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Career development path for international students

Empowering international students as they prepare and transition to the Canadian workforce.

What is the career development path for international students?

We understand the unique challenges that international students may face in joining the Canadian job market. This is why we’ve created a series of experiential activities and modules to help you acquire the knowledge, tools and skills you need for this transition no matter where you are in your academic program.

Express your interest
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Why participate? 

This flexible program will equip you to identify and hone the transferable skills that employers seek, and help you find the resources you need to acquire these skills. It will also help you:

  • Gain a better understanding of the Canadian job market and its opportunities;
  • Acquire the tools needed to market yourself to employers;
  • Develop your network of contacts to facilitate your entry into the job market after graduation.

Eligibility

Undergraduate international students enrolled in the Faculty of Social Sciences or at the Telfer School of Management.

How does it work?

  • Participate in a community-based, public or private sectors experiential activity related to your field of study;
  • Complete selected hands-on Horizons career development modules at your own pace;
  • Obtain a certificate of completion to enhance your CV and LinkedIn profile.

How to apply?

If you are eligible and interested, complete this form and we will contact you for the next steps.

Questions?

Faculty of Social Sciences: contact Bruno Cyr ([email protected])
Telfer School of Management: contact Imad El.laia ([email protected])
Other: contact Lambert Kabwar ([email protected]) from the Career Corner

Partners

In partnership with the Business + Higher Education Roundtable, and with support from the Government of Canada.
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