CDC information for international students
The Career Development Centre is dedicated to providing tailored support for international students, offering expertise in resume development, refining interviewing skills, and guiding you through effective job search strategies, ensuring your pathway to career success in Canada.
International Student Success Series
Embark on Your Career Success Journey: The Asper Career Development Centre proudly presents the International Student Career Success Series. A co-curricular experience tailored to empower international students in transitioning into the Canadian workforce. The series is designed to equip you with the essential skills and insights needed for a successful career trajectory in Canada.
What is the International Career Success Series?
The International Student Career Success Series is a dynamic, synchronous, and interactive 5-week program tailored for Asper International Students. This program offers invaluable insights into Canadian culture and the workplace, covering essential topics such as
Cultural differences (Canadian norms & values, business etiquette, hiring process)
Foundational skill development
(Peer) community engagement
Connection to resources
International Student Career Success 2024 Schedule
Week 1: March 1, 2024 | 1:00 - 3:00pm | 108 Drake Centre
Week 2: March 8, 2024 | 1:00 - 3:00pm | 108 Drake Centre
Week 3: March 15, 2024 | 1:00 - 3:00pm | 108 Drake Centre
Week 4: March 22, 2024 | 1:00 - 3:00pm | 108 Drake Centre
Week 5: April 5, 2024 | 1:00 - 3:00pm | 108 Drake Centre
The Co-Curricular Record (CCR) is an official university document recognizing your participation in approved activities that contribute to your holistic development outside the academic realm. It's a testament to your commitment to personal and professional growth.
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.
Working while studying
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