Career Services for International Students

UVic Global Community Newsletter: September 25, 2017

 

Career Services for International Students

As an international student, you know that you have unique needs when it comes to looking for work during and after your studies at UVic. You may have many questions about the Canadian job market or how to navigate through the job search, as well as how to prepare a Canadian resume and cover letter. We, at Career Services, are here to help you find your way.


Workshops

We recommend that you attend one of these workshops depending on your goal of finding a campus/part time job or a permanent post-graduation position.

  • Resume Lab
    Workshop where you can learn how to make a resume and cover letter that looks good, gets results, and catches an employer’s attention.
  • Ace Your Interviews
    Workshop where you will learn interview techniques strategies and practice typical questions to grow your confidence.
  • LinkedIn Essentials

Workshop where you will learn how to connect online using LinkedIn, starting with the alumni of UVic.

Online Career Programs

We offer two career programs that will help in your career and job search exploration. These programs are online and self-paced.

  • Horizons Program
    Help finding your career direction? Not sure if your ideas are a fit here in Canada? In Horizons you will explore career possibilities and generate career goals.
  • Navigator Program
    Navigator will help you: create effective resumes and cover letters, organize your work search, develop strong networking skills to connect with employers.

Career Advising for International Students

  • UVic Career Educators have extensive      experience working with international students to support their career      development. If you are hoping to work in Canada during your studies and      beyond, we are here to help.
  • For more information on how to make an appointment      with a career educator to discuss your career direction/options. Or drop      in to see a career educator for a quick resume or cover letter review, please      go to http://www.uvic.ca/coopandcareer/career/educator/index.php
  • We also have career events where we bring      employers on campus to talk about careers, provide networking opportunities:       For latest news please go to https://learninginmotion.uvic.ca/home.htm

 Richard Myers 

Career Educator  | 250-472-4286