Category: Study & Work

Stepwest Stories – Charlotte from Germany & Her Internship Adventure in Canada!

Stepwest Stories – Charlotte from Germany & Her Internship Adventure in Canada!

Posted October 2, 2015 in Stepwest Stories, Study & Work

Stepwest Stories introduces Charlotte (24) from Munich, Germany! We are really glad to talk about Charlotte’s story during her experience in Canada, through our Business Essentials Program. Charlotte got her Bachelor of Arts in Media and Communication Management, and specialized in Marketing and Event Management back in Germany. “I wanted to gain international experience and I want to …Continue Reading

Canada eTA Requirement for Working Holidays, Internships, and More

Canada eTA Requirement for Working Holidays, Internships, and More

Posted September 24, 2015 in Study & Work, Working Holiday

The following information applies to our International Participants who may be interested in coming to Canada for any of our Work and Travel programs such as our Working Holiday and Internship programs. This article has a FAQ and a list of visa-exempt countries for your convenience. In short, Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) have an eTA requirement for foreign …Continue Reading

Stepwest Stories – Martin, Business Essentials in Vancouver

Stepwest Stories – Martin, Business Essentials in Vancouver

Posted June 30, 2015 in Stepwest Stories, Study & Work

The end of the month is here, so it is time for us to share stories from one of our participants in Vancouver who works hard and plays harder! Welcome to Stepwest Stories! Mountain biking, outdoor activities, presentations, hard work and partying are the words best used to describe Martin’s stay in Vancouver, Canada. Martin arrived at our office …Continue Reading

Stepwest Stories – Silvia & her Business Essentials Program

Stepwest Stories – Silvia & her Business Essentials Program

Posted May 28, 2015 in Stepwest Stories, Study & Work

We are really glad to introduce the story of Silvia from Mexico and her experience in Canada. Silvia graduated from an International Trade Degree and worked for the last two years at the University of Guanajuato, México. She enrolled for our Business Essentials Program in order to have the chance to study and work in Canada. “I always wanted …Continue Reading

Stepwest Stories – Kassandra from The Netherlands & her Graphic Design Internship in Vancouver

Stepwest Stories – Kassandra from The Netherlands & her Graphic Design Internship in Vancouver

Posted April 15, 2015 in Stepwest Stories, Study & Work

Kassandra (24) is a student from the Netherlands who decided to do her Graphic Design internship here in Canada for 6 months. “I studied Restoration & Decoration back home. During those studies I was taught many creative painting and decoration styles, which I loved, but I wanted to turn my passion for design into a career in the visual …Continue Reading

Stepwest Stories – Rodrigo, College & Internship

Stepwest Stories – Rodrigo, College & Internship

Posted January 29, 2015 in Stepwest Stories, Study & Work

The end of the month has arrived and like every month, we share the stories from one of our great participants who work, live and play in Vancouver to give you an insider’s look. Welcome back to Stepwest Stories! For our fifth instalment, we’ve teamed up with Rodrigo from Mexico for a quick view of his international …Continue Reading

Stepwest Stories – Guillaume, Student Internship

Stepwest Stories – Guillaume, Student Internship

Posted December 2, 2014 in Stepwest Stories, Study & Work

Stepwest Stories is back, and our star today is Guillaume from The Netherlands, who has been doing a Graphic Design and Marketing internship in Canada! We spent some time with Guillaume in order to find out more about his international internship experience in Canada! If you’re under the age of 35, are registered as a student in …Continue Reading

Stepwest Stories – Melanie from France & her Engineering Internship Experience

Stepwest Stories – Melanie from France & her Engineering Internship Experience

Posted September 3, 2014 in Stepwest Stories, Study & Work

Throughout the year, university students from all over the world come to Canada to gain valuable international work experience through co-op and internship positions. This was exactly the case of Melanie, a young engineering student from France who spent 6 months doing her engineer internship in Canada. Headquartered in Vancouver, Melanie’s host company is an international energy …Continue Reading

Stepwest Stories – Madeleine, Marketing Internship

Stepwest Stories – Madeleine, Marketing Internship

Posted August 14, 2014 in Stepwest Stories, Study & Work

As part of the Stepwest monitoring process, we get monthly feedback from our participants that we have placed at different companies around Canada. We want to know how they are doing, and if they think that they are achieving their career related goals. We hear some great stories every month and some of them are definitely worth sharing! …Continue Reading

10 Ways to make a positive first impression during your Canadian internship

10 Ways to make a positive first impression during your Canadian internship

Posted July 15, 2014 in Study & Work

We’re pretty sure you’ve heard the expression “You never get a second chance to make a first impression”. So, it’s important that you do your best to create a positive impression when you are about to start your internship in Canada. Here are some tips for making a great first impression! 1. Dress properly. The initial impressions …Continue Reading