For Internationally Trained Professionals

Fast, Focused, Flexible.

Transform your technical, engineering, or mechanical skills into professional employment through Seneca's bridging program.


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Please contact us at: bridging@senecacollege.ca or (416) 491-5050 ext. 77337


- The Mentoring Partnership is offered in collaboration with TRIEC


Start mentoring today! Sign-up for The Mentoring Partnership.

What is The Mentoring Partnership?

The Mentoring Partnership pairs skilled immigrants with mentors in their professional field to help prepare them for the Canadian labour market and finding work in the GTA.

Why become a mentee?

-Gain a better understanding of the Canadian workplace and industry trends

-Develop a more effective job search strategies

-Build a  a local professional network

-Identify ways to leverage experience and skills on preparing for the Canadian labour market and finding work in the GTA.

To become a mentee, you must:

-have lived in Canada for less than three years and have limited or no Canadian work experience in your profession OR have lived in Canada more than three years but have re-engaged with your profession through academic training or bridging within the past 2 years

-have the English skills required to perform effectively in the workplace

-have at least three years of international work experience in your area of expertise

-have achieved at least a bachelor’s degree – or equivalent post-secondary education – from outside of Canada

-be eligible to work in Canada

-be currently unemployed or underemployed i.e. not working in your field of expertise

-be actively seeking work in your field

All potential mentees must meet with a coach to sign up with a service delivery partner and be screened for eligibility for the program.

Learn more

To learn more or ask questions about how to become a mentee with The Mentoring Partnership, please contact rosa.cortez@senecacollege.ca / 416-293-3722 ext. 221


Occupational-Specific Language Training at Seneca - https://www2.senecacollege.ca/ce/oslt/

English as a Second Language at Seneca - https://www2.senecacollege.ca/ce/esl/

An introduction for settlement in Ontario - http://www.orientationontario.ca/

Bridge Training Programs in Ontario - http://www.ontarioimmigration.ca/en/working/OI_BRIDGE.html

Professional Immigrant Networks - http://www.networksforimmigrants.ca/

York Region Welcome Centres - http://www.welcomecentre.ca/

World Education Services - www.wes.org/ca

ICAS International Credential Assessment Service - http://www.icascanada.ca/

Comparative Education Services UofT - http://learn.utoronto.ca/international-professionals/comparative-education-service-ces

Career Bridge Internships - https://www.careeredge.ca/en/home