International Experience Canada 2014 will open on Friday, January 10th, 2014, at 7:00 a.m. Sydney time (January 9th, 15:00 Ottawa time). OPEN
The application process to participate in the International Experience Canada (IEC) initiative will be conducted in two stages:
If you have obtained information from a secondary source concerning the IEC initiative, please note that only the information posted on our website should be relied on.
You've dreamed of spending a year living and working in Canada. Maybe you want to gain valuable international work experience in a bilingual country...travel across Canada while working at stops along the way...or simply intern abroad for your next co-op work placement.
Did you know that the Government of Canada has an arrangement with the Government of Australia to make it easier to do just that?
Through International Experience Canada, you can apply for a temporary work permit to travel and work in Canada for up to two years. Previous participants may re-apply as long as they meet the criteria and requirements at the time of their new application.
International Experience Canada enables Australian citizens between the ages of 18 and 30 to:
Get started today – Choose your experience!
Ski in British Columbia: Canadian Tourism Commission
Explore Canada’s Parks: New Brunswick Department of Tourism and Parks
Work and travel in Quebec City: Canadian Tourism Commission
Northern Lights in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories: Canadian Tourism Commission