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Gaining Canadian Work Experience


The Career Bridge  

Is a paid internship program operated by Career Edge Organization and is a response to Canada's labour market demand for internationally qualified professionals who are eager and qualified to work in their professional fields in Canada. For more information, click here.



Volunteering is a way for you to learn new skills, continue to develop your existing skills, practice English and meet people. Click here for more information on volunteering.


Why Volunteer?

  • To build and maintain skills

  • Obtain an up-to-date employer reference

  • Obtain current work experience

  • Avoid gaps in your resume

  • Improve communication/social skills

  • Better understand workplace expectations 


Volunteer Opportunities


For a list of volunteer opportunities within the region, please click here.





In addition to job postings, many people search for work in Canada through networking. You can also use networking as a tool to let people know that you are looking for work.


Who Should be in My Network?

You may already have a network. Your network starts with the people closest to you—your family and friends. Your network can also include your acquaintances—people you know socially. Here are some people to consider:

  •  Neighbours and family friends

  •  Employers and co-workers

  •  Club members

  •  Teammates and classmates

  •  Teachers and coaches



Online Networking
Over 150 million professionals use LinkedIn to exchange information, ideas and opportunities

  • Stay informed about your contacts and industry

  • Find the people & knowledge you need to achieve your goals

  • Control your professional identity online​


Professional Immigration Networks (PINS)


PINs are instrumental in developing professional networks in your field in collaboration with learning new skills. PINs are also a great way to keep up with market trends and emerging technologies in your field. Click here for more information.