Young Canadian will now have the opportunity to travel and work in Australia through International Experience Canada Program. The joint agreement signed by the Honourable Ahmed Hussen, Minster of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship and Honourable Peter Dutton, Australia’s Home Affairs Minister to expand the age range for Youth Mobility between Canada and Australia.
The amended (Memorandum of Understanding (MoU)) signed between Canada and Australia will now allow young adults aged between 18 to 35 years to work and travel through the International Experience Canada (IEC) program.
Australian country is a major source of foreign participation in IEC and is also a top destination for the Canadian youth under this program. The eligible age for IEC has been increased from 30 to 35 years that will most likely provide more opportunities for the young Canadian adults who have the relevant experience. In this way both countries will gain valuable skills in a global work environment.
The IEC program is specially designed for young people to gain valuable international work experience and travel abroad. This program lists 34 destinations that are available to young Canadians looking for international work experience with IEC’s partner countries and territories. Know Easiest Ways to Migrate to Canada
IEC was originally originated in 1965 as a cultural exchange between Canada and Germany and following its success, Canada proceeded to create an international level and exchange program with other countries to promote cultural exchanges between young people.
More than 200,000 Canadians have taken advantage of the work and travel experiences offered through the International Experience Canada Program.
IEC program has three categories of participation:
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