IEC 2021 Recognized Organization – Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

IEC 2021 Recognized Organization – Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Posted March 3, 2021 in How To Guide, Recognized Organization (RO)

April 2021: We have now reached the maximum number of applications that we can process due to the limitations on the quota for Recognized Organizations. We are NOT accepting anymore applications to be part of our waiting list. IEC 2021 is here, and since Canada presently has travel restrictions in place, IEC has done their best to …Continue Reading

Travelling to Canada during COVID-19 Restrictions – IEC participants & Students

Travelling to Canada during COVID-19 Restrictions – IEC participants & Students

Posted February 24, 2021 in How To Guide, Recognized Organization (RO)

Updated August 09th 2021 The 3-night hotel stopover requirement will be eliminated for all travellers (vaccinated and unvaccinated) arriving by air after 12:01 A.M. EDT on August 9. 2021. Fully vaccinated IEC participants & students entering Canada Fully vaccinated travellers who are permitted to enter Canada may be exempted from the federal requirements to: quarantine, including the …Continue Reading

The Canada Working Holiday Visa: A Guide for Irish Citizens

The Canada Working Holiday Visa: A Guide for Irish Citizens

Posted October 26, 2020 in Working Holiday

Are you thinking about moving to Canada on a working holiday visa? Canada and Ireland have an agreement in place allowing Irish citizens to stay in Canada for up to two years on a working holiday visa. That’s a nice amount of time to explore our great nation’s three coastlines and make some money while you’re here! …Continue Reading

The Working Holiday Visa in Canada – What Citizens of Sweden Need to Know!

The Working Holiday Visa in Canada – What Citizens of Sweden Need to Know!

Posted September 29, 2020 in Working Holiday

The Canada Working Holiday Visa, or Working Holiday–visum Kanada, is by far the best way for citizens of Sweden to work in Canada. On a working holiday in Canada, you can make money to pay for your living and travel expenses! From Swedish students looking for a summer job abroad to recent graduates and young professionals that …Continue Reading

The Working Holiday Visa in Canada for Portuguese Citizens

The Working Holiday Visa in Canada for Portuguese Citizens

Posted September 15, 2020 in Working Holiday

Are you a Portuguese citizen planning to apply for the Canada Working Holiday Visa? Congrats, you’re about to embark on an exciting journey! In this post, we break down everything you need to know as a Portuguese passport holder applying for the Canada Working Holiday Visa in 2021. Please note: Due to COVID-19, International Experience Canada (IEC) …Continue Reading

Stepwest Stories – Natalia’s Finance Work Experience in Vancouver

Stepwest Stories – Natalia’s Finance Work Experience in Vancouver

Posted August 14, 2020 in Stepwest Stories

Meet Natalia! Today in our Stepwest Stories, we would like to introduce Natalia from Spain. Natalia is a graduate of the University of Valencia’s Business Management program. After a few years of getting work experience in Spain, Natalia decided she wanted to get international work experience. Canada was her destination of choice! Natalia had a very clear …Continue Reading

How Australians Can Work in Canada – A Complete Guide

How Australians Can Work in Canada – A Complete Guide

Posted July 16, 2020 in How To Guide, Working Holiday

Australia and Canada have long been close allies and friends. We have shared values and culture. In fact, our ties go back several hundred years through the Commonwealth. This relationship fosters immigration, study, and work opportunities between our countries. So can Australians work in Canada? The great news is, yes! In fact, for Australians between 18 and …Continue Reading

How to Extend Your POE Letter – IEC Working Holiday Canada

How to Extend Your POE Letter – IEC Working Holiday Canada

Posted June 23, 2020 in News

UPDATED AS OF SEPTEMBER 3, 2020 Is your POE Letter for Canada about to expire? The current situation of COVID-19 is affecting all work permit applications and work experiences planned in Canada for 2020. International Experience Canada (IEC) is working to make sure you do not miss your IEC work opportunity in Canada. At the beginning of …Continue Reading

How to Find Jobs in Banff with Staff Accommodation

How to Find Jobs in Banff with Staff Accommodation

Posted May 19, 2020 in Working Holiday

The town of Banff is located in the heart of the Canadian Rockies just 90 minutes from the city of Calgary. It is one of the top destinations for working holidaymakers from more than 30 countries that can participate in International Experience Canada. If you are considering doing a working holiday in Canada, you may be looking …Continue Reading

Arrival in Canada: How to Activate your IEC Work Permit

Arrival in Canada: How to Activate your IEC Work Permit

Posted May 15, 2020 in How To Guide, Working Holiday

Congratulations on receiving your IEC Working Holiday approval! Now it’s time to start preparing for your arrival in Canada. In order to do so, there are a few documents you must get ready to ensure your entry through Immigration Canada goes smoothly. Important note: Make sure you refer to the Government of Canada’s website for the most …Continue Reading