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.
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
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
Teammates and classmates
Teachers and coaches
Online NetworkingOver 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.