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Work During your trip to Canada: International Experience Canada


It’s a dream of many…an once-in-a-lifetime opportunity too good to miss! If you have ever wanted to live, travel and work in Canada, here is a perfect opportunity to make your dream come true.

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International Experience Canada is a temporary Work Permit program for young people aged 18-35 who are from one of the countries that have a bilateral reciprocal youth mobility arrangement or agreement with Canada. Couldn’t find your country from the list? No worry, you also have a chance to connect with one of the recognized organizations  for other travel and work opportunities in Canada.

There are three categories under IEC program:

  • The Working Holiday Program gives adults between 18 – 35 years the opportunity to travel and work in Canada for one or two years
  • The Young Professionals Program gives adults between 18 – 35 years the opportunity to gain professional work experience
  • The International Co-op Program is for students to gain work experience related to their studies.

What you can do after IEC ?

Extend your stay in Canada as a Temporary Worker: with a valid job offer, and a positive LMO, you would be able to extend your work permit beyond your IEC permit. You’ll have a chance to continue gaining your work experience in Canada, or looking for more opportunities in Canada for your future career contribution.

Live in Canada permanently: Temporary foreign worker in a skilled occupations would be able to apply under Canadian Experience Class for permanent residency after at least 1 year work experience in Canada. For more information about CEC program, please contact us

Over 415,000 international participants have traveled and worked in Canada under IEC. Read some of their stories to learn about their experience

There is a quota every year for each program in each country, you can check here to see if you missed this year. If you did, be prepared to apply next year!

Contact us for more information about International Experience Canadian

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