Items tagged : experience

Study Travel Star Awards 2016 – Voting Is Now Open!

Study Travel Star Awards 2016 – Voting Is Now Open!

Posted March 1, 2016 in News

Time goes by so fast! The 11th Study Travel Star Awards for International Education by Study Travel Magazine are already here! At Stepwest, thanks to the support of our partners around the world and the great Working Holiday in Canada jobs and Internships in Canada that we provide, we were shortlisted as one of the Top 5 Star Work Experience …Continue Reading

Stepwest Is Now A Recognized Organization (RO)!

Stepwest Is Now A Recognized Organization (RO)!

Posted March 1, 2016 in News, Recognized Organization (RO)

Hey guys! We have some super exciting news to share with you all – we’ve been designated as a Recognized Organization (RO) under IEC (International Experience Canada) by Citizenship and Immigration Canada! Before, we were only able to offer our Working Holiday in Canada and Internship in Canada programs to those from the 32 IEC approved countries. Basically, if …Continue Reading

Canada Working Holiday Packing List – A Checklist Before Coming

Canada Working Holiday Packing List – A Checklist Before Coming

Posted February 10, 2016 in Working Holiday

If you’re reading this, you’re probably in one of these situations: you either got your work permit and are ready to come to work and travel in Canada, you’re still in your country’s working holiday pool for International Experience Canada 2018, OR you’re simply considering a working holiday sometime in the near future. No matter who you are, we …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 Income Tax Return

How To Apply For A Canadian Income Tax Return

Posted November 25, 2015 in How To Guide

So you decided on coming to beautiful Canada and you’re either currently working at your Working Holiday City Job, Working Holiday Resort Job, or have just finished your program. You may have even been initially surprised by the idea or concept of “paying taxes” here in Canada. You may not have ever experienced anything like that back …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

International Experience Canada 2016 Opening Dates

International Experience Canada 2016 Opening Dates

Posted October 30, 2015 in News

*LAST UPDATED AS OF September 6th, 2016* Click here for the updated IEC 2017 Opening dates, invitation dates, quotas and number of invites per country. Refer to the table below to see invitation dates, quotas, number of invites sent so far per country for IEC 2016, and more. First off, the team at Stepwest would like to thank everybody for their support …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

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

Nominated for a ST Star Award as Top 5 Work Experience Provider – Second year in a row!

Nominated for a ST Star Award as Top 5 Work Experience Provider – Second year in a row!

Posted August 1, 2015 in News

There is no better way to start our week at Stepwest than with this exciting news! We’re thrilled to announce that we´ve been nominated for an ST Star Award by Study Travel Magazine, the second year in a row! The ST Star Awards takes place every year and ranks excellence in business performance in the industry. In 2014, thanks to …Continue Reading