Find out about working temporarily in B.C.

There are several ways to come and work temporarily in British Columbia.

Temporary Foreign Worker Program

The Temporary Foreign Worker Program allows foreign workers to come to Canada to fill temporary labour and skill shortages. Once you are in Canada on a temporary work permit, you may qualify for permanent residence as a skilled worker or through the Canadian Experience Class.

International Experience Canada

If you are between the ages of 18 and 35 and from a country with an agreement with Canada, you may qualify for the International Experience Canada program. It provides young people with the opportunity to travel and work in Canada through a working holiday visa, the Young Professional International Work Experience program, or an International Co-op Internship.