Category: Study & Work

Stepwest Stories – Giorgia from Rome to study and work in Vancouver!

Stepwest Stories – Giorgia from Rome to study and work in Vancouver!

Posted November 24, 2016 in Stepwest Stories, Study & Work

This  month’s Stepwest Stories comes with an Italian accent guys 🇮🇹! We are happy to share the story of Giorgia- Italian girl from Rome who moved to Vancouver in September 2015 and spent six awesome months studying and working in Canada through our Business Essentials Program. Giorgia studied Marketing & Advertising at the Libera Maria SS. Assunta University in Rome and graduated …Continue Reading

Stepwest Stories – Ivana from Montenegro and her Study & Work Experience in Vancouver

Stepwest Stories – Ivana from Montenegro and her Study & Work Experience in Vancouver

Posted September 11, 2016 in Stepwest Stories, Study & Work

We are really happy to present the story of Ivana from Montenegro, this month’s Stepwest Star, who is the perfect proof that even if you don’t belong to the ‘lucky’ 32 countries under the International Experience (IEC) Agreement with Canada that allow you to obtain a Working Holiday permit, you can still experience this amazing country. You can gain international work experience …Continue Reading

Stepwest Stories – Felicia from Moldova and her Study & Work experience in Vancouver!

Stepwest Stories – Felicia from Moldova and her Study & Work experience in Vancouver!

Posted August 17, 2016 in Stepwest Stories, Study & Work

We are really happy to introduce you to our Stepwest Star this month- Felicia, who comes from small country in southeast Europe called Moldova! Felicia is a Public Relations and Communications Graduate from University of Moldova, and Canada has always been number one on her list of countries she wanted to live in. Without a shadow of doubt, Felicia is our most determined participant who …Continue Reading

5 Tips For Writing A Canadian Internship Cover Letter

5 Tips For Writing A Canadian Internship Cover Letter

Posted April 5, 2016 in How To Guide, Study & Work

Internships, internships, internships. If anybody has noticed, that’s been a recurring theme for our articles lately – and for a good reason too! With the International Experience Canada (IEC) releasing a majority of their International Co-op Visas at this point (check out our IEC 2016 Masterlist here), we thought that it would be important to help lay down the …Continue Reading

7 Tips For Writing A Canadian Internship Resume

7 Tips For Writing A Canadian Internship Resume

Posted March 28, 2016 in How To Guide, Study & Work

You’ve probably already planned on completing an internship abroad sometime in the near future. Now, whether you need to complete an internship abroad because you need the credits for University in your home country OR you simply want to see the world while building your resume, you need apply to internships before you can secure anything! While participants in …Continue Reading

5 Benefits To Going For an Internship In Canada

5 Benefits To Going For an Internship In Canada

Posted March 28, 2016 in Study & Work

Why complete an internship in Canada? Why not just find something close to home where you’re familiar with the culture, the people, and the language? As a young person, it will be temping to stay within your comfort zone and instead pursue something that feels safe to you – such as an internship in your home country. …Continue Reading

15 Ways To Celebrate The Holidays In Vancouver!

15 Ways To Celebrate The Holidays In Vancouver!

Posted December 17, 2015 in Study & Work, Working Holiday

We’re now officially in the middle of December and you can definitely feel the holiday cheer in the air in Canada, whether it be on the streets and in the shops of Vancouver, or in our own office at Stepwest! We just wanted to share with you different events to help you celebrate the upcoming new year …Continue Reading

How To Apply For A Canadian International Co-op Visa 2016

How To Apply For A Canadian International Co-op Visa 2016

Posted December 16, 2015 in How To Guide, Study & Work

Instructions For Candidates Instructions For Host Employers For those who are still not aware, International Experience Canada 2016 has announced a completely new application process for the new year! The changes are applicable to Working Holiday, International Co-op, and Young Professional candidates. For those interested in applying for the International Co-op category, there will be quite a few …Continue Reading

Top 10 Tips To Ace Your Canadian Internship Interview

Top 10 Tips To Ace Your Canadian Internship Interview

Posted November 16, 2015 in How To Guide, Study & Work

Are you ready to start interviewing for a Professional Internship in Canada through our Internship Programs or Education Programs? Do you have little experience with interviewing professionally? Have you never interviewed for a professional job or an internship before? If you answered “yes” to any of these questions, don’t hesitate! If you are coming to Canada via an International …Continue Reading

How Much Does It Cost To Live In Vancouver For Working Holidays?

How Much Does It Cost To Live In Vancouver For Working Holidays?

Posted October 16, 2015 in Study & Work, Working Holiday

So you’ve found an awesome Working Holiday job in Vancouver through our Working Holiday City Job Program and you’ve started to settle down in your daily routine and have even made a few friends along the way. Sounds pretty good, right? In order to help you plan ahead and budget accordingly, let’s walk through a breakdown of …Continue Reading