Gain Internship Experience, On Your Own Terms.

Select a real-world, remote internship project from a partner organization, and work 1:1 with a seasoned Youthfully coach to make it a success.

Limited space. Apply now.


This 1:1 Program is For Students Seeking:

Real Work Experience

Work on real challenges organizations are facing with a 1:1 coach guiding you.

A Résumé Builder

Add ‘intern’ to your résumé to improve your employability.

Trying Things Out

Get a taste of working in a field before committing to a path you’re unsure about.

Access a Remote, Flexible Project-based Internship With Support From A 1:1 Coach.

Gaining valuable internship experience is tough.


You may not have the ‘connections’ to access a career-quality internship.


You lack ‘real’ work experience, so it’s hard to stand out when other applicants have more experience.


Your location or schedule limits the internships you can apply to.


We reimagined the typical internship experience.


Tap into our expansive network of partnership organizations and choose any internship project.


Work on real-world organizational challenges, no matter what your age or experience.


Choose when you want to work on your internship project, 100% remote with guidance from a coach.

Work On An Interesting Project Under the Mentorship of a Dedicated Youthfully Coach

Engineering, Architecture, Environment

How can we effectively implement mass timber as a new construction method?


Virtual reality, computer science, product, growth

How can we enhance flight mechanics and simplify social onboarding for our VR flight simulation game?


Mobile Apps, Marketing, social media, growth

How can we achieve viral growth and expand app distribution to influencers on a limited budget?


Computer Science, Data, AI, Content

How can we use ChatGPT and AI to generate content aligned with various clients' tone of voice?


Mechatronics, Electrical, Drones, Mechanical

How can we design a drone/camera system to inspect industrial chimneys without a crane?


ECommerce, Marketing, Solar, Environment

How can we create a recurring revenue model using our existing customer base, website traffic, and digital presence?


Finance, Business, Startups, VC

How should a tool/template be built to make investor updates more efficient for startup CEOs?


Law, Legal Research & Analysis, Case Law,

What are the legal requirements and significant cases related to removing an Estate Trustee in Ontario?


eCommerce, Marketing, DTC, SaaS

How can we reach more <$5M DTC e-commerce businesses to get them to engage with our content & try Backbone?

START YOUR INTERNSHIP TODAY Apply to learn about our full list of internships.

Program Outline

This is a virtual 1:1 summer program, completely tailored to each student’s schedule.

Phase 1 (~1 Week)

Internship Project Kick-off

Collaborate with your coach to select an internship project that aligns with your interests and goals.

Then work with your coach to read the project brief clarify the problem statement and project objectives, and come up with a list of questions to ask the project owner at the first touchpoint ensuring a solid foundation to begin their work.

Outcome: Student clear on project scope.

Phase 2 (~2–6 Weeks)

Solve the Problem

In this phase, you will work closely with your coach to tackle the project, breaking down the problem, conducting thorough analysis, and developing innovative recommendations or solutions.

With guidance from your coach, you may also have the opportunity to implement your proposed solutions.

Outcome: Project execution, analysis, recommendations, implementation.

Phase 3 (~1-4 Weeks)

Client Presentation/Debrief

The final phase centers around the internship showcase, where you will prepare and present your project outcomes to the project owner or relevant stakeholders. During the presentation, you will succinctly pitch your recommendations or solutions, demonstrating your understanding of the problem and your proposed strategies.

Following the presentation, you will engage in a debrief session with your coach, reflecting on the project, discussing key learnings, and exploring potential next steps.

Outcome: Presentation, feedback, debrief with coach.


Application Process


Tell us a bit about yourself.

Intake & Interview

Meet with a member of our team.

Accepted & Matched

Get started with your perfect coach.

Internships done the right way with a dedicated 1:1 coach.

Tired of internships that fall short on support and mentorship?

Our internship program revolutionizes the experience by providing dedicated 1:1 guidance from an expert coach, coupled with valuable interactions with C-level executives at our internship providers.

This will transform your growth and propel your career forward.


Build unique experience and gain marketable skills.

Unlike typical internships, which often involve mundane and menial tasks that offer little to no skill development, our internship program focuses on meaningful work.

You’ll assume greater responsibility, collaborate with a dedicated coach to tackle the project challenge, interact with and present to a C-level executive, and seize the opportunity to cultivate more marketable skills than your peers.

client Journey


Youth Coaching helped Melody work on an internship project from Uber Toronto, pursue a career and academic path that was aligned with her true passions and interests, get accepted to Queen’s Computer Science, and gain confidence and self-assurance.

Read Melody's Journey

Common Questions

Yes, the summer internship project experience program is open to all students.

University students, high school students, and even the occasional middle school prodigy work on internship projects for real companies.

This is incredibly flexible. You’re not bound to an office or set hours, it’s a fully remote and flex-hour internship.

Since this is a 1:1 program, you and your coach will craft a plan and schedule that works around your commitments.

Coaching sessions are done virtually and 1:1 at times that are convenient to you. You will book calls with your coach via the Youthfully coaching platform.

You and your coach will choose how often the sessions take place, which depends on your needs, goals, schedule, etc., as well as the program you’re working on.

Flexibility is a priority. Some students have calls in evenings, weekends, or whenever fits their schedule.

Yes. You are working 1-on-1 with your coach, 100% of the time.

There are no group classes or divided attention. You have exclusive access to a world-class youth coach, ready to go the extra mile.

Simply book an intake call.

Please note: we have limited spots in each program and students are admitted in the order in which applications are received.

Traditional internships require 40 hours per week of work, usually on mundane and menial tasks, and lack proper mentorship.

Our program flips the typical internship model on its head by offering flexibility in terms of time commitment. You won’t be expected to work a minimum number of hours a week, allowing you to balance your internship with other commitments.

Second, the projects you’ll work on are not the kind that organizations would typically hire students for. Through our expansive network of partnership organizations, you’ll have the opportunity to choose a real-world internship project. Despite your age or experience, you’ll be able to contribute to and tackle genuine organizational challenges.

Third, you’re paired with a Youthfully coach who will help you make the project successful, including your interactions and end-of-program presentation to a C-level executive at the partner organization.

Unfortunately, no. We have partnered with select schools, so this program is covered in the cost of their tuition for students; but for everyone else, this is a paid program.

It will, however, give you an incredible return on your investment.

The projects we’ve sourced from organizational partners boost your résumé and improve your future earning potential far beyond the cost of the program.

In addition, students receive 1:1 coaching on the project from a paid professional Youthfully coach, and build sought-after skills through first-hand experience.

A Guaranteed, Career-Quality Internship, Facilitated by a Youthfully Coach.

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"I am very happy with my experience with Youthfully. I obtained an internship in private equity, working directly under the CEO to work on due diligence analysis for company acquisitions. This is extremely rare experience for a high school student.

It not only helped reassure me that my decision to pursue business is a good one, it helped me get my career launched at a very early age."




"Youthfully offered me an internship project with a leading university research centre, where my challenge is to design an experiment to evaluate the mitochondrial impact of coffee consumption.

My Youthfully coach is a scientist, so she has been guiding me through the process while still allowing me to feel empowered and in control.

It's been worth every investment and I'd recommend anyone using it as a springboard for their career and receive quality mentorship that isn't as available at school.




"Working with Joel, I launched a non-profit wheelchair tennis program, called Aces on Wheels. I also became a finalist in the TD Community Leadership scholarship and was a winner of a RBC Scholarship, valued at $2,500.

I now attend the Queen's Commerce program and obtained an internship after first year with Cisco Systems. Joel has shown me the results of passion combined with work. I now do what I love while striving the make a difference in the world."



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