Virtro Information Session

Virtro Information Session

Virtro offers an on-line tool which might be of interest to you and your organization. This tool may enrich your ability to achieve employment readiness of your clients.

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Akintola Fakinlede: A Mentee Story

Akintola Fakinlede: A Mentee Story

Akintola arrived to Canada in February of 2020 in the middle of a global pandemic. Having over 2 years of professional experience, he was full of hope of landing a job somewhere within the engineering sector. His timing was challenging! Not only did he found himself in the midst of a pandemic but also a global recession which would impact his opportunities in finding suitable work.

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Bredin Microloans for Internationally Educated Professionals

Bredin Microloans for Internationally Educated Professionals

Bredin Centre for Career Advancement, in partnership with the Government of Alberta and Servus Credit Union, offers low-interest lending to internationally educated professionals.The Servus-Bredin Microloans program provides loans of up to $15,000 to support internationally educated professionals to restart their careers in Canada

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Nithu John: A Mentee Story

Nithu John: A Mentee Story

Nithu John moved to Canada in September of 2018 as a spousal permanent resident. In the beginning she found settling to Edmonton quite easy as her husband and his family were also in Edmonton and they were very supportive. The hardest part of her journey to Canada was to “find a job”, she says.

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Newcomer Essential Skills Training program at EMCN

Newcomer Essential Skills Training program at EMCN

A new program Newcomer Essential Skills Training (NEST) offered by EMCN.NEST is for newcomers and immigrants who possess a Canadian Language Benchmarks (CLB) score of 4 but are still struggling to get, or maintain employment or move ahead in their lives and further education because of barriers.

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