Consistently been rated as one of the best countries in the world to live in. From its cosmopolitan cities to its vast pristine wilderness, Canada boasts one of the most diverse, accepting societies in the world. INTERNeX’s head office is in Vancouver, which has been rated as one of the worlds most livable cities for the last 20 years, so you could say we’re all big fans of the place. Whether you are doing a practicum in the diverse, cosmopolitan cities, living the cowgirl/boy life in Canada’s great wild west, volunteering protecting national forests, or working in a world class resorts, we are sure you will love Canada for its scenery, its way of life and most of all the people you’ll meet along the way.
Practicum Programs give you the chance to get real-world, hands-on specialized experience in almost any industry. The quality and level of your placement will depend on your experience, education, area of placement, time of year and duration of your placement. Placements involve project work and / or participating in day-to-day operations to see how a local organization functions. Practicums are designed not only with your specific goals and interests in mind but also in accordance with any requirements your university or faculty may have.
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Full-service support to allow you to secure the best possible placement opportunity in the hospitality industry. Opportunities are primarily in resort communities or in major urban centres. Positions are generally in customer service, restaurants, hotels or in hospitality industry support areas. Participants can expect to be paid prevailing wage rates for any positions they secure. Opportunities are based on prior experience, language, duration of your commitment and start date. Program includes industry and country orientation, consultation, placement assistance, and interview training.
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If you like the country life, tractors, horses, cattle and fresh air, and want to experience the great wide open, then Ranchstay is for you! Experience the vast openness of Marlboro country and be part of a local farming family. Ranchstay is for the cowboy/cowgirl at heart looking to spend some time on a ranch or farm away from all the bright lights and big cities. Ranchstay is for people looking to learn something about the community where they are placed and farming in general. Ranchstay gives you the chance to become involved with family activities and you have the possibility to get involved with many different parts of farm life, i.e. riding horses, driving the tractor etc. (depending on what is available).
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Work & Travel Program
Ever felt that being free spirited and easy-going was a good thing? Ever felt that “hey the world is MY oyster and I can make it all happen”? Then you only need a little bit of our help! With INTERNeX’s assistance, you can hit the ground running with all of the necessary tools and support to create your own experience. Bring your sense of independence, “never-quit” attitude, and positive outlook with you and you will see that there IS more to explore!
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Ever wanted to Help, rescue and rehabilitate orphaned and injured animals? Take part and help provide a second chance to orphaned wildlife, they are in need for help all year round! Or would you like to help out a local first nation’s community and get evolved in their amazing culture? Then our volunteer program is perfect for you. As most volunteer locations are in remote parts of the country far away from the bigger cities this is a great opportunity for outdoors and nature lovers alike. Our Volunteer Program is by no means an’ easy holiday option’. The volunteer experience can quite exhausting at times but will definitely be very rewarding.
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