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Explore careers in Canada

Canada is a great place for international students to build their careers after graduation.

Build your career in Canada

Have you considered a future in Canada? Your Canadian education will set you up for long-term success. Many employers in Canada are growing and looking for skilled talent.

Fast facts

Talent needed: 7.7 million job openings expected between 2022-2031.

- Employment and Social Development Canada, 2021

Immigration pathways: Canada aims to welcome hundreds of thousands of newcomers each year.

- Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada, 2022

Work among the best: Canada has the most educated workforce in the world.

- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, 2022


Plan your career

Here are some resources for planning your career in Canada:

Find work

There are many online platforms for finding jobs in Canada. These are a few examples of where to search:

Visit websites of employers you’re interested in to see if they’re hiring. You can also search for recruitment agencies to help you find work.

Grow your network

Networking is an important part of your career path in Canada. Making connections can help you find a job or learn new skills.

Ways to network:

Provincial and territorial job search resources

Keep exploring

Work while studying

International students can work while studying. Get job experience, help pay your tuition and build your network while you study.

Work after studies

Learn about the different types of permits and programs available for international students to work in Canada after graduation.

Pathways to permanent residency and immigration

If you’re hoping to settle in Canada after your studies, find paths to permanent residency and immigration.

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