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Where Do You Want to Go? Travel and Work Abroad Destinations Through International Experience Canada

Want to teach English in France, intern at a design studio in Spain or work as a barista in Italy? Choose your experience and find out more about the requirements for travelling and working abroad for up to one year, for Canadians aged 18-35* .

Below is a list of international destinations where Canada has bilateral youth mobility arrangements or agreements in place. Further information and applications can be found by clicking on the country link. Where will your next life’s adventure take you?

CountryAge LimitWorking
Holiday
Young
Professionals
International
Co-op
Australia18-30YesNoNo
Austria18-30NoYesYes
Belgium18-30YesNoNo
Chile18-35YesYesYes
Costa Rica18-35YesYesYes
Croatia18-35YesYesYes
Czech Republic18-35YesYesYes
Denmark18-35YesNoNo
Estonia18-35YesYesYes
France18-35YesYesYes
Germany18-35YesYesYes
Greece18-35YesYesYes
Hong Kong18-30YesNoNo
Ireland18-35YesYesYes
Italy18-35YesNoNo
Japan18-30YesNoNo
Korea, Rep.18-30YesNoNo
Latvia18-35YesYesYes
Lithuania18-35YesYesYes
Mexico18-29YesYesYes
Netherlands18-30YesYesNo
New Zealand18-35YesNoNo
Norway18-35YesYesYes
Poland18-35YesYesYes
Slovakia18-35YesYesYes
Slovenia18-35YesYesYes
Spain18-35YesYesYes
Sweden18-30YesYesYes
Switzerland18-35NoYesYes
Taiwan18-35YesYesYes
Ukraine18-35YesYesYes
United Kingdom18-30YesNoNo

Looking for a Country Not Listed? 

We are working to establish bilateral youth mobility arrangements and agreements with other countries not listed at this time. If the foreign country in which you are interested is not listed above, please refer to other travel and work abroad options offered through these recognized organizations.

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Date Modified:
2014-03-12