Newfoundland and Labrador extends pilot employment programs for international students

Newfoundland and Labrador extends pilot employment programs for international students

Newfoundland and Labrador extends pilot employment programs for international students
On August 23, 2019, Newfoundland and Labrador announced the province will spend nearly $415,000 to extend two pilot employment programs for international students and graduates: “The Student Internship Pilot Program” and “My First Job in Newfoundland and Labrador Pilot Program”. The Student Internship Pilot Program connects full-time international students with local businesses for a full-time 12-week or part-time 21-week internship in their field of study. The My First Job in Newfoundland and Labrador Pilot Program allows international graduates from Memorial University or College of the North Atlantic to work for local employers for a 16-week placement in their field of study.

#International_students, #Newfoundland_and_Labrador, #internships, #employment

Canada invited 1,551 foreigners to apply for work permits in the International Experience Canada
During August 19-23, 2019, Canadian authorities continued the issuance of Invitations to Apply (ITA) for the Work Permit via the International Experience Canada (IEC) program. In the last round, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) issued 1,551 ITAs. Last week, invitations were sent to 411 Working Holiday candidates from the United Kingdom; 281 candidates from Australia, 177 candidates from Ireland, 133 candidates from Japan, and 115 invitations were sent to candidates from Germany. The remaining 434 ITAs were issued to candidates from some of the other participating countries. In addition, the quota for candidates from Slovakia was officially completed this week. As of August 23, 2019, Canada invited 129,244 candidates to apply for a work permit via the IEC.

#IEC, #Working_Holiday, #ITA, #IRCC, #Work_Permit

New Brunswick to hold the info session in Montreal
On September 28, 2019, the government of New Brunswick will hold an information session in Montreal, QC. New Brunswick employers will be looking for professionals in 37 different NOCs who possess work experience in those occupations within the past five years. The registration is available online. To register, the candidate needs to file the registration form and prepare a copy of the passport and valid Canadian work or study permit, language test results, the ECA report, and a current CV.

#New_Brunswick, #infosession, #employment

New Canadians coming from Korea are on the rise
The number of Koreans obtaining Canadian permanent residency in the first half of 2019 has increased compared to the same period of last year. According to IRCC, 2,840 Koreans managed to become permanent residents of Canada from January to June 2019, which is an increase of 225 people (9.9%) from the first half of 2018. The total number of new Canadian permanent residents decreased by 4.4% from 167,680 to 160,225 people over the same period.

#Koreans, #PR

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