Items tagged : international experience canada

The Canada Working Holiday Visa: A Guide for Irish Citizens

The Canada Working Holiday Visa: A Guide for Irish Citizens

Posted October 26, 2020 in Working Holiday

Are you thinking about moving to Canada on a working holiday visa? Canada and Ireland have an agreement in place allowing Irish citizens to stay in Canada for up to two years on a working holiday visa. That’s a nice amount of time to explore our great nation’s three coastlines and make some money while you’re here! …Continue Reading

Stepwest Stories – Natalia’s Finance Work Experience in Vancouver

Stepwest Stories – Natalia’s Finance Work Experience in Vancouver

Posted August 14, 2020 in Stepwest Stories

Meet Natalia! Today in our Stepwest Stories, we would like to introduce Natalia from Spain. Natalia is a graduate of the University of Valencia’s Business Management program. After a few years of getting work experience in Spain, Natalia decided she wanted to get international work experience. Canada was her destination of choice! Natalia had a very clear …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

Biometrics for Canada IEC Visa Applications – Your Top FAQ’s

Biometrics for Canada IEC Visa Applications – Your Top FAQ’s

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

How to file your taxes as a student or Working Holiday participant in Canada – Updated for 2020

How to file your taxes as a student or Working Holiday participant in Canada – Updated for 2020

Posted February 26, 2020 in How To Guide

UPDATED March 26th, 2020:  As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Federal Government of Canada has extended the deadline to file your income tax and benefit return from April 30th to June 1st, 2020. For more information please refer to the website of the Government of Canada. Tax season is back! Whether you are planning to come …Continue Reading

Stepwest Stories – Maider from Spain and her Study & Work experience in Canada

Stepwest Stories – Maider from Spain and her Study & Work experience in Canada

Posted December 5, 2019 in Stepwest Stories, Study & Work

Stepwest Stories is here! Let’s meet our next Stepwest star. Her name is Maider from the Basque Country (Pais Vasco) in Spain and she is currently completing her study & work program in Vancouver, BC. Follow along to hear about Maider’s story directly from her. Enjoy! Hello everyone! My name is Maider Aban and I am from the …Continue Reading

Recognized Organization – International Experience Canada FAQs 2019

Recognized Organization – International Experience Canada FAQs 2019

Posted March 10, 2019 in News, Recognized Organization (RO)

  April 17th, 2020 Update from IEC: How the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) is affecting – International Experience Canada applicants. Please note: IRCC is continuing to accept submissions of profiles into IEC pools. However, due to service interruptions, applications are not being processed at this time. No applications in processwill be closed or refused due to a lack of …Continue Reading

Stepwest Stories – Mariel from Mexico and her Study & Work experience in Canada

Stepwest Stories – Mariel from Mexico and her Study & Work experience in Canada

Posted March 1, 2019 in Stepwest Stories, Study & Work

Stepwest Stories is back, and this time with Mariel from Mexico as our Stepwest Star during her study and work experience in Vancouver. We have decided to let her tell you her story in her own words. Enjoy Mariel’s Stepwest Stories takeover! Hi everyone! Let me begin by introducing myself, my name is Mariel Jaime Vargas and …Continue Reading

Stepwest Stories: Christiane from Germany & her Engineering Internship in Vancouver!

Stepwest Stories: Christiane from Germany & her Engineering Internship in Vancouver!

Posted December 28, 2018 in Stepwest Stories, Student Internship

Today’s Stepwest Stories is about the engineering internship of one of our incredible participants. Introducing Christiane, our participant from Germany who is completing an internship in Canada through our Student Internship Program in Vancouver! Inspired by the quote “Living in the moment could be the meaning of life”, Christiane decided to move her life to Canada for …Continue Reading