International Student Training Employment Program (ISTEP)

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The International Student Training Employment Program (ISTEP) is a structured program that will help students navigate the job search process here in Canada 'step-by-step', starting from answering all your immigration questions, building your resume, building your cover letter, practicing networking, and then ending with the potential meet with employers who are eager for international talent. Join us in navigating a 6-week program that will train you for finding a job in Canada after graduation!

Students will receive the following upon the completion of the program:

  • Certificate of Participation
  • CCR Recognition
  • One-on-one job search coaching appointment with an Employment Strategist
  • Opportunity to meet with employers

* In order to receive CCR recognition, participants MUST complete all of the following requuirements

  • Attendance of 5 sessions (one session is optional)
  • Attend networking event with the employers during the final ISTEP session
  • Attend one-on-one job search coaching appointment
  • Final reflection survey

 

Winter 2022 Cohorts & Schedule 

 Cohort 1 - Thursdays 1:00pm - 3:00pm

  • February 3, 2022 - Immigration
  • February 10, 2022 - Interculturality
  • February 17, 2022 - Resumes
  • February 24, 2022 - Interviews (This session during reading week is optional)
  • March 3, 2022 - Networking and Social Media
  • March 10, 2022 - Meet the Employers (tentative, subject to change based on employer availability)

 Cohort 2 - Fridays 1:00pm - 3:00pm

  • February 4, 2022 - Immigration
  • February 11, 2022 - Interculturality
  • February 18, 2022 - Resumes
  • February 25, 2022 - Interviews (This session during reading week is optional)
  • March 4, 2022 - Networking and Social Media 
  • March 11, 2022 - Meet the Employers (tentative, subject to change based on employer availability)

Register through CLNx, or email lucy.yi@utoronto.ca for more information.