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Tuesday, January 28 • 11:15 - 12:30
212: Who in the World: Giving International Students the Tools to Succeed

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Working with students from many different countries requires us to be nimble in our approach to career counselling and employment preparation. As career practitioners we need to develop a broad understanding of ways to facilitate trust, build cultural safety and prepare them for the Canadian workplace. In this interactive session we will explore effective practices for post-secondary career counselling and job readiness with international students. Join Fanshawe College and University of Victoria as we share creative and effective approaches to preparing international students for academic and career success.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Learn effective practices for career counselling and employment preparation with international students;
  • Learn creative and effective ways to facilitate trust and cultural safety with international students;
  • Deepen understanding of ways to prepare international students for the Canadian workplace

Speakers | Conférenciers
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Sue McKittrick

Communications and Recruitment Co-ordinator, Fanshawe College, Fanshawe College
Sue McKittrick has been with Fanshawe International for three years. Her career path includes working with the Vinyl Cafe's Stuart McLean, 15+ years in radio broadcasting and two years as a Broadcast-Journalism Professor at Fanshawe.
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Darlene O'Neill

Director, Employment and Student Entrepreneurial Services, Fanshawe College
Darlene O'Neill is the Director, Employment and Student Entrepreneurial Services at Fanshawe College. Darlene holds a BA (Psychology), an MEd (Adult Education) and a CDP post-graduate certificate.
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Dawn Schell

Training Specialist/Counsellor, University of Victoria
Dawn Schell, MA, CCC, CCDP, specializes in career counselling at the University of Victoria. Over the past 30 years she has worked with students from many countries and learned from all of them.


Tuesday January 28, 2020 11:15 - 12:30 EST
Room | Salle 212