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Workshop for international students

  • International Students
  • The CDC offers a workshop specifically designed for International Students that encompasses the following:

    • Orientation, community resources
    • Job future action plan, career planning and credentials
    • Self-esteem and positive attitude
    • Essential skill assessment, identifying transferable skills
    • Canadian business culture
    • Resume and cover letter writing
    • Job Search and interview skills
    • Work permits
    • Salary negotiation
    • Maintaining your job

Want to work in Canada after graduation?

The time to start preparing for your job search is NOW! Don’t put it off until the year you graduate to start thinking about and planning for your future. Meet with a CDC Consultant to help you plan your career strategy.

Contact the Career Development Centre to set up an appointment. (add link)

Work permits

Working while studying

For information on how to obtain work permits while studying in Canada, contact the International Centre for more information.

Post-graduation work permit

Planning on securing employment post-graduation? Apply for an off-campus work permit prior to your graduation to act as a bridge until you receive your post graduate work permit. 

Connect with an International Student Advisor at University of Manitoba to book an appointment today.

Additional UM services

International Centre for students

The International Centre provides support for all University of Manitoba students, including Asper students. Information such as on-campus and off-campus work permits, campus volunteer opportunities, language buddies and information on banking, transportation and health insurance can be found on their page.

English Language Centre

The English Language Centre (ELC) is a valuable resource for international students. The ELC offers courses to help ensure that your academic experience at the University is successful, and offers both English for Academic Purposes (EAP) courses as well as conversational English instruction. 

Academic Learning Centre

The Academic Learning Centre offers the following services to students:

  • Online Writing Tutor which assists students in writing academic papers with organizational, style and grammar questions

  • Assignment Manager which helps students manage their time

  • Online Help

  • Calendar

  • Workshops

  • Study Skills

  • Time Management

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