Items tagged : Working Holiday Experience

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

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

5 Tips On Rent in Vancouver for Working Holidays

5 Tips On Rent in Vancouver for Working Holidays

Posted July 10, 2018 in Working Holiday

It can be super exciting when you finally land in Canada and begin your Working Holiday adventure! However, you’ll eventually realize something important amongst all the excitement – you need a place to live! Although our Working Holiday programs have optional add-ons including homestay accommodation, some of our participants prefer to find their own place during their …Continue Reading

10 Reasons To Do A Working Holiday In Canada

10 Reasons To Do A Working Holiday In Canada

Posted June 11, 2018 in Working Holiday

“We took an entire week to ski and surf over on Vancouver Island. This was definitely the highlight of my year so far.” Has anyone else done the ski and surf combo on Vancouver Island? 🎥: @itsbigben 📍: @mountwashington, @tourismtofino, @tourismvancouverisland #ExploreBC . Have a photo or video of BC that you want us to see? Tag …Continue Reading

To-Do’s On Day 1 of Your Working Holiday In Canada

To-Do’s On Day 1 of Your Working Holiday In Canada

Posted June 8, 2018 in Working Holiday

It can be super exciting to start a new adventure in a different country, find work, and make new friends during your Working Holiday in Canada. However, we know that it can also be a bit scary and stressful because you might be unsure of what you need to do during your first couple of days after …Continue Reading

Portuguese Citizens Can Now Work in Canada on a Working Holiday

Portuguese Citizens Can Now Work in Canada on a Working Holiday

Posted May 16, 2018 in News, Working Holiday

March 20th, 2020 UPDATE: Due to COVID-19, International Experience Canada (IEC) applications are currently on hold. Applications from Portuguese citizens and all other eligible countries are not being processed at this time. Leave us your details in the form at the bottom of this post if you are a Portuguese citizen wanting to know when IEC opens …Continue Reading

Stepwest Stories – Irene from Barcelona & Work Adventure in Canada

Stepwest Stories – Irene from Barcelona & Work Adventure in Canada

Posted December 14, 2017 in Stepwest Stories, Working Holiday

Are you ready to live abroad? To gain international work experience? There are probably a million unanswered questions that might be crossing your mind about living abroad, but the only way to know is to get started! Once you have stepped off that first flight to that new country, then all your questions will be answered. StepWest …Continue Reading

New Office – Stepwest Moved To A New Location!

New Office – Stepwest Moved To A New Location!

Posted November 27, 2016 in News

We Have Exciting News! The team at Stepwest has very exciting news that we want to share with all of you! Stepwest moved to a new office in Downtown Vancouver! The company has expanded a lot in the past 5+ years and we thought it would be a naturally fitting step to move into a larger office space where …Continue Reading

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 2016, during the IEC 2017 season we will keep you updated about quotas and opening dates for each country. If you are looking at applying for the IEC Working Holiday …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