Items tagged : experience

International Experience Canada 2017 Opening Dates

International Experience Canada 2017 Opening Dates

Posted November 11, 2016 in News

  Refer to the table below to see invitation dates, quotas, number of invites sent so far per country for IEC 2017, and more. We are back! Just as we did during International Experience Canada IEC 2015 & 2016, during the IEC 2017 season we will keep you updated about quotas and opening dates for each country! We were amazed about the number of views of our video-guide …Continue Reading

How To Apply For A Canadian Working Holiday Visa 2017

How To Apply For A Canadian Working Holiday Visa 2017

Posted October 31, 2016 in How To Guide, Working Holiday

UPDATE (14th Nov. 2016): First rounds of invitations won’t start until end of November 2016.  International Experience Canada (IEC) 2017 is now open! This time we didn’t have to wait for the new year. IEC has already announced its opening of the pools for all the candidates interested in applying for a Working Holiday, International Co-Op or Young …Continue Reading

ST Star Awards – Stepwest Shortlisted Third Year in a row!

ST Star Awards – Stepwest Shortlisted Third Year in a row!

Posted August 18, 2016 in News

The 11th Study Travel Star Awards for International Education has announced the nominees in their August issue of the Study Travel Magazine, and at Stepwest we are pleased to announce that we have been shortlisted for THIRD YEAR IN A ROW as a top 5 ST Star Work Experience Provider!  Thanks to the support of our partners around the world and the …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

How To Improve Your English For A Working Holiday in Canada

How To Improve Your English For A Working Holiday in Canada

Posted August 14, 2016 in How To Guide, Working Holiday

So you’ve always wanted to visit Canada and immerse yourself in a different culture, improve your English, and make some new friends – all while working to pay off your travel expenses! At this point you’ve probably discovered working holidays in Canada, which is great! In order for you to quickly and easily find a job on …Continue Reading

5 Things You Must Try On Your Working Holiday in Canada

5 Things You Must Try On Your Working Holiday in Canada

Posted April 14, 2016 in Working Holiday

We know that Canada is a big place and it can be a bit overwhelming deciding what you want to do once you’ve landed for your Working Holiday in Canada (besides work!). Do you want to explore the world-famous wilderness and experience the nature first hand? Do you want to try your hand at winter sports? The list can …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

Stepwest Stories – Valeria’s Working Holiday in Canada

Stepwest Stories – Valeria’s Working Holiday in Canada

Posted March 3, 2016 in Stepwest Stories, Working Holiday

We’re excited to introduce another one of our Stepwest Stars in our Stepwest Stories! Stepwest Stories is an on-going feature series where we highlight our program participant’s experiences in Canada. It’s a great way to share their Canada Working Holiday experiences with others thinking about doing the same. Valeria and her Working Holiday Experience in Vancouver We …Continue Reading