Students can work on their university campus without a work permit if they fulfill the following three conditions:
The Social Insurance Number (SIN) is mandatory in order to work and for income tax purposes in Canada. It is in no way related to health insurance coverage. Your Social Insurance Number will be valid until the end of your stay in Canada or for a maximum of five (5) years. It can be renewed if necessary.
Please visit the Service Canada website for more information.
If you are interested in doing an internship Career Management Services can guide you in choosing it. Feel free to consult a student advisor about possible internships.