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Tuesday, January 29 • 16:10 - 17:00
212: Internationally Trained Professionals: They’re Here, Now What?

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Immigration is vital to Canada’s future economic growth. As a nation, we recruit the “best of the best.” Professionals arrive ready to put their education and expertise to work, only to find there may be many barriers to overcome. Take a peek into how this award-winning program supports them through their pursuit of licensure and into the workforce.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Strategies for assisting internationally trained professionals into the workforce
  • How to build professional support structures for newcomers to Canada
  • Gain insights into a successful, results-driven program

Speakers | Conférenciers
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Jeff Brownrigg

Manager of Immigrant Services, Bredin Centre for Learning
As Bredin Centre for Learning’s Manager of Immigrant Services, Jeff Brownrigg strives to create diversity in the workforce by preparing internationally trained professionals and promoting their education and expertise to potential employers.
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Colin Jakubec

Program Co-ordinator, Bredin Centre for Learning
As Program Coordinator for the Centre for Skilled and Internationally Trained Professionals program, Colin Jakubec seeks to support staff in a manner that creates a positive and open environment to best serve foreign trained professional clients.

Tuesday January 29, 2019 16:10 - 17:00 EST
Room | Salle 212

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