How To Secure A Job As An International Student in Canada



How To Secure A Job As An International Student in Canada

Out of the 4.6 million plus foreign Universities and College students in the world according to UNESCO, Canada accounts for about 10% of the total share. As a result of the large percentage of students trooping in from Asia, Europe, and Africa to study into the North American nation, it is ranked third among the top 10 countries that host the largest shares of international students. And with students from India alone recently surpassing those from the Chinese populace, competition is high.

As a foreign student in Canada, seeing as the statistics are really surging high by the minute, you might be forgiven to think that the odds are against you when it comes to studying and working simultaneously. You are not alone on this. Looking to get a job with pay to serve as some sort of financial cushion for expenses during your study in a foreign country is pretty understandable. We are here to help with our free resume downloadable on our new intuitive app.

To make your job search a lot easier and get you ahead of the already stiff competition for spaces, we have compiled useful tips and some others about study and work permits – can apply here – that will go along way in easing your way into the Canadian workforce alongside focusing on your education.

Academic and Local Reference

The Canadian workforce culture is a lot inclined in the way of your soft skills, ability to communicate effectively, and local reference than your academic qualification or degree – note that this is what got you the interview in the first place – because reference from a local citizen or professor will go a long way in helping you land the job.


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Studying and Benefits for International Students in Canada





Financial Assistance for Students in Canada

If you are planning to study in Canada, you should know that the Canadian government does not offer financial aid. In order to get your student visa, you will have to show evidence of financial status to show that you can support yourself and your dependents if any.

Discounts for International Students

While the government doesn’t offer financial assistance, students will find a lot of discounts that will make their life easier. There are plenty of travel discounts that you can use. This is an excellent opportunity to explore Canada while saving money. From restaurants and hotels to trains and airlines, everyone offers student discounts. You will have to show your valid student identification card in order to avail these amazing discounts.

Did you know that you can get student discounts from Adidas if you have a valid Canadian student email address? The company offers 30% off regular items and 15% off outlet products. You can redeem one coupon a week!


How to Pass Canadian Class With Flying Colors

Coming to the academic aspect of student life, it is very likely that you will be asked to submit assignments and essays as part of your learning requirement. In order to write an essay, you will have to research, organize your ideas, and write it in a structured manner.

Plagiarism is when you copy someone’s ideas or theories and submit it as your own. Do note that the teachers here take cases of plagiarism very seriously. You will also get to work as part of a group. Working in groups can give you chances of becoming a leader and you will also improve your communication and collaboration skills.

After Your Studies

Once you are done with your degree, your graduate life begins. It is indeed an honor. Now that you have spent some time in Canada, do you want to start work here? If so, you can easily start working here by applying for the immigration process. Check out our “Career Page” to know more about how you can take this step confidently.


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