Careers in Canada for International Students
Do you know that while studying in Canada, overseas students can choose to work either on or off campus?
The Canadian government has made it possible for foreign students to work 20 hours a week while attending school there. Also, there are employment available both on and off campus, and if you are an
Employment on Campus in Canada
You are permitted to work for your school, a professor, your own business, and a student organisation in this type of job without a work permit. But, as an international postsecondary student, you can only work if you have:
a post-secondary student enrolled full-time in a designated learning institution (DLI)
a current student visa
Off-Campus Employment with a Social Insurance Number in Canada
You are permitted to work outside of school in this type of position. So explore part-time opportunities like a tutor, waiter, or in any other temporary positions, but you’re allowed to work only when you have:
- A valid study permit that indicates you’re allowed to work off-campus,
- Enrolled at a DLI (Designated Learning Institute),
- Studying a 6-month program that leads to a degree, certificate, or diploma.
- Social Insurance Number (SIN)