Work & Travel Canada
Work & Travel Canada

Choose your own working adventure with our friendly support!

The International Experience Canada (IEC) work permit program allows US citizens 18 to 35 years old to live and work in Canada for up to a year. Our program offers job search guidance, social activities and logistical support during your adventure. Each year a limited number of spaces are available to US citizens, who are required to work with a recognized organization when applying.

Program Highlights

Income as You Travel

Income as You Travel

Pick up seasonal jobs with our help to fund your travels and more

Outdoor Adventure

Outdoor Adventure

Enjoy some of the most stunning landscapes on the planet

Optional Orientation

Optional Orientation

Sessions in Toronto and Vancouver. Remote support also available

International Friends

International Friends

Meet other participants from across the globe

Support When You Need It

Support When You Need It

Join activities and call on the support team for help

Program Highlights

Key Info

Locations

Locations

Support offices in Toronto and Vancouver

Program Dates

Program Dates

Start any time you want

Application Deadline

Application Deadline

Sign up at least 3 months before your desired travel date

Duration

Duration

Maximum one year

Requirements

  • 18-35 years old
  • U.S. citizen
  • Graduate of an accredited U.S. high school

Process

Sign Up

Sign Up

Complete our easy online enrollment

Apply

Apply

Follow the guidelines to complete the government application

Travel

Travel

Get your work permit approval and travel to Canada!

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