International Experience Canada Program IEC

1,818 Invitations Sent for Canada Work Permits under International Experience Canada (IEC) Draws 2024 

The International Experience Canada Program (IEC) 2024 season sent out a total of 1,818 invitations for work permits in Canada on 11 May 2024. These invitations were distributed across three categories: 

 

  • Working Holiday
  • Young Professionals, and
  • International Co-op (Internship).

Working Holiday Category

  • Invitations: 1,568 invitations were sent in this category.
  • Eligibility: Individuals from various countries who seek to work in Canada without a specific job offer.
  • Pool: The Working Holiday Pool currently has 33,290 applicants from 34 countries.
  • Countries: Invitations were issued to individuals from various countries, with Australia receiving the highest number of invitations.
  • Chances: Excellent chances for most countries, with some exceptions having very low chances.

Young Professionals Category

  • Invitations: 169 invitations were sent in this category.
  • Eligibility: Individuals with a job offer from a Canadian firm that supports their professional growth.
  • Pool: 3,883 candidates are in the pool for this category.
  • Countries: Invitations were issued to candidates from different countries, with France and South Korea being prominent.
  • Chances: Excellent chances for most countries, while some have very low chances.

International Co-op (Internship) Category

  • Invitations: 81 invitations were sent in this category.
  • Eligibility: Post-secondary students with a job offer for an internship in Canada.
  • Pool: 2,458 candidates are in the pool for this category.
  • Countries: Invitations were extended to candidates from various countries, with France leading the count.
  • Chances: Excellent chances for most countries.

IEC 2024 Season Fees

  • Fee Structure: The fee for the IEC 2024 season is $172 CAD for all participants.
  • Working Holiday: Applicants must pay a $100 CAD fee.
  • Young Professionals and International Co-op: No additional fees for applicants, but employers must pay a $230 CAD compliance charge.
  • Biometrics: Applicants requiring biometrics must also pay an $85 CAD fee.

Conclusion

The international experience Canada program IEC 2024 draws have sent a significant number of invitations across various categories, offering opportunities for international youth to gain work experience in Canada. Contact Asif Consulting for the fee structure and ensure compliance with the requirements of their chosen category.