iSchool: Master of Information Co-op – NMF

In cooperation with the Nelson Mandela Foundation (NMF) the Faculty of Information offers one student per year the opportunity to complete a placement in South Africa at the NMF Centre of Memory.  The intern will participate in the design and development of physical and virtual Mandela archives.

Want to make a difference? Have you ever wanted to be close to a historical icon? Have the best summer of your life?

The Faculty of Information provides a stipend to cover the cost of travel and living expenses for three months. The NMF covers accommodation during the internship.


Country(ies): South Africa
City: Nishinomiya
Institution: NGO/ Community-based


Accepting Applications: Yes
Timeline: Fall/ Winter/ Year-long
Run By: CIE
For Credit: Yes


Language of Study: English
Level of Study: Graduate
Subjects Available at Host: Information
Program Type: Professional/Internship
Tuition & Incidentals: Paid to UofT
Program Fees: Paid to UofT
Funding: Yes


Schools/Faculties: Faculty of Information
Requirements: Complete INF3900H taught by the MI Co-op Director. Complete at least 8 courses (4.0 FCE). Maintain good academic standing (A-).