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SWAP Working Holidays is a Canadian-owned organization that has been working for over 45 years to promote cultural exchange opportunities to Canadians. We started in 1975 and have been going strong ever since.

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The East Coast of the United States is home to numerous beautiful and bustling beaches. Making it a prime destination for Canadian lifeguards looking for a seasonal summer job. With a J-1 visa, you can work as a lifeguard and experience the unique charm of the American East Coast. Here are the top beaches where you can find lifeguard positions on the East Coast: 1. Nags Head, North Carolina Nags Head is a picturesque town located on the Outer Banks of North

The summer break is an excellent opportunity for Canadian students to gain valuable work experience and explore a new culture by working in the United States. With the SWAP Summer Work USA program, students can obtain temporary work permits that allow them to experience life and work in the U.S. If you're a Canadian CEJEP/post-secondary student interested in taking advantage of this opportunity, here are the top seasonal summer jobs you can get in the U.S. with a J-1 visa,

The prospect of working and living in the United States has always been an appealing option for many Canadians. One great way to achieve this is by participating in the SWAP Working Holidays program. We facilitate international work experiences for young Canadians and help them obtain the necessary work visas. In this blog, we will discuss the steps involved in obtaining a US work visa for Canadians through the SWAP Working Holidays program. 1. Determine Eligibility: The first step in participating in

As a post-secondary student in Canada, you’ll know that completing an internship or co-op is one of the best ways to apply your theoretical, classroom-based knowledge in a professional setting. You’ll get hands-on, practical experience that will set your resume apart from other candidates. You’ll feel more confident as you look for post-grad job opportunities, as you’ve already developed the knowledge and skills needed to succeed in your field. While there are plenty of internship opportunities close to home, an internship

So, your child has mentioned that they want to go on a working holiday and all you can think is “What exactly is a working holiday and why do you want to do that?!”, “Should those two words even exist side-by-side?” Working holiday, what?” Well, yes they do and thousands of Canadians take part in these programs every year. Let’s start at the beginning - What is a working holiday? A working holiday is a one to two-year work visa category offered to

Thinking of doing a working holiday? You’ve come to the right place! Working holidays are a unique and exciting opportunity to experience life in another country, and we’re here to share our top 3 reasons why you should take the leap and pursue an opportunity to live and work abroad. 1. International Work Experience For those who qualify, working holidays provide an incredibly accessible way for youth to gain international work experience. Don’t underestimate the value of having a diverse resume! Working

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