Finding a job in Canada
Finding work in Canada can be a difficult process for domestic and international students alike.
To get a career related job after graduation, students need to have related experience and skills.
This experience comes from working and volunteering while studying. Canadian employers want employees to possess the educational requirements to do the job, as well as related experience gained from working and volunteering.
Employment Services can help
Employment Services can assist students looking to gain career related experience. We can help:
It is important for students to begin this process early in their University studies. Waiting until graduation puts students at a huge disadvantage. Competition is very strong for employment opportunities so candidates need to be highly qualified.
Working & Volunteering in Canada
In general, a valid Study Permit allows an international student to to work ON-CAMPUS ONLY at the institution where he/she is registered as a full-time student and participate in limited volunteer opportunities. For information on working on campus or volunteering in Canada click here and you will be redirected to the International Centre for Students webpage for more detailed information.
You can also visit the International Centre for Students on the web at umanitoba.ca/student/ics for more information.
Co-operative Education Programs at the University of Manitoba provide students with the opportunity to combine practical paid work experiences with their education.
Some benefits for students include:
For more information on co-operative education options, click here.