many growth opportunities in the health and government sectors that are in need of students or graduates with a biology background. This makes it the perfect city for you to gain international work experience in the bio sector.

As Canada continues to expand and grow in the biology and biotech related industries, such as the health and government sectors, there are also endless opportunities and different job options in other cities in Canada such as Toronto, Montreal and Calgary.

Let’s Get Started!

You can apply for a biotechnology or biology internship at any time of the year, however the earlier you start planning, the better.

Please check out our Eligibility page to see if you can apply.