Studying in Canada: Work permits for students
It is possible to work in Canada while you are here as a student, and there are opportunities for jobs on and off campus. You will need to apply.
- Working on campus
This page provides information about applying to work at the school where you study.
- Working off campus
Find information about applying to work off campus while you study in Canada.
- Co-op and internship programs
Information is provided about applying to work as part of your academic program.
- Working after graduation
Information about applying to work after you graduate from school can be found on this page.
- Work available to your spouse or common-law partner
Find information about how your spouse or common-law partner can apply to work while you study or work in Canada.
- Frequently asked questions
Answers are provided to questions Citizenship and Immigration Canada is often asked about applying to work while studying in Canada.
You may need a study permit to go to school in Canada. For more information, see Study permits in the Related Links section at the bottom of this page.