Careers in Business

5-month part time training program to help you pursue a career in business related jobs such as:

  • Management
  • Marketing and Communications
  • Public Administration
  • Information Systems

This program is free and includes a paid work experience with an employer.

What will the program help you with

  • Expanding your knowledge of the Canadian labour market and identify alternative career paths
  • Improving your business communication
  • Understanding Canadian workplace culture
  • Increasing your awareness of the labour market
  • Conducting a successful job search
  • Gain experience in a Canadian workplace setting

How the program works

This program is delivered twice yearly to 15 eligible applicants each time.

  • 12 weeks part-time classes with the Edmonton Mennonite Centre for Newcomers
  • 8 weeks full-time work experience
  • 90 days (3 months) supported job search

Upcoming start dates:

  • February 1, 2022
  • July 4, 2022

You can apply to this program if you are

Applicants must fulfill the following eligibility requirements:

  • A Graduate of a diploma or degree program from an international institution with experience in a business-related occupation and/or industry sectors
  • Unemployed or marginally employed
  • A resident of Alberta; Permanent Resident, new Canadian Citizen, Refugee with positive Notice of Decision Letter
  • Canadian Language Benchmark 5 or higher in all skill areas: reading, writing, speaking and listening
  • Highly motivated and committed to completing the program


  • 10170 – 112 Street NW

How to access the program

  • call 780 424 7709
  • email

This program is funded by the Foreign Credentials Recognition branch of Employment and Social Development Canada

Employment Services​
Digna Lopez