Category: Working Holiday

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

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

Note: If you are looking for information regarding IEC repeat participation, please refer to our Recognized Organization IEC Season 2020/2021 page. The many similarities between Canadians and Australians is a big draw for Australians looking to work in Canada. Together we’re friendly, open to adventure, value a laidback lifestyle, and have an appreciation for natural beauty. The …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

How to Find a Job in Whistler with Staff Accommodation

How to Find a Job in Whistler with Staff Accommodation

Posted May 7, 2020 in How To Guide, Working Holiday

Whistler is one of the most famous resort destinations in Canada. Every year, thousands of working holiday participants travel to Whistler for the ultimate working holiday experience on the west coast of Canada. As one of the most popular working holiday destinations, there is more competition for jobs in Whistler with staff accommodation. Are you wondering if …Continue Reading

FAQ’s About Working Holiday Jobs in Canada at Summer or Ski Resorts

FAQ’s About Working Holiday Jobs in Canada at Summer or Ski Resorts

Posted April 29, 2020 in Working Holiday

Are you planning a Working Holiday in Canada? After some research, you may be thinking about working at a ski resort or hotel. If that’s the case, you’ve found the right place. Every year we place working holiday travelers from around the world in summer and ski resort jobs in Canada. These travelers come from any one …Continue Reading

Hiring Seasons for a Ski & Summer Working Holiday in Canada

Hiring Seasons for a Ski & Summer Working Holiday in Canada

Posted April 22, 2020 in How To Guide, Working Holiday

Are you planning a gap year or working holiday in Canada? Canada is the perfect year-round destination if you wish to experience a ski season then spend the summer exploring national parks. It’s a great place to enjoy the endless outdoor adventure activities, improve your English skills, and meet people from all over the world! Whether you …Continue Reading

Stepwest Stories – Karolina’s Working Holiday in the Canadian Rockies

Stepwest Stories – Karolina’s Working Holiday in the Canadian Rockies

Posted April 6, 2020 in Stepwest Stories, Working Holiday

Stepwest Stories is back for a Working Holiday story in the Canadian Rockies! We are delighted to introduce Karolina from the Czech Republic. She was referred by our previous rockstar participant, Martin from the Czech Republic. We also featured Martin on our Stepwest Stories back in June 2015 while he completed his study and work experience and …Continue Reading

Biometrics for Canada Visa Applications – Your Top Questions Answered

Biometrics for Canada Visa Applications – Your Top Questions Answered

Posted March 20, 2020 in Hospitality Internship, Student Internship, Study & Work, Working Holiday

August 22, 2020 UPDATE – Due to COVID-19, the Government of Canada has announced that extensions are available for biometrics required for IEC applications. See the full details here. Are you looking to come to Canada under International Experience Canada (IEC) with a Working Holiday, International Co-op or Young Professional work permit? Biometrics is a required part of the process …Continue Reading

How to Apply for the Canada Working Holiday Visa – IEC 2020

How to Apply for the Canada 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