Marketing Internships

An international marketing internship in Canada will give you practical experience in a global workplace, boost your resume and build your international network. In short, all the ingredients to launch a successful career in marketing.

Guaranteed International Marketing in Internships Canada

In today’s global economy, marketing makes the world go round. As a result, marketing jobs are highly sought after. Therefore, international work experience is an absolute must to gain a competitive edge. And for the cream of the crop, a marketing internship in Canada ticks all the boxes.

Why? For starters, Canada’s economy is booming. Consequently, multicultural cities like Toronto and Vancouver are taking the stage as global hubs for numerous industries. What does this mean for you? The opportunity to intern at leading international organizations, that’s what.

That’s where we come in. On our Marketing Internship Programs, get a guaranteed international marketing internship in Canada and launch your career.

Why Choose Stepwest


Guaranteed Marketing Internships in Canada

We are passionate about helping you make the most out of your internship abroad. Above all, we want to see you achieve personal and professional growth. Therefore, we will guarantee you the perfect marketing internship in Canada - or your money back!


Use your internship towards academic credits

We make sure your internship aligns with your university or vocational school requirements. This includes the internship agreement between your academic institution and your host company. Correspondingly, the report at the end of your internship, plus a whole lot more. In other words, we take care of everything.


Variety of Marketing Roles

Are you a social media wizard? Perhaps you're passionate about content marketing. Maybe you're keen to work on all aspects of digital marketing. That's where we come in. We work with great host employers across Canada and will position you in a field, and with an organization, that matches your goals.


Personal Coaching

Your personal internship supervisor will oversee your entire internship in Canada. This includes resume revisions, interview preparation and ongoing support throughout your time abroad. Think of us as your marketing angels.


Complete Support

We’ll provide step-by-step guidance for your internship visa application. This includes ensuring your host company completes its part in securing your international co-op work permit. We’ll also help you with trip preparation for Canada, and tons more!

Internship Programs


1 - 6 months


Toronto Marketing Internships

Cosmopolitan and culturally diverse, Toronto has made a name for itself as a major destination for international businesses. Therefore, a marketing internship in Toronto gives you the opportunity to work in multinational companies eager to offer internships in a creative, fast-paced environment.


1 - 6 months


Vancouver Marketing Internships

Vancouver is attracting businesses from all over the world in need of talented marketers. Consequently, an internship in Vancouver will give you the opportunity to gain experience from some of the leading innovators in marketing; all while embracing the West Coast Lifestyle.

May - August

1 - 6 months


Summer Marketing Internships

Want to take a marketing internship abroad during your summer break? We’ll set you up with a summer marketing internship so that you can put your skills to the test and build your resume. Plus, you'll get to experience Canada in the summer, which is, quite simply, spectacular!


1 - 6 months


Impact Internships

In our Impact Internship Program, get a marketing internship at Canada's leading social enterprises, non-profit organizations and social-impact companies. This is the perfect program if you are seeking to develop your marketing skills while building a meaningful career.

Marketing Internship Opportunities 

Our host companies are eager to give internship opportunities to international students studying marketing, business or communications.

If you want to intern during your summer break, our Summer Internship Program is just the ticket.  On the other hand, if you’re looking for something longer, we also offer marketing internships throughout the year for registered international students from IEC countries.

Have more questions? Take a look at our FAQ below or get in touch! 

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How do I apply for an international internship visa for Canada?

In order to get a marketing internship in Canada, you must be registered as a student from an IEC country. You can learn all about what that means, and if you’re eligible, on our internship visa requirements page.

That’s not all. Your host employer also has to take steps for you to apply for an international co-op visa. This includes paying a fee to the Government of Canada. This can be tricky to organize, however, our host employers are willing to support you to receive your visa. We cover this in more detail in our guide on Applying for the Canada International Co-op Visa.

Do you offer full-time marketing internships in Canada?

Yes, we offer full-time marketing internships in Canada that last between three to six months.

What about part-time marketing internships in Canada?

We can also offer part-time marketing internships if you want to have some time off to discover Canada while you intern. However, remember that you will have an employer-specific visa, therefore you can not work for any other employer in Canada. For that reason, most of our participants take full advantage of doing a full-time internship!

What will I do during my marketing internship? 

Experience, firsthand, how marketing strategies are applied in real life. This includes working on projects like marketing strategy development, company execution and content creation. Plus, you will get Canadian work experience through networking, professional development, and interacting with different areas of your host company.

What will I learn during my marketing internship abroad?

This will vary according to the internship field you enter. However, generally you will learn:

  • Content creation
  • Brand and marketing strategy
  • Digital consumer engagement
  • Marketing Analytics
  • Consumer insights
  • Teamwork
  • Leadership
  • Communication skills
  • Networking
  • Best practices in the marketing field
  • Event planning
  • Plus a whole lot more!

Who will I work for during my internship?

Interns are placed across a wide variety of organizations. This includes fast-growing marketing firms, boutique communications agencies and larger advertising organizations.

However, you will need to go through the usual hiring process, which includes passing an interview. But don’t worry, we’ll be there to guide you through the process so that you can nail the interview and land your dream internship!

Where can I do a marketing internship in Canada?

Canada’s marketing industry is expanding rapidly, with numerous internship opportunities across all marketing fields.

On our Marketing Internship Programs, build your global network in one of the most multicultural cities in the world, Toronto, or land a marketing internship in Vancouver, a world leader in tech, green business and finance, to name but a few.

When should I apply for 2023 marketing internships in Canada?

We’re now taking applications for 2023 marketing internships in Canada, so you can start planning straight away.

However, generally speaking, we recommend you give yourself at least three months ahead of your planned start date. So, if you want to do a 2023 spring marketing internship, start planning by December, while for 2023 summer marketing internships, start planning by January.