At IH Vancouver, we understand that language acquisition is only the first step in achieving your career goals. With this in mind, we have developed a wide variety of work-related programs providing real-world experience. All work experience programs consist of study at International House Vancouver and a work component. The majority of our work placements utilize the services of Internex™ Internship Exchange, Canada’s leader in International student placement.
Work Permit Types
Open Working Holiday Visa
For students from Germany, Netherlands, France, Sweden, Denmark, Hong Kong, Latvia, Italy, Norway, Czech Republic, Japan, Spain, Brazil, Chile, Taiwan and Korea.
For students from Poland, Czech Republic, Chile, France, Germany, Latvia, Norway, Spain, Sweden & Switzerland.
Open to all participants eligible to attain a student visa and who undertake a relevant course of study and where the internship is not more than 50% of the total program of study. Can be used for unpaid internships or entry level tourism and hospitality internship placements.
For students from Austria, Chile, Czech Rep., France, Germany, Latvia, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland.
• Each of the eligible visas has different requirements.
Please check with a Canadian embassy or consulate in your country prior to applying. IH Vancouver is unable to offer any visa application assistance for this program.
• For an up to date listing of available temporary work, please click here.
]Work Experience Program Brochure[Last update: Feb. 2013]