Bridging the gap between international students and meaningful employment
Posted on June 29, 2023 | By Alexander Chafe | 0 Comments
Bridging the gap between international students and meaningful employment can go a long way towards permanent residency
Over 1,600 international students travel to the University of Prince Edward Island (UPEI) each year to further their education. But how many stay and find gainful employment in their field? Not enough, says Daniel Ohaegbu.
Students who go to university and seek employment in their home country benefit from a network of friends and family that they’ve built since birth. International students, however, must not only acclimate to life in Canada, they must also build new relationships along the way.
Ohaegbu knows firsthand the challenges international students face when trying to enter the Canadian job market. Now he’s leaning on those lessons-learned to forge meaningful connections between Canadian employers and international students/graduates.
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