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If you are a professional looking for a meaningful career that aligns with your qualifications and experience before coming to Canada, ICA’s Career Paths for Skilled Immigrants program can help.

The Career Paths program at ICA can help with:
  • Job search strategies, cover letter/resume writing
  • Funded skills training and upgrading
  • Creating connections with local employers
  • Mentorship and professional networking – accessing the hidden job market
  • Finding information for additional certifications
  • Understanding the credential evaluation and recognition process
  • Gaining insights into regulatory / licensure requirements and processes
  • Learning more about potential internship opportunities in the community relevant to your career field
Program Eligibility:
  • Applicants are required to have been Permanent Residents for no more than 10 years prior to acceptance into the CPSI program.
  • All Stream 1 applicants must demonstrate at least 1 year of pre-arrival experience.
  • All Stream 2 applicants must demonstrate at least 1 year of pre-arrival experience.
  • Stream 3 applicants must demonstrate 2 years of pre-arrival experience. Note: youth (19-30 years) applicants must demonstrate 1-year of pre-arrival experience.
  • All applicants are required to have intermediate to advanced level of English proficiency
“Career paths isn’t just an employment support service but is part of my life events. The case manager cares for the clients individually and offers customized consulting. Even If you’re a newly landed Immigrant, I vouch that all your small concerns will be triaged and addressed. Shed your worries here, you will be helped for sure. I am forever grateful for the connections I found and will stay in touch with them.”

Praveena, CPSI Client

For more information about Career Paths, or to schedule an appointment contact:

Career Paths Staff
Phone: 250.388.4728

Employment Workshops

Our Employment Workshops offer a variety of opportunities to expand your understanding and success in the Canadian job market. Our goal is to help you find employment and career success.

Learn English (LINC)

Language Instruction for Newcomers to Canada (LINC) provides English language training from beginner to advanced levels for adult newcomers to Canada. LINC is funded by the Government of Canada and is FREE for eligible students.

About ICA

The purpose of the Inter-Cultural Association of Greater Victoria (ICA) is to support the full integration of newcomer immigrants and refugees into the social, economic and civic life of the Capital Region of British Columbia.