Work while studying
While studying in Canada, it is possible to work in Canada, under any Citizenship and Immigration Canada’s work programs for students. Under the following categories, a student is allowed to work in Canada:
- On campus without a work permit
- Off campus with a work permit
- In Co-op and Internship Programs, where work experience is a part of the curriculum, with a work permit.
Additionally, spouses and common-law partners of foreign students are eligible for a work permit for the duration similar to study permit.
Upon graduation, a student is allowed to apply for a work permit under the Post-Graduation Work Permit Program. Under this program, you may get work permit up to a maximum of three years.
For further information regarding the procedures for applying for a Study Permit, please contact our office.