At King’s we strive to offer inclusive Career Services that reflect the diversity of our student population and acknowledge issues of educational and employment disparity. As a King’s international student you have access to the full range of career resources and supports both here at King’s and at Western. We recognize that you may have additional questions and concerns in your career development process.
The following are some resources to address these specific concerns
Get help and information about applying for work permits, information about the International Work Experience Program and employment on and off campus.
Learn about how looking for work in Canada may be different than in your home country. Begin to understand what employers are looking for and what your rights are as an employee.
Get valuable information about working in Canada, including workplace culture and your rights at work from Settlement.Org’s employment section.
Increase your inter-cultural effectiveness with this information database.
Find public or private sector companies who represent diversity leaders in their industry and region of Canada. Each one has a noteworthy or unique diversity initiative in at least one of the following categories: a) Women; (b) Members of visible minorities; (c) Persons with disabilities; (d) Aboriginal peoples; and (e) Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgendered/Transsexual (LGBT) peoples.
Get help from this local organization who specializes in helping newcomers to Canada. Their services are free and cover a wide range of career development and employment resources.