Interested in becoming a Consultant for the Public Good Initiative?

Applications for PGI Consultants for 2019-20 will open in September. If you have any questions or inquiries please do not hesitate to contact us at


Are you a student at the Munk School of Global Affairs and Public Policy at the University of Toronto seeking experience as a policy consultant? We want to harness your creativity and ingenuity to help public-benefit organizations in our community. Your fresh perspective and research skills could be a significant asset to a worthwhile organization.

What will you get out of your experience as a PGI consultant?

  • Peer consultant relations
    • Practice working in a small, professional team
    • Network with your classmates
  • Client relations
    • Practice the art of ‘managing up’
    • Network within your client organization
    • Gain contacts for informational interviews
    • Build effective communication skills in the professional setting
  • Professional development
    • Attend networking events and speakers
    • Learn ‘consulting 101’ from training sessions and workshops
  • Experience working on a policy project
    • Develop project management (from start-to-finish!) skills
    • Practice professional policy research, writing and presentation preparation
    • Produce a concrete, marketable deliverable
    • Gain a valuable interview story and addition to your policy resume