Working while studying is one of the biggest advantages of choosing Canada for one’s further studies. As per the current rules, most students are allowed to work for up to 20 hours a week while school is on and can even work full-time during scheduled breaks like the summer break or the Christmas break. The condition allowing one to work in Canada is listed with The Study Permit.
These jobs can be On Campus or Off-Campus.
Certain programs or courses in Canada might require the student to work as an intern or gain some industry work experience as part of the curriculum. Before a student starts working on an assignment of this nature, he/she needs a co-op or intern work permit. Generally, the student can apply for the co-op work permit at the same time that he/she applies for the study permit required for this program. Some of the conditions for a co-op work permit are:
A great way for students who have come to Canada to gain an early integration into the Canadian Job Market.
Eligible students can apply for a PGWP within 180 days of receiving one’s final marks.
View the list of DLIs with PGWP eligible programs.
The student can also start working without the employer having to go through the process of obtaining a Labour Market Impact Assessment (LMIA).
If the Study Permit is likely to expire before getting the final marks for the program then the student must either leave Canada before applying for PGWP or apply for an extension to stay in Canada (apply for visitor record) before applying.
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