For Students

Work. Experience. Discover.


Am I eligible?

  • Available for full time students at Canadian universities and colleges between 18 and 35 years old
  • Studying science, engineering, business, applied arts, or other professional programs
  • Undergraduate or graduate students
  • Summer jobs, coop jobs, work abroad just after you graduate

IAESTE Internships are…

  • In your field of study
  • In over 80 countries around the world
  • You are paid enough to cover your living expenses in the country of work
  • 6 to 52 weeks long
  • Social events and support from IAESTE in the country of work

How to apply?

  • Register at as a student entering Canada as the IAESTE Committee.
  • Pay the $100 Application fee through Paypal. This gives you access to the IAESTE Exchange Platform for 1 year from your payment date.

You have to register and pay the application fee before your account is verified and enabled.

Once you’re account is enabled

  • You can now view available offers.
  • If you see an offer you want to apply for email with the offer Reference Number
  • If you receive a placement you will also be required to pay a $450 placement fee
  • If you are registered on December 15, 2017 you may also be nominated to apply for a pool of international placements reserved for Canadian students

Here’s a detailed guide – IAESTE Student EP Instructions


If you’ve already found a position abroad and need help with your work permit?

  • Register at as a student
  • Pay the $250 Student Reserved Offer fee through Paypal
  • Fill out the form
  • We will contact you and the IAESTE committee in the foreign country and provide you with what you need to apply for your foreign work permit