Items tagged : Working Holiday Experience

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

Stepwest Stories – Valeria from Costa Rica & her Working Holiday in Canada!

Stepwest Stories – Valeria from Costa Rica & her Working Holiday in Canada!

Posted March 3, 2016 in Stepwest Stories, Working Holiday

To start the month of March off this 2016 we wanted to bring back our Stepwest Stories. Due to the busy ending of 2015 when we focused on projects like getting our new Recognized Organization Status, moving to our new office, launching our new outbound department called Stepabroad, we couldn’t launch a new post about our Stepwest Stories until now! For …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

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

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