Indigenous Youth Internship Program (IYIP)

Community / Organization: 
BC Public Service
Posting Date: 
Wednesday, March 16, 2022
Closing Date: 
Tuesday, May 31, 2022
Multiple Locations in BC
Job Status: 
Full Time

BC Public Service

Indigenous Youth Internship Program (IYIP)
$48,770.20 annually OR $26.7051 hourly

Internships will begin on September 1, 2022, and end on August 31, 2023.
Internships may be located in Vancouver, Victoria, or multiple communities around the Province of BC, depending on positions and operational requirements.

Gain valuable experience through this award-winning program

When you take on the role as an Indigenous Youth Intern, with the award-winning Indigenous Youth Internship Program, the experience can provide you with an opportunity that you’ll never forget. Find out more about the program, its people and successes, and submit your application before the deadline. You will learn many aspects of public service and provincial government processes, participate in workshops across the province, develop your leadership and professional skills and create a path for your future education and career development.

The Indigenous Youth Internship Program (IYIP) will launch its 16th year in the public service this September. The one-year opportunity – led by the BC Public Service Agency – welcomes exceptional Indigenous youth ages 18-29 and supports you through:
• Nine months of work in a ministry.
• Three months of work at an Indigenous organization in BC.

Qualifications for this role include:

• Due to nature of the program and in accordance with Section 42 of the BC Human Rights Code, only people of Indigenous heritage (First Nations, Métis, or Inuit) will be considered.
• 18 to 29 years of age as of September 1, 2022.
• Currently reside in British Columbia.
• Grade 12 graduation as of March 2022, or equivalent with some post-secondary education, or equivalent with a combination of work, life, community, education and/or experience as noted below.
• Demonstrated leadership potential, either through work, community, or volunteer experience, for example:
o Youth representative on a youth council
o Community governance
o Organizing your community’s participation in large events/gatherings
o Co-ordinating cultural events
o Board member for an organization

For more information, and to apply online by May 31,2022, please go to:

For more information, and to apply online by May 31,2022, please go to:
Type of opportunity: 
Job Posting
Job Sector: 
Public Administration