While studying at a postsecondary institution in Canada, you may have the option of working. This enables you to obtain work experience and generate income while you are studying.
Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada is the department responsible for immigration to Canada and for issuing study permits and student work permits.
You do not require a work permit to work on-campus at your postsecondary institution if you:
However, you will require a work permit to work off-campus or to work as a co-op student or intern.
Consult Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada's Web site to learn about requirements and determine your eligibility for: