How You Can Close Your Workforce Gap With International Students

Canada has announced ambitious new immigration targets to meet labour market needs & support economic prosperity. International students play a critical role in this. Businesses and organizations that tap into immigrant talent are deriving a competitive advantage and building their own future workforce resilience.

Peterborough is home to two post-secondary institutions – Trent University and Fleming College. Both attract considerable numbers of international students from across the globe.

The New Canadians Centre hosted a virtual info-session in January with presenters from Trent UniversityFleming CollegeCarmela Valles Immigration Consulting, and local businesses to discuss all things international students and employment. The session covered topics including:

You can watch the video recording of the info-session and access the presentation slides and Q&A Transcript below.

If you have questions about this session or hiring international students, please contact Javier Bravo, Workplace Integration Coordinator : [email protected] or (705) 743-0882

Many thanks to our partners for their support: Trent University, Fleming College, Carmela Valles Immigration Consulting, Workforce Development Board, Greater Peterborough Chamber Of Commerce, Peterborough & the Kawarthas Economic Development, Kawartha Chamber of Commerce & Tourism, Innovation Cluster, and Kawartha Manufacturers Association.