Tips and advice

The 5 Best Reasons to Travel with International Rural Exchange Canada

The 5 Best Reasons to Travel with International Rural Exchange Canada

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  1. We provide support BEFORE, DURING and AFTER travelling abroad  BEFORE Comprehensive emergency, travel and liability insurance Visa & work permit guidance Banking and tax information for the country you are travelling to Departure advice including what to pack, emergency numbers,...


5 Travelling Tips from our Alumni

5 Travelling Tips from our Alumni

Posted in Tips and advice / Trainee Highlights

After our trainees return from their work experience we ask them what advice they would give future travellers. Below we share some of the great advice we gathered from 5 of our alumni trainees who travelled to different parts of the world. Take a look! 1. “Try to say YES to as much...


5 Resume-Worthy Skills you’ll get When Working Abroad

5 Resume-Worthy Skills you’ll get When Working Abroad

Posted in Outbound / Tips and advice

Cover photo by Michael Hauser Working abroad can be a fun and rewarding experience. You will get paid while still being able to explore the landscape and culture around you. But working abroad has more rewards than just extra money. By working abroad, you will be setting yourself up for success...


Application to Abroad: An inside look at how IRE matches you to your work experience abroad

Application to Abroad: An inside look at how IRE matches you to your work experience abroad

Posted in Outbound / Tips and advice

Cover photo by JEshoots.com We got a great question from one of our followers on social media! “When I submit my application, what do you guys do behind the scenes to sort out my placement?” Thanks for the great question! Each applicant’s process is unique to them, but here is the...


5 Things Every Trainee should have in their Suitcase

5 Things Every Trainee should have in their Suitcase

Posted in Outbound / Tips and advice

Congratulations! You’ve been accepted to your experience abroad, and already have a job lined up. Now what? It’s time to buy some plane tickets and pack your bags to go on your work experience abroad. Here are 5 things that you should pack when you decide to work overseas. 1. The...


5 Reasons to Drop Everything and Work Abroad

5 Reasons to Drop Everything and Work Abroad

Posted in Outbound / Tips and advice

Photo credit: Lisa Peeters Travelling today is easier and cheaper than ever before. However, it can still be intimidating to leave your comfort zone and fly halfway across the world. While it may be tempting to stay at home where you know all the local slang, and food is always familiar, here...