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Mock Interviews a great success for BVC Learners!

July 6th, 2017

The Centre for Excellence in Immigrant and Intercultural Advancement partnered with leaders in Calgary’s Human Resources (HR) community to create a realistic interview experience for IEPs. Learners…

CELPIP at Bow Valley College

January 15th, 2016

  Please read the blog. CELPIP at Bow Valley College

UPCOMING EVENT- CALGARY ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

January 12th, 2016

Calgary Economic Development Event

Volunteerism: What is in it for me?

November 10th, 2015

The following blog post was written by Laurel Madro, Program Coordinator of the Centre's Corporate Readiness Training Program. Please click here to read more

Flash Mentoring

November 9th, 2015

The following blog post was written by Katalina Bardell, Mentorship Coordinator at the Centre for Excellence in Immigrant and Intercultural Advancement. Please click here to read.  

The Right Resume for the Job

September 25th, 2015

The following blog post was written by Stacey Busse, an instructor in the Corporate Readiness Training Program at the Centre for Excellence in Immigrant and Intercultural Advancement. - click here to…

At the Centre with Laurel Madro

August 6th, 2015

Every month the Blog section of the Center for Excellence for Immigrant and Intercultural Advancement website features a different faculty or staff member from the college. In August the Program Coordinator…

Skype Interview Tips by Gaurav Nagpal

June 3rd, 2015

Learn from the Experts! Read this blog written by Gaurav Nagpal, Career Coach with CRTP. It will give you excellent tips on how to do a successful job interview using Skype posted on the Blogging site…

CRTP Students Volunteer at the Calgary Food Bank

January 29th, 2014

CRTP students enjoyed the opportunity to volunteer at the Calgary Food Bank. They were able to learn about the volunteer spirit that is so much a part of the fabic of Calgary. Many students were surprised…

New video about CRTP!

May 16th, 2012

CRTP Team Leader, Laurel Madro speaks about some of the challenges facing professionally trained immigrants. Check out this new video about CRTP.

Global Talent for SMEs: Building Bridges and Making Connections

April 27th, 2012

ALLIES (Assisting Local Leaders with Immigrant Employment Strategies) has recently released the summary of final stages of their research on connecting small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) with the…

CRTP adds more information sessions to meet demand

March 22nd, 2012

We have added even more CRTP Information Sessions so you don't have to wait to learn more about how our program can assist you in meeting your career goals. To meet demand, we now have TWO Information…

BVC President and CEO attended BVC/CRIEC February Orientation Session

March 21st, 2012

President and CEO of Bow Valley College, Sharon Carry welcomed mentees and mentors during BVC/CRIEC orientation session last February 23, 2012. To see pictures of the orientation session, click here.

Award-Winning Employers Partner With Bow Valley College to Help Newcomers

March 20th, 2012

Lack of Canadian work experience is one of the biggest barriers many skilled immigrants face when looking for jobs in Canada. To help newcomers overcome that hurdle, seven of the 2012 Best Employers for…

Local organizations help immigrant professionals bridge the employment gap in Alberta

February 24th, 2012

Mentoring and coaching internationally educated professionals for work in Canada is an important step towards solving Alberta's anticipated labour shortages. Bow Valley College (BVC), the Calgary Region…

Need more information?

January 5th, 2012

If you are interested in learning more about Bow Valley College's Corporate Readiness Training Program, attend one of our information sessions. The dates for the next sessions are as follows: February…

BVC/CRIEC Mentees, Mohammad Sarker and Shahid Ahmad featured in the Calgary Herald.

December 17th, 2011

BVC/CRIEC Mentees, Mohammad Sarker and Shahid Ahmad, were part of the pool of talented and highly qualified immigrants who were looking for opportunities of connecting their professional experiences with…

Two new Employment Facilitators join CRTP.

September 27th, 2011

Jay Decore comes to Bow Valley College’s Corporate Readiness Training Program from SAIT Polytechnic, where he was a Recruitment and Employment Specialist. He has 11 years of student recruitment and…

An international recruiter, now recruited to Canada.

September 27th, 2011

Kevin Gao is used to discussing the opportunities available for students in international education. As a former Director of International Transfer Programs at Wuxi South Ocean College in China, Kevin…

Interested in food technology experience? CRTP has you covered.

September 27th, 2011

Grace is passionate about helping people. So much so, she actually thought about becoming a doctor. Instead, Grace decided to focus on food technology because “It was related to people’s health and…

Talented CRTP grads are ready for Canadian work experience.

September 27th, 2011

Our internationally trained professionals have finished their first five weeks of the Corporate Readiness Training Program (CRTP) and are almost ready for work experience placement. Within the program,…

CRTP student lands dream job in Mayor's Office

September 19th, 2011

Guido Rodriguez, a former Bow Valley College Corporate Readiness Training Program (CRTP) student from Colombia, has found his dream job in Canada – immersing himself in the world of civic politics with…

Neill Dunning, Host Employer, Geology and Geophysics Manager-Heavy Oil and Gas Business Unit, Husky Energy

"In 2008 Husky Energy had the opportunity to place a geologist graduate from the Corporate Readiness Training Program of Bow Valley College within our business unit at Husky Energy.  We decided to offer him a longer term position.  He is…

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