We are very happy to partner with the Immigrant Employment Council of BC for a new program that links employers and immigrant talent to accelerate growth in Canada’s high-demand industries- SPRINT!

SPRINT (Skills Passport for Newcomers in Tech) is a national project funded by the Government of Canada’s Foreign Credential Recognition program to accelerate labour market integration of #skilledimmigrants in  Biotechnology / Life Sciences or Information and Communication Technology (ICT).

The programme:

:apuntando_hacia_la_derecha:  Can help you relaunch your career in Canada.
:apuntando_hacia_la_derecha:  Helps your technical skills and knowledge validated at no cost to get you ahead in the market.
:apuntando_hacia_la_derecha:  Helps you understand labour market needs by providing timely, relevant, and industry-approved content from our partners.
:apuntando_hacia_la_derecha:  100% online starting every week at your own comfort.

SPRINT is the right fit for you if you are…

:flecha_a_la_derecha:  A hiring manager looking for global talent to join your team SPRINT can be a part of your successful talent acquisition strategy to build a diverse and inclusive team.
:flecha_a_la_derecha:  A settlement worker/employment specialist supporting immigrant clients.
:flecha_a_la_derecha:  An internationally trained professional looking for opportunity in IT and Data Services or Biotechnology and Life Sciences.

You are eligible for SPRINT as a Newcomer Talent if you:

:marca_de_verificación_blanca:  Are a skilled newcomer who has been in Canada for less than 10 years as a:
:marca_de_verificación_blanca:  Hold an internationally obtained post-secondary degree, diploma, or certification in the field of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) or Biotechnology and Life Sciences.
:marca_de_verificación_blanca: are able to communicate effectively at a Canadian workplace skill level.

Sign up at sprintcareers.ca  and don’t forget to add us @Immigrant Woman in Science as a reference!

If you have more questions, you can also contact IEC-BC via sprint@iecbc.ca.