Our Goal: Your Career Success
As a Career College, it is our commitment with our community to support our graduates to develop a successful career upon graduation. As a college specialized in international students, we are able to offer our students all the support they need in order to secure the job they will need in order to complete the co-op module they require to obtain graduation.
An office focused in helping you find a job
IBT College Career Services office offer the students one-on-one sessions for resume review and workshops to guide them through the basics of job search. Finding a new job is process that requires time and dedication and for this reason we encouraged the student to start their job search prior the end of the academic term.
Our Career Services office is always on the hunt for job fairs, industry partnerships and corporate agreements that will make the process of finding a job for our graduates and co-op students a less stressing journey.
The Academic Foundation to find a job
Through partnerships with leaders in the field of job search, we have included a module on each one of our programs as part of their academic syllabus, that provides students the fundamentals on resume design, cover letter content, interview coaching and job search strategies.
Co-op for International Students
Each one of our one-year programs includes a module devoted to helping students develop their skills in the real world of employment on their field.
Through the CO-OP module, in order to achieve graduation our students are required to work in their field of study for a period equal in length to their academic period.
Upon registration, we provide them with the necessary documentation to apply for a co-op work permit, so that they are allowed to work full time once they complete their academic workload.
- Will IBT College support me regarding the co-op preparation?
Our career services will provide you support for the preparation of your resume, cover letter, job search and mock interview. Also, our programs provide one module specifically devoted to job searching strategies.
- What is the main requirement for my co-op be accepted?
The position that will be accepted for the co-op needs to be related to your field of studies. You need to be applying the knowledge you learned in class.
- How many hours can I work during co-op portion?
As long as you have co-op work permit and SIN it is possible to work up to 40 per week. The co-op can be done on a full-time or part-time basis. It will be your option, as long as the total amount of weeks stated in your co-op letter is reached during your program.
- Is the co-op paid or unpaid?
The co-op can be paid or unpaid. It will depend on your negotiation with the company you are hired by.
- How does the college validate my co-op module?
As soon as you finish your academic period your have to request the confirmation and completion co-op letters from the Career Services office.
The co-op confirmation letter needs to be filled out by your employer and returned to the college in order to be approved and signed by the Career Service Coordinator before your start the co-op period.
Once you complete your co-op weeks, you will ask your employer to fill out the Co-op completion form. That form needs to be submitted to the Career Services office for validation and approval.