International Experience Canada (IEC) provides youth with the opportunity to travel and work in Canada.
If you’re eligible, you’ll be placed into one or more pools of International Experience Canada (IEC) candidates. You’ll get a message in your account that confirms you are in the pool(s).
Gain Canadian professional work experience to better compete in a global economy.
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This category is for you if:
Under this category, work must be:
The type of work permit you get in the Young Professionals category is an employer-specific work permit.
The job you are offered in Canada must be classified as a National Occupational Classification (NOC) Code Skill Type Level 0, A or B to be considered as contributing to your “professional development.” A NOC C job might be accepted if you can submit a post-secondary diploma, certificate or degree, with your work permit application. Your diploma, certificate or degree must be translated to English or French.