Subject: Upcoming Career Events for Skilled Immigrants

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Are you a skilled immigrant trying to launch your career in BC?
If so, ISSofBC has upcoming events that may be for you! 

Career Paths Info Session - Wednesday, June 21
Exploring Educational Options and Financial Supports - Friday, June 23
Pathways to Professions for Skilled Immigrants - Wednesday, June 28

All events are free and open to the public. 
For more information or to register, contact us:

Career Paths Info Session
June 21, 2017
Vancouver Public Library 
Kensington Branch
1428 Cedar Cottage Mews
6pm - 8pm
For skilled newcomers living in Vancouver and looking for work  in one of the following NOC's: 
  • NOC 2171- Information Systems Analysts and Consultants
  • NOC 2174 - Computer Programmers, Media Developers
  • NOC 0711 - Construction Managers
  • NOC 2131 - Civil Engineers
  • NOC 2132 - Mechanical Engineers
  • NOC 2133 - Electrical & Electronics Engineers
 This info session will introduce you to a comprehensive new employment program intended to help you launch your career. Please bring your resume and PR card for the pre-screening process.

This event is a partnership between ISSofBC and the Vancouver Public Library.

Exploring Educational Options and Financial Supports 
June 23, 2017
Rm. 610-333 Terminal Avenue, Vancouver
1:30pm - 3:30pm
This information session will help you explore training, education and financial assistance options in BC, including ISSofBC's bursaries, grants, funded skills training and upgrading through the Career Paths program.

Pathways to Professions for Skilled Immigrants
June 28, 2017
Vancouver Public Library 
Central Branch, Alice MacKay Room
350 West Georgia St.
6:30pm - 8:30pm
For internationally trained immigrants in the fields of engineering, nursing and law - join us for a panel discussion on accessing these professions in BC. 

Expert Panel:

Eleanor Guerrero-Campbell - Author of "Stumbling through Paradise" on the issue of newcomers accessing professions in their field of expertise.

 Silvia di Blasio - Certified Career Counsellor and Life Coach; Case Manager of Career Paths for ISSofBC.

William Chan - Career Coach for Career Paths at Douglas College (health professions focus).

Dulce Cuenca - Employment Relations Officer at a national labour union. Expert on human rights, employment and labour law. 

To register for this free event: 

Presented by Vancouver Public Library and Canadian Filipino Net.
Immigrant Services Society of BC, 2610 Victoria Drive, Vancouver, BC V5N 4L2, Canada
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