A Welcoming maritime culture in Atlantic Canada is calling


The Atlantic International Graduate Program requires the following:

  • At least one year of work experience (for a total of at least 1,560 hours) in occupation at skill level 0, A or B within the last three years.
  • Job offer from a designated employer in Atlantic Canada that is:
      • Full-time (at least 30 hours per week).
      • Permanent
      • Under skill type 0, A, B, or C.
      • Supported by a provincial certificate of endorsement from the province that indicates that the job offer is genuine and that a needs assessment has been completed and a settlement plan is in place for the applicant and each member of the family.
  • Education Requirements:
    • A minimum 2 year degree, diploma, certificate, or trade or apprenticeship credential from a recognized publicly-funded institution in an Atlantic province.
    • Has been a full-time student in Canada for at least two years.
    • Graduated in the last 12 months before applying for permanent residence.
    • Lived in one of the Atlantic provinces for at least 16 months in the last 2 years before graduating.
    • Had the visa or permit needed to work, study or train in Canada.
  • The ECA must be less than five years old on the date of application.