A summary of IRCC’s 2022 International Experience Canada research study
December 14, 2022
By CIC News |
In March 2022, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) released a public opinion research report surrounding the International Experience Canada (IEC) program.
This report compiled the opinions of over 2,500 Canadian youth and over 1,000 Canadian parents (acquired through a quantitative survey), plus an additional 108 youth and 39 parents questioned via bulletin board to measure the following.
- Past international travel/work experience
- IEC program awareness, desire and participation
- International work/travel motivations, benefits, and barriers
- Desire to travel amid COVID-19
- Differentiation in opinions held by different groups of youth (details below)