“[Through IEC] My goal had been achieved: I had visited a new part of the world without getting into debt, improved my English and made new friends.” Valerie Cardinal, Working Holiday, Australia
If you’re between the ages of 18 and 35, your next life’s adventure could take you just about anywhere! Why not travel and work abroad through International Experience Canada (IEC)?
Travel and work abroad experiences are a great way to:
The work portion of your trip lets you earn money abroad so that you can fund your travels during your extended stay. While you might not make enough for savings, it’s a great way to afford side trips, other excursions and accommodations while you’re away.
International Experience Canada secures bilateral reciprocal youth mobility arrangements and agreements with different countries around the world to make it easier for you to obtain a temporary work permit for up to one year
Imagine working in a pub in Dublin, a café in Rome, or at a surf shop at Bondi Beach in Australia... The possibilities are limitless!
Canadian citizens have two options for planning a Working Holiday:
Independent Travel Abroad
Travel Abroad Through A Recognized Organization
Read stories from other Canadians just like you who have travelled and worked abroad through International Experience Canada.
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