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Your insights are valuable and will help shape initiatives to help next generation Canadians & Australians take advantage of Youth Mobility Travel & Work* opportunities overseas.  It will also assist the Canadian Australian Chamber of Commerce (CACC) and its partner organizations in exploring initiatives to foster and grow these opportunities to help strengthen the ties between Canada and Australia.    

This questionnaire will take about 15 minutes to complete and the results will be reported in aggregate data sets for statistical purposes. Responses to the survey are kept in confidence and individual responses will not be published without your permission. Data and responses may be shared with partner organizations including the Government of Canada.

*Definition of Terms: The term "Travel & Work" includes International Experience Canada, Working Holiday, Young Professionals, International Co-op (Internship), and Recognized Organizations (e.g. AIESEC, IAESTE, IRE, etc).

You are welcome to skip any questions. Thank you for being a part of this study and please share it with other participants by sending them this survey link!

(If you have already completed this survey, please do not complete it a second time. For any questions, please contact us at JBSupport@cacc.com.au.)


* 1. Have you participated in a Travel & Work initiative in Australia or in Canada through any of the following categories? (Select all that apply.)

* 2. Did you receive assistance from any organizations for this?  (Select all that apply.)

* 3. When did you arrive in Australia or Canada to begin your Travel & Work experience?

* 4. How long did you stay on your Working Holiday visa for Australia or International Experience Canada work permit ?  (An approximate is ok.)

* 5. There are many reasons why someone may decide to Travel & Work overseas.  Of the reasons listed below, please rate how important each was in influencing your decision.

  Very important Important Somewhat important Not at all important
Interesting new experience
Broaden perspectives
Personal development
Professional development
Learn about country/culture
Improved employability
Develop skills
Pre-existing link with country
Friends/peers are doing it
Other (please specify below)

* 6. On a scale of 0 to 10, where 0 means not at all likely, and 10 means extremely likely, how likely is it that you would recommend a Travel & Work experience to a youth from your country?

* 7. Below is a list of personality traits that you may have had the opportunity to develop during your Travel & Work experience.  For each trait, select the level of development BEFORE your experience.

  Beginning Developing Proficient Transformative
Curiosity
Actively seek new experiences and challenges
Confidence
High degree of self-sufficiency and strong conviction in abilities
Adaptability
Deals well with negative experiences
Sociability
Likes to socialize, prefers to be with others than alone
Tolerance
Capable of tolerating behaviour and values of others without compromising her/her own
Decisiveness
Active and deciding
Self-awareness
Understanding of how individual efforts can influence outcomes
Problem-solving
Gravitates to challenges and focuses on the doable aspects of tasks
Self-assessment
Understanding of owns strengths and weaknesses
Position-defending
Engages easily in discussions and voices opinions
Other (please specify below)

* 8. Below is a list of personality traits that you may have had the opportunity to develop during your Travel & Work experience.  For each trait, select the level of development AFTER your experience.

  Beginning Developing Proficient Transformative
Curiosity
Actively seek new experiences and challenges
Confidence
High degree of self-sufficiency and strong conviction in abilities
Adaptability
Deals well with negative experiences
Sociability
Likes to socialize, prefers to be with others than alone
Tolerance
Capable of tolerating behaviour and values of others without compromising her/her own
Decisiveness
Active and deciding
Self-awareness
Understanding of how individual efforts can influence outcomes
Problem-solving
Gravitates to challenges and focuses on the doable aspects of tasks
Self-assessment
Understanding of owns strengths and weaknesses
Position-defending
Engages easily in discussions and voices opinions
Other (please specify below)

* 9. Below is a list of traits related to employability and professional development that you may have had the opportunity to develop during your Travel & Work experience.  For each trait, select the level of development BEFORE your experience.

  Beginning Developing Proficient Transformative
Language proficiency
Communication
Skill development
Effective career planning
Professional network abroad
Broadened perspectives
Developed market knowledge
Other (please specify below)

* 10. Below is a list of traits related to employability and professional development that you may have had the opportunity to develop during your Travel & Work experience.  For each trait, select the level of development AFTER your experience.

  Beginning Developing Proficient Transformative
Language proficiency
Communication
Skill development
Effective career planning
Professional network abroad
Broadened perspectives
Developed market knowledge
Other (please specify below)

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