The 2014 International Experience Canada program is not yet open. We are currently updating the information on the new application process for 2014.
The application process to participate in the International Experience Canada (IEC) initiative will be conducted in two stages:
Please note that it is not possible to create either an IEC Kompass account or a MyCIC account as long as the 2014 IEC initiative with Italy has not been opened.
Whether it is concerning the new procedure of applying on-line, the eligibility criteria, the required documents, the quotas or the opening date; no additional information regarding the 2014 IEC initiative is available at the moment.
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 experience in a bilingual country and travel across Canada while working at stops along the way.
Did you know that the Government of Canada has an agreement with the Government of Italy 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 six months.
Additional information regarding how to extend your stay in Canada as a tourist is provided under "While-in-Canada FAQ" of the FAQ section of this website.
International Experience Canada
International Experience Canada facilitates Italian citizens between the ages of 18 and 35 to:
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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