For Employers

IAESTE Canada finds well-qualified international students to work for Canadian employers.

There is no fee to IAESTE Canada for Canadian employers who make job offers open to IAESTE international students. IAESTE is able to facilitate the students’ work permits through our status as an International Experience Canada Recognized Organization.

There is a fee for “reserved offers,” which are offers made to a specific international student (when employers require help with acquiring a work permit). The fee is $400 per offer for non-profit organizations and $600 for all others.

To qualify for the IAESTE program, positions must:

International student employees are:

Canadian employers also benefit from:


What IAESTE does:

What the employer does:

Work Permit/Employment Authorization

IAESTE Canada is a Recognized Organization with International Experience Canada (IEC), a Citizenship and Immigration Canada program. IAESTE Canada provides instructions for employers and students to apply for the work permit through IEC as an IAESTE trainee. The work permit will be entered in their passport on entry. This permit will allow them to obtain a Canadian Social Insurance Number after arrival and to determine their tax status at Services Canada.