Work & Travel Canada Young Professional
Work & Travel Canada Young Professional

Gain Professional Job Experience in Canada

Use the Request Info link to be notified once the 2021 program opens!

The Young Professional program allows U.S. citizens 18-35 to work in their field for up to one year. You’ll have support during the application process and throughout your program. If you already have an offer of paid, full-time employment in Canada, the Young Professional Visa could be a great option for you!

Program Highlights


Experience in your career field

An ideal option for those with a job in their career or academic field


Support from the U.S. and Canada

Agencies on both sides available to help with all your questions

A second-year option

A second-year option

Even if you’ve done a working holiday you may still be eligible for this program

Program Highlights

Key Info



Work throughout Canada



Start anytime


Application Deadline

Apply at least 3 months in advance


To be eligible you must:

  • Be a U.S. citizen
  • Be between the ages of 18 - 35
  • Have a job offer already
U.S. Department of State-Designated J-1 Visa Sponsor
Alliance for International Exchange
Exclusive partner of the Erasmus Student Network for J-1 Visa sponsorship of internships in the U.S.
European-American Chamber of Commerce New York
Generation Study Abroad
Global Ties U.S.
International Au Pair Association
WYSE Travel Confederation
The International Coalition for Global Education and Exchange