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)

  • Adaptation strategies

  • Foundational skill development

  • (Peer) community engagement

  • Connection to resources

International Student Career Success 2024 Schedule

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



Co-Curricular Record

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.

Registration is now CLOSED!
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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. 

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