Maintain your immigration status   IEC Canada (COVID-19)

Maintain your immigration status IEC Canada (COVID-19)

Posted March 25, 2020 in How To Guide, Recognized Organization (RO)

  April 17th, 2020 Update from IEC: How the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) is affecting – International Experience Canada applicants. Make sure you maintain your status in Canada Due to the COVID-19 situation a lot of International Experience Canada (IEC) 2020 participants are struggling to try to figure out what to do if they can not return back …Continue Reading

Biometrics Extended to 90 days for IEC Applicants – COVID-19

Biometrics Extended to 90 days for IEC Applicants – COVID-19

Posted March 24, 2020 in How To Guide, Recognized Organization (RO)

  April 17th, 2020 Update from IEC: How the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) is affecting – International Experience Canada applicants. Biometrics Appointment – IEC Canada work permit application Are you an International Experience Canada applicant? Then you are surely affected by the current COVID-19 crisis, including our Recognized Organization (RO) applicants, whether you are in Canada or outside of …Continue Reading

How to Apply for a Canadian Working Holiday Visa – IEC 2020

How to Apply for a Canadian Working Holiday Visa – IEC 2020

Posted March 20, 2020 in How To Guide, Working Holiday

IMPORTANT UPDATE FOR WORKING HOLIDAY VISA CANADA APPLICANTS: March 20th, 2020 – Due to the COVID-19 crisis, the Government of Canada has announced that all in-Canada biometrics appointments are canceled until further notice. If you had already booked an appointment within Canada to complete your biometrics for your International Experience Canada working holiday visa application, do not …Continue Reading

Coronavirus Update – Stepwest Participants in Canada

Coronavirus Update – Stepwest Participants in Canada

Posted March 13, 2020 in News

UPDATE April 17th, 2020: How the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) is affecting – International Experience Canada applicants. March 29th, 2020: Temporary foreign workers, some international students and approved permanent residents who haven’t yet landed are now able to enter Canada. If you’re traveling by air, you need to pass a health check conducted by airlines before you’re allowed to …Continue Reading

Stepwest Stories: Gabriel from Costa Rica & his Hospitality Internship in the Canadian Rockies

Stepwest Stories: Gabriel from Costa Rica & his Hospitality Internship in the Canadian Rockies

Posted March 12, 2020 in Hospitality Internship, Stepwest Stories

We want to introduce Gabriel, our Stepwest Stories Star! A graduated Chef from Costa Rica currently completing his Hospitality Internship in Canada through our work experience program in Canada. Almost a year ago, Gabriel decided to leave Costa Rica to challenge himself with new work experience abroad. The Canadian Rockies, to be more exact, Banff, Alberta, would be …Continue Reading

9 Steps to optimize your LinkedIn profile for your internship search in Canada

9 Steps to optimize your LinkedIn profile for your internship search in Canada

Posted February 28, 2020 in Student Internship

If you are reading this article; you must have a LinkedIn profile already. But are you really making the most out of your LinkedIn profile? If you are looking to find an internship in Canada, you must optimize your LinkedIn profile. LinkedIn is a valuable networking tool to connect with host companies, make yourself known and obtain …Continue Reading

How to file your taxes as a student or Working Holiday participant in Canada – Updated for 2020

How to file your taxes as a student or Working Holiday participant in Canada – Updated for 2020

Posted February 26, 2020 in How To Guide

UPDATED March 26th, 2020:  As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Federal Government of Canada has extended the deadline to file your income tax and benefit return from April 30th to June 1st, 2020. For more information please refer to the website of the Government of Canada. Tax season is back! Whether you are planning to come …Continue Reading

Tips to Find your Internship in Canada from our Lead Placement Specialist

Tips to Find your Internship in Canada from our Lead Placement Specialist

Posted February 20, 2020 in Student Internship

Would you like to find an internship in Canada in 2020? If you are from a country that holds an active agreement with Canada regarding the International Experience Canada (IEC Canada), then Canada is the perfect country to gain real-world experience while improving your level of English. An internship in Canada will open doors for your future …Continue Reading

Follow your Work or Study Permit limits during your time in Canada: New Entry/Exit program!

Follow your Work or Study Permit limits during your time in Canada: New Entry/Exit program!

Posted February 13, 2020 in News

Whether you are already in Canada completing an internship, enjoying your Working Holiday program in the Canadian Rockies or starting a College Co-Op Diploma program as a student in Vancouver, this is an update that you should be aware of: Canada’s federal immigration authorities are now able to monitor the entry and exit information by air and …Continue Reading

Recognized Organization – International Experience Canada FAQs

Recognized Organization – International Experience Canada FAQs

Posted February 7, 2020 in How To Guide, News, Recognized Organization (RO)

  April 17th, 2020 Update from IEC: How the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) is affecting – International Experience Canada applicants. Please note: IRCC is continuing to accept submissions of profiles into IEC pools. However, due to service interruptions, applications are not being processed at this time. No applications in process will be closed or refused due to a lack …Continue Reading