Designed to help empower international students in career development and transition in Canada.
EMPOWER Mentorship Program is designed to support international students in career development and professional networking in a new country. Our program provides 1-on-1 mentorship between international students and experienced professionals in their chosen industry and includes several career development & networking opportunities throughout the 3-month cohort.
Our program is designed from first-hand international student experience and tailored to meet international students’ specific needs. Participating mentors are working in top local companies and were international students or newcomers themselves!
We are accepting 25 mentees for the Fall 2020 cohort.
Get a 3-month mentorship with experienced mentor in your chosen industry.
build your network
Connect with like-minded professionals and build your own professional network in a new country.
JOB SEARCH SUPPORT
Access to 4 exclusive career development events & workshops and comprehensive job search resources.
Get access to our exclusive mentor network and increase your chance of getting hired!
If you are trying hard to improve through learning about a new country, new culture, new people, and more about yourself, apply to the EMPOWER mentorship program- you will be empowered by people who are working towards or have achieved the same goals.
January Cohort Mentee
The greatest value of EMPOWER’s mentorship program is that mentees get matched with a mentor who works in a similar industry and has both work and life experience as an international student.
January Cohort Mentee
A mentee must be:
Current international students attending post-secondary institutions & colleges
Recent graduates with less than 1 year of work experience
Age between 18 - 30
Motivated & driven and eager to learn from others
A mentor must be:
Currently working full-time in a local company
Have more than 2 years of Canadian working experience
Able to commit to 3-month term
Willing to share your experience and mentor others
Mentee Program Fees
The fee covers the administrative & event cost and allows us to find a perfect mentor match.
*Payment instruction will only be provided to selected candidates after an interview process.
Applications to the Fall cohort are now closed!
Please check back in for more information on our next cohort later.
Look forward to seeing your future application!