At Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment Partnership (MLSE), we are committed to creating an inclusive workplace that is representative of our community and where all employees feel they belong and can reach their full potential. We are Canada’s preeminent leader in delivering top quality sport and entertainment experiences and one of North America’s leading providers of exceptional fan experiences. We are the parent company of the National Hockey League’s Toronto Maple Leafs, the National Basketball Association’s Toronto Raptors, Major League Soccer’s Toronto FC, the Canadian Football League’s Toronto Argonauts and development teams with the Toronto Marlies (American Hockey League), Raptors 905 (NBA G League), Toronto FC II (MLS NEXT Pro League) and Raptors Uprising Gaming Club, the Toronto Raptors Esports franchise in the NBA 2K League.

MLSE owns and/or operates all the venues our teams play and train in, including Scotiabank Arena, BMO Field, Coca-Cola Coliseum, Ford Performance Centre, BMO Training Ground, and OVO Athletic Centre. We also provide fans in Toronto with incredible live music and entertainment events, as well as exceptional culinary experiences through our restaurants (e11even and RS) and clubs (Hot Stove Club, ScotiaClub and Platinum Club). Through MLSE Foundation, we have invested more than $45 million into Ontario communities since 2009 and with MLSE LaunchPad, we provide a place where youth facing barriers use sport to recognize and reach their potential.

We achieve all of this through our Common Purpose - to unite and empower our employees to create extraordinary moments for our fans and each other. Come be a part of the team.

Job Description

As part of the MLSE People & Inclusion team, you will have the extraordinary opportunity to work collaboratively with the MLSE P&I Team and internal business partners, to support strategic talent management programs that focus on elevating the employee experience. This includes, but is not limited to employee engagement campaigns and surveys, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion activities, celebration and recognition events, HR policies and procedures, organizational change initiatives, health and safety updates, etc.

MLSE’s Internship term dates are from May 8th, 2023 - September 1st, 2023


  • Support to the People & Inclusion team with researching, planning, and performing organizational wide employee programs & initiatives

  • Provide communications support, including the development of executive and non-executive level presentations

  • Proactively identify ways to increase engagement in workplace initiatives and events

  • Assist in the coordination and administration of MLSE recognition programs, employee events, learning & development sessions, as well as breakthrough moments across the organization

  • Support standard methodology research on employee experience to advise the development of future programs and initiatives

  • Provide administrative data entry support such as record keeping, maintenance of records and files and other service functions as required

  • Assist the Talent Acquisition team with recruitment needs, including but not limited to the coordination of job fairs

  • Adhere to all MLSE service standards and policies

  • Work in compliance with the provisions of the Occupational Health & Safety Act


Note: Before reviewing the qualifications listed below, we want you to know that we understand you may not meet all the qualifications described and have other relevant expertise and experience. We invite you to please share this with us in the "Message to the Hiring Manager" section of our online application.

  • Currently enrolled in a post-secondary institution studying Human Resources, Organizational Behavior, Psychology or Related Field.

  • Expert in Microsoft Office Products (Word, PowerPoint, Excel); comfortable providing updates to senior leadership in PPT, using data insights acquired through Excel.

  • Strong communication skills (verbal, written and visual) with the ability to collaborate with partners across all levels

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team in a fast-paced environment

  • Highly organized with the ability to work on multiple projects / programs with tight deadlines

  • Creative approach, thinks in an unexpected way and passionate about employee experience

  • Accountable for accuracy and timeliness of work within the department

  • Personal integrity when handling confidential information

  • Expresses a strong curiosity about HR related functions

  • Familiarity with HR Software (Workday & SmartRecruiters) an asset

  • Previous internship experience in an HR related field is an asset

Additional Information

Apply by: February 7, 2023

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

At MLSE, we are committed to building an equitable, diverse and inclusive organization. We are an equal opportunity employer and we do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. MLSE will provide reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with disabilities in the job application process.