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Post Graduate Work Permit 2020

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You did it! You graduated! In your hand you hold a degree, diploma or certificate. You’ve fallen in love with the great country of Canada and want to know your options on how you can extend your stay. A post graduate work permit just might your ticket. Read below for details on one way to make Canada your home for a while longer.

What is a post graduate work permit?

A post graduate work permit allows those who have completed their studies at a designated learning institution (DIL) to enter the Canadian work force and gain valuable experience. A post graduate work permit also gives foreign nationals a step ahead in gaining permanent residency in Canada. It is considered an “open work permit” which allows you to work for any Canadian employer who is eligible.

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How to Hire International Students

How to Hire International Students

Hiring International Students

Are you an employer who is thinking about hiring international students to broaden your company’s cultural diversity or to give international student the opportunity to thrive in Canada? You definitely have the option to do so. You, as an employer, may hire eligible international students while they study or after they graduate. In this blog, you will learn relevant information about the process of hiring international students, as well as the eligibility of the students.

Hiring Study Permit Holders

You may be able to hire students who are still completing their programs. In other words, students may work off campus without a work permit as soon as they begin their studies in Canada. Study permit holders may work for any eligible Canadian employer for up to 20 hours a week during the school year and during schedules breaks. The students need to meet the following requirements:

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The Difference between Business People and Business Visitors

The Difference between Business People and Business Visitors

Business People vs. Business Visitors

A lot of times, terminologies in the field of immigration may be confusing to many foreign nationals. For example, temporary resident visa vs. temporary resident permit and business visitors vs. business people. It is important for applicants to understand what those terms refer to and the major difference between the terms. If you do not have a solid understanding of the immigration terminologies, you can potentially make mistakes on your applicant or even submit the wrong application. Both business visitors and business people are temporary residents coming to Canada on business related activity. The main difference between the two is the length of time they will spend in Canada respectively. In this blog, you will learn about the difference between a business visitor and a business person.

What are Business People

Business people are individuals who come to Canada to do business under a free trade agreement. Specifically, a business person can come to Canada under the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), under one of the other free trade agreements, or under General Agreement on Trades in Services (GATS). It is also important to understand that business people, who are coming to Canada under a free trade agreement (FTA), can qualify in any of 4 specific categories of business person. The categories are professionals, intra-company transferees, traders and investors, and business visitors. If you are coming to Canada as a business visitor, you still need to meet the eligibility requirements of the category you intend to apply for, and must comply with the obligations of the FTA you are permitted to apply under.

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International Students Working in Canada

International Students Working in Canada

Can I work in Canada as an International Student

As an international student you are able to work in Canada as long as you meet requirements set out by Citizenship and Immigration Canada. The international student can either work while they are studying or after they graduate. So once you have obtained your study permit, you may be eligible to either work on-campus or off-campus without having to apply for another work permit as long as you meet the specific criteria. If your program of study requires professional or vocational training such co-op or internship then you would need to apply for a work permit. Once you graduate from your program of study as the international student you may qualify for a Post-Graduation Work Permit.

Requirements for Off-Campus Employment

To be able to work off-campus as the international student you must

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FAQs for Post-Graduate Work Permits

FAQs for Post-Graduate Work Permits

FAQ – Post-Graduate Work Permits

In this article, I will address a few popular questions and answers for post-graduate work permits in Canada and some important information to consider if you are applying for post-graduate work permit. A post-graduate work permit allows international students to work in Canada after they have successfully graduated from a designated learning institution. Additionally, post-graduate work permits are an excellent way to support an application for permanent residency in Canada. If you feel as though you would be eligible to apply for a post-graduate work permit, I suggest you read our article on “Post-Graduate Work Permit in Canada” before reading this question and answer article. The intention of this article is meant to clarify any misunderstanding or confusion with regards to post-graduate work permits in Canada.

Q: How does an international student apply for a post-graduate work permit?

A: An international student may apply for a post-graduate work permit online; however, if they would prefer to print out the application, they may also mail it. In order to successfully apply for a post-graduate work permit, you must apply at least 90 days before you graduate from your academic program and receive written confirmation of your completion.

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