Specialized Services for Skilled Immigrants
The Mentoring Partnership is offerred in collaboration with TRIEC
The Mentoring Partnerships brings together recent skilled immigrants and established professionals in occupation-specific mentoring relationships. Skilled immigrants entering the program have the education, experience and language skills to succeed in the labour market. What they need are the local insights and access to professional networks that only a one to one professional connection with a mentor can offer.
Who can be a mentee?
- have lived in Canada for three years or less and have no prior Canadian work experience in their field
- have the English skills required to perform effectively in the workplace
- have at least 3 years of work experience in their area of expertise
- have achieved at least a Bacehelor's Degree from outside Canada
- be unemployed and eligible to work in Canada
Who can be a mentor?
Mentors must have worked in their field for at least 3 years and have a combination of industry knowledge and business experience. Mentors support mentees in understanding the Canadian context of their professiona and workplace culture.
The Mentoring Commitment
Mentors and mentees commit to a total of 24 hours over four months. Meetings can be in person, online and over the phone.
FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT ROSA CORTEZ: firstname.lastname@example.org / 416-293-3722 ext. 221
COLLEGE PATHWAYS FOR IMMIGRANTS
In Partnership with the Government of Ontario
Financial Compliance Careers for Newcomers
Turn your international training in financial and business management into a successful career in Canada. Compliance administration is a fast growing field in the financial services industry.
This Graduate Certificate program is currently accepting applications from internationally trained immigrants for September 2012. Through eight months of intensive training in topics such as law, risk management, investments and international relations combined with job-specific language classes and employment counseling, you will be prepared for a career in the financial sector.
Monitoring the activities of securities and mutual fund dealers to ensure that they are working in the best interests of their clients is now recognized as a core requirement for all financial institutions. The development and administration of risk management programs that ensure financial institutions are in compliance with government anti-money laundering and terrorist-financing regulatory programs is becoming increasingly important in the emerging marketplace of
In this program, you will take courses that will enable you to qualify for the Canadian Securities Course (CSC) licensing examinations
Next start date: September 2013. This program is OSAP eligible.
For more information about the program visit:
For more information about eligibility and application contact:
905-773-7141 ext 239
ADDITIONAL LINKS FOR NEWCOMERS TO CANADA
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/
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
Career Bridge Internships - https://www.careeredge.ca/en/home
Professions North: http://www.professionsnorth.ca/