Tag: international student

3 Stages of a Successful Job Search Journey

3 Stages of a Successful Job Search Journey

Getting a job as a recent graduate is no easy task. Add in the additional roadblocks and barriers international students face, the job search process can be even more taxing. If international students face unique challenges, then the solution to the job search problem must also cater to those specifics. I also want to bring […]

How to Get out of a Job Search Rut

How to Get out of a Job Search Rut

Can you relate to the following statement? I can’t find job opportunities because I don’t have Canadian experience. I can’t get Canadian experience because no one wants to give me a job.  If you raised your hand, you are not alone. In fact, you are one of many many international students who face the same […]

5 Things to Remember as an International Student

5 Things to Remember as an International Student

When an International Student lands in a foreign country, there are so many exciting things awaiting them on this new journey including, exploring the new country/city, trying new foods, making friends, settling into school and finding a job. I, too am an International student who was anxious about my move and how I would manage […]

3 Biggest Takeaways from the Kickstart your Career Workshops

3 Biggest Takeaways from the Kickstart your Career Workshops

In this blog post, we reached out to Palak Pandya, an international student who recently attended the Kickstart your Career Workshops we developed for Georgian College. As much as we believe in our process and our products, it’s always nice to get feedback from one of our participants. In fact, we encourage you to reach […]

International Student to Investment Advisor – Here’s How

International Student to Investment Advisor – Here’s How Typing on a laptop

In this edition of Devant’s blog post, we are featuring an active contributor to the Devant team, Vicky Liu. Vicky, a former international student who is now an investment advisor, tells us about her unique career journey in Canada. We hope this feature will inspire some of you to continue to work through the ups […]

3 Ways to Aim for Success as an International Student

3 Ways to Aim for Success as an International Student

This blog post’s tips come to you from Boris Remes, a highly successful former international student. Boris is a friend of Devant who has written a best-seller, Start Right: Success Habits for International Students. We caught up with him to talk about this new book and to ask for his advice for International Students like you. […]