Community of career-driven
international students & professionals.

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You don't have to be in this alone🤝.

We know that moving to a new country, building your own professional connections and networking is one of the most challenging things to do. Having a good support system of a career-driven community can go a long way.

This is a free Slack group for all international students & professionals who are interested in starting a career in Canada. The group is also open to international professionals who are looking to grow their network, give back, share industry expertise, and mentor others. 


Our purpose is to provide a platform for international students to network, support, and grow a career through community building.

Why you should join us.

  • Get career advice and resources from the community members and industry mentors

  • Grow your professional network through our random coffee program

    • Random coffee program matches you with ​another community member bi-weekly

  • Make new international friends and grow your personal network

  • Get access to exclusive job opportunities our community members are hiring for

  • Share your experience with fellow international students

  • Be the first to know about the latest career development opportunities

How does it work?

This is a free public Slack group, meaning that you can join the group at no cost and invite friends to the group as many as you want to.


This group is designed for international students to support each other in career transition. Please feel free to share your experience, advice, or ask questions in the appropriate channels at any time!


We only ask that you engage with other people in the group with respect and stay open-minded as we are all learning together. 

How to join?

  • Click "Join Public Slack Group" button below

  • Sign in with your existing Slack account or sign up for an account

  • Introduce yourself in the "introduce-yourself" channel

  • Ask for career advice and share your experience!

  • Remember, you can invite as many friends to the group as you want

    • Click "Invite people" and enter your friends' emails


Join as a community mentor.

Are you an international professional or a former international student who is looking to give back and share career advice?

  • Share career advice on Empower Slack group

  • Offer help to other international students

  • Share industry expertise or resources to international students

  • Participate in random coffee program bi-weekly (optional)

  • Chance to build your personal brand & leadership skill

  • Connect with other career-driven international professionals via a private mentor channel.

*Note that you will not be matched 1-on-1 with a student but instead share your career advice through the community platform.

Most international students learn things the hard way but with your guidance and lived experience, they wouldn't have to.