Career Development – Professional Internships (in French only)
Administered by Les Offices jeunesse internationaux du Québec (LOJIQ)
The Professional internships section of the Career development program aims to improve the skills of unemployed or underemployed professionals and to increase their employability. It allows young graduates looking for work or underemployed, as well as self-employed workers aged 18 to 35 to have an internship in a workplace or to have a temporary position in Québec, a Canadian province or abroad.
Declaring Income Earned Outside Québec
Administered by Revenu Québec
A person who worked outside Québec (in Canada or abroad) during the course of a year while remaining a resident of Québec must include all income earned that year in their tax return.
Furthermore, a person who paid income tax to the government of a foreign country or a similar contribution to certain international organizations can benefit from a foreign tax credit.
International Social Security Agreements
Administered by Retraite Québec’s Bureau des ententes de sécurité sociale
The Gouvernement du Québec has social security agreements with many countries. The agreements allow workers:
- to obtain a certificate of coverage for work done in a foreign country
- to receive a pension from a foreign country.
Internships in International Government Organizations (in French only)
Administered by the Ministère des Relations internationales et de la Francophonie
The international governmental organizations internship program is aimed at people pursuing postgraduate studies and young professionals who completed their Masters or Doctorate studies in the last two years. It offers interns an opportunity to gain work experience in a recognized international governmental organization.
Language Assistant – Odyssey Program
Information from the Ministère de l’Enseignement supérieur
The Odyssey Program allows postsecondary graduates to become language assistants in an educational institution located in another province than Québec or in a Canadian territory. The job consists in assisting a language teacher (first or second language) in their work, in return for a monthly salary paid by the educational institution.
Information from the Ministère des Relations internationales et de la Francophonie
The Québec-France Agreement allows a person trained and holding a permit to practice a profession or a trade that is regulated in Québec to have their qualifications recognized so they can work in France.
Last update: February 19, 2021