May 14 – Inspiring Immigrant Engineering Professionals

The IWIS and the Path2Work Programs Present: Inspiring Immigrant Professionals in Engineering, Science and Technology   Date: Thursday May 14, 2015 Time: 5:30 – 9:00 pm Place: YWCA Hotel (Canfor and Royal Bank Rooms) 733 Beatty Street, Vancouver Refreshments will be served. All are welcome!  Register HERE   Join us for an inspiring evening uniting internationally […]

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Connecting Employers to Immigrant Talent

IWIS Collaboration Are you an internationally trained professional looking to expand your network in Canada? There is a unique opportunity to broaden your network of professionals through one-on-one meetings with employees of highly recognized organizations/companies in Vancouver, BC. Immigrant Employment Council (IEC of BC) has launched a program called the Connector Program for this purpose. […]

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Event Recap: Attain Career Success

On July 10 2014, IWIS held another event focusing on sharing tips to achieve career success in BC as well as providing information to newcomers and graduate students. About 25 people with diverse backgrounds, including engineering, nursing, dentistry and transportation, attended the event. Afshan Basaria, a certified career development practitioner, was the speaker. She started […]

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IWIS Event: Using Foreign Credentials to Attain Career Success

Using Foreign Credentials to Attain Career Success   Date: July 10, 2014; 1:00 PM – 3:30 PM (networking starts: 1:00 PM, presentation starts: 1:30 PM) Location:Room: SUR 3280, Simon Fraser University, 250-13450 102nd Avenue, Surrey. RSVP: http://tinyurl.com/n2e76zc                         Ticket: $5 (member or SFU Graduate Students); $10 non-member Event Description: Internationally trained professionals receive their education […]

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IWIS Event: Deciphering Canadian Culture: What’s Appropriate? What’s Expected?

New to Canada? Want to know “what, when and how” to demonstrate professionalism at work? Date: Tuesday June 3, 2014 Time: 5:30 – 7:30 pm Location: The Wicklow Pub, 610 Stamps Landing, Vancouver, BC, V5Z 3Z1 Cost: $5 SCWIST members / $10 non-members RSVP:  http://tinyurl.com/m2stu8b Event Description: Being new to a country may require adapting […]

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