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CareerNet is helping newcomers launch careers

CareerNet is helping newcomers launch careers

CareerNet has openings for Mentees and Mentors! CareerNet is a unique program that helps Newcomers establish careers in Canada.

Through the CareerNet Program, participants will acquire:

  • Knowledge, skills and resources to prepare for employment in the Saskatchewan labour market;
  • Industry-specific knowledge, network opportunities and community connections to assist with their job search;
  • Knowledge of the broader community through professional and social networks, and build multi-cultural awareness and understanding, and;
  • The skills to secure and maintain employment in the Saskatchewan labour market.

CareerNet consists of three components

  1. Virtual employment skills training,
  2. Professional mentoring, and,
  3. One-to-one access to Employment Counsellors.

The virtual employment skills training focuses on career development and employability skills for professionals through the curriculum, pairing clients with a mentor, and providing access to one-on-one counselling through employment counselling services.

Testimonial Videos

Below are three video testimonials that talk about how CareerNet and Employment Counselling helps launch newcomer careers.

CareerNet Mentee

“If you’re new to Canada and you’re looking for a way to launch into your professional field… and if you need someone to show you how to do it, then this program will be for you.” – Omotayo, CareerNet Mentee.

CareerNet Mentor

“I became a professional mentor because I like helping people, and I also wanted to contribute my experience to the community.” – Paul, CareerNet Mentor.

Employment Counselling Services Participant

“Anyone who wants to find a job here and to know the workplace culture should attend this program.” – Jessica, Employment Counselling Services Participant

Apply to the CareerNet Program

The next intake of the CareerNet Program is scheduled to begin October 5th, 2021 – Apply Now!

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