WORKING AFTER GRADUATION – INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

An excerpt from: Education au/in Canada.

There are many options available to you once you have completed your studies in Canada. You may choose to:

Work in Canada after graduation

Gaining valuable work experience in Canada after graduation can go a long way towards helping you permanently immigrate here. The following programs can help facilitate this process for eligible candidates:

Post-graduate work program

This program allows international students who have graduated from a participating Canadian post-secondary institution to gain valuable Canadian work experience through a special work permit issued for the length of the study program, up to a maximum of three years.

For more information or to apply:

Canadian experience class

This program allows international students who have graduated from a participating Canadian postsecondary institution to apply to permanently stay in Canada. In order to qualify, you must already be familiar with Canadian society, be able to communicate in English or French, have qualifying work experience, and be able to contribute to the Canadian economy.

For more information or to apply:

Provincial nominee program

This program allows international students who have graduated from a participating Canadian postsecondary institution to be nominated by a Canadian province or territory to become permanent residents of Canada. In order to qualify, you must have the skills, education and work experience needed to make an immediate economic contribution to the nominating province or territory.

For more information or to apply: