Get a student work permit

New rules for prospective international students will take effect on June 1, 2014.

Read about these changes and how they may impact you.

It is possible to work in Canada, while you are here as a student, under any Citizenship and Immigration Canada’s (CIC’s) work programs for students. In most cases, you will need to apply for a student work permit.

Work on campus

Find information about working at the school where you study.

Work off campus

Find information about working off campus while you study in Canada.

Work as a co-op or intern

Discover how you can work as a co-op or intern as part of your academic program.

Stay in Canada after graduation

Learn how you can stay in Canada as a permanent resident or find work after you graduate from school.

Help your spouse or common-law partner find work

Find information about how your spouse or common-law partner can apply to work while you study in Canada.

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