Stepwest for the work experience of a lifetime.

We’re Stepwest, a leading internship and working holiday placement provider and a Recognized Organization (RO) by the Government of Canada.

We help hundreds of international students and young professionals study, work and travel in Canada with guaranteed work experiences every year. Our focus is to create the best possible experience to help you grow personally and professionally. We’ll find you a work placement that fits your skills, interests and long-term career goals, so that you can make the most out of your time in Canada. Are you ready?

Our outbound department, Stepabroad, is also available to help Canadian youth go abroad for work and travel experiences.

We Are Recognized

Why Travel with Stepwest

As a trusted Recognized Organization by the Government of Canada under its IEC program, we’re proud to help international youth experience the enriching, life-changing moments that come with living, working and travelling in Canada. We’ll be with you every step of the way, saving you time, money and stress so that your transition to Canada is a breeze. On our Stepwest programs, you’ll receive:

Guaranteed Work Placement

We offer one of the most diverse and extensive internship and work placement networks available. We’ll match you with the perfect work experience to achieve your goals – or your money back!

Work Visa Assistance

Your personal trip coordinator will give step-by-step guidance on applying for your visa, and support you through the whole process, including activating your work permit upon arrival into Canada.

Ongoing Support

From resume and interview preparation, pre-departure orientation and travelling to Canada; accommodation, setting up your new life and staying for the whole journey… we’ve got your back.

Want To Learn More?

Interested in learning more about our programs? Leave your details and one of the Stepwest team members will be in touch to answer all your questions!

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May 19, 2022

How to Work a Ski Season in Canada: 2022/2023 Guide

The 2022/2023 ski season is shaping up to be the best yet; travel restrictions have lifted, ski season jobs are in plentiful supply and incredible winter activities await. Interested? Read on to discover how to work a ski season in Canada.

Feb. 3, 2022

IEC 2022 Recognized Organization (RO) – Everything You Need To Know

Finally, International Experience Canada (IEC) 2022 is here, and the good news is that Working Holiday candidates will not need to provide proof of a valid job offer to receive an invitation anymore!

Dec. 22, 2021

The Working Holiday Visa Canada: A Guide for Austrians

If you’re an Austrian looking to apply for a working holiday visa for Canada, but are finding the whole process confusing, you’ve come to the right place.

Photo Credits Janelle Timms