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IEC 2019 Application Process – International Experience Canada

A few years now, Canada has been using the new system of selecting candidates for its IEC program. We’ve explained the new system (established for the 2016 season) in this blog posts. For 2019, that entire system is getting a slight redesign and update and now will

Wilderness Volunteer in Canada – Placement options and what to expect

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For those of you who weren’t lucky enough to get an IEC permit but still like to intern in Canada, and you don’t mind getting your hands dirty while you do so, the Wilderness Volunteer in Canada Program provides some exciting and interesting placement options. Whether you

Volunteer in Canada – Make a difference to the world

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There are many reasons why someone would choose to volunteer in Canada. Some would like to spend time in one of the most exciting and livable countries in the world. Others, choose to volunteer in Canada in order to practice their English / French language skills in

Internship in Canada – July Events in Vancouver

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Internship in Canada – All work and no play? Gaining professional experience through your internship in Canada is important. Let’s say it should be one of the most important goals. However, turning your stay in Canada into nothing else but ‘work’ is not a good way. Aside

Internship in Canada – Work permit guide

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Which permit should you apply for when taking an Internship in Canada? According to some research there are about 300,000 active interns across Canada. Some of them are Canadians and some international students. An internship in Canada is a great way to develop skillsets and to boost

Canadian Holidays 2017

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Over here we celebrate some uniquely Canadian holidays. Do you know which ones they are and why we celebrate them? Read on … Public (statutory) holidays in Canada or stat holidays  consist of a variety of cultural, national and religious holidays in Canada. Some of them are widely celebrated

Why should I volunteer abroad?


Do you want to feel useful? Like you are making a difference in the world?  Do you want to travel, explore and feel like you are active and making a contribution to society? Maybe you should consider doing something that will allow you to travel and develop your

WYSTC 2016 Summary

Friday Keynote on WYSTC 2016 in Belgrade

The 25th annual World Youth and Study Travel Conference (or commonly known as WYSTC) took place in Belgrade, Serbia from 20th until the 23rd of September. This is one of the leading major events for the global youth, student and education travel industry.   WYSTC brought together

9 things to do while taking an internship in Montreal

In one of our previous posts we gave some key tips on what to do and see when you’re completing your internship in Toronto. Now since Montreal is the second-largest city in Canada, it would be a shame not to give you some hints on what to

Important: Electronic Travel Authorization (eTA Canada)

In August 2015, Canada has introduced a new entry requirement, known as eTA (Electronic Travel Authorization) intended for visa-exempt nationals who visit/travel to Canada by air. Exceptions from this new requirement are US residents and all other who have a valid visa. For other methods of travel

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