The 2015 IEC season will not open before January 2015. Be assured that opening information will be posted on the IEC website as it becomes available. We ask that eligible participants from IEC countries and Canadian employers refrain from contacting the IEC team as it will not have any information available before it appears on the IEC website. Please continue to check the IEC website for updates and any details on the 2015 opening.
If you wish to explore other options for coming to Canada, please visit the Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) website.
International Experience Canada 2014 will open on Wednesday, January 22nd 2014, at 16:00 Rome time (10:00 Ottawa time). CLOSED
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 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