Bhutila Karpoche MPP, Parkdale–High Park

Government of Ontario

The Ontario Parliamentary Friends of Tibet (OPFT) is thrilled to announce that the successful summer youth program is coming back for a second year!

This paid placement is to provide youth of Tibetan origin the opportunity to get a behind the scenes experience and on the job learning in a Member of Provincial Parliament’s (MPP) Office.

Modelled after the Parliamentary Friends of Tibet (PFT) federal program, this program will be focused on provincial governance and the Ontario Parliament.

Program Duration
May 3 to June 11, 2021

During the program, seminars will be organized to enhance the student’s knowledge of the Legislative Assembly of Ontario and government structure. Meetings will also be held to reflect on and observe each other’s experiences.

Varies in different offices. 

Application Deadline
11:59 p.m., April 16th, 2021

Application Criteria

Applicants must 

  • be of Tibetan origin currently enrolled in or recently graduated from a Canadian post-secondary educational institution
  • live in Ontario
  • be interested in learning about day-to-day governance and the structure of Legislative Assembly of Ontario

Applications must include:

  • Information on extracurricular activities including community involvement
  • Statement of Interest and resume
  • Two references

Download the application here.

Completed applications must be sent to [email protected]

For any questions please contact Dechen Tenzin at [email protected]