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Spotlight on Success: Joseph Akhras

Friday May 18, 2018 | by Anne Greenwood

Syrian refugee Canada

Joseph Akhras is an Academic Records Specialist at WES in Toronto. He came to Canada in 2016 as a Syrian refugee. We recently spoke to him about his path to Canada, his future plans, and his hopes for other refugees and immigrants coming to Canada. WES Advisor: Tell us...

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How to Write a Successful Research Grant Application

Thursday May 17, 2018 | by Trishnee Bhurosy

research grant

Writing a research grant application, as with most things, is an acquired skill. But, with practice and by applying a few successful techniques, you can increase your odds of receiving a research grant. As an academic and behavioral scientist, I have realized the importance of developing the skills necessary...

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Become a WES Ambassador

Wednesday May 16, 2018 | by WES Advisor

international students, immigrants

WES Advisor is actively recruiting international students and newcomers to the U.S. and Canada for our WES Ambassador Program. If you are an immigrant to the U.S. or Canada—or are currently studying abroad in North America—we welcome you to join the program. Being a WES ambassador means you have...

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Basic Software Skills All Job Seekers Should Have

Wednesday May 9, 2018 | by Pritam Nagrale

basic software skills

Computers are an integral part of most of our lives. Almost everyone accesses the internet through a computer, laptop, or smartphone for personal use, while companies require computers for increasingly complex functions, such as engineering designs and data analysis. A computer in and of itself is simply an electronic...

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Essential Strategies for Building a Successful Career in Canada

Wednesday May 2, 2018 | by Anne Greenwood

career in Canada

There is a lot of information available to internationally educated professionals about how to find meaningful employment in Canada. A quick web search or a conversation with a friend or family member will provide a good deal of information and perhaps varying perspectives on the path to a successful...

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