Foreign students integrating into careers
Before Jingyi (Claire) Hou arrived in Canada, she assumed she might wind up with a career at a bank, just like her mother, since that was what she knew. But when she entered St. Mary’s University in Halifax after two years of university in China, she got to meet people in all kinds of careers through class and co-op terms.
Now, when she graduates with a bachelor of commerce from SMU’s Sobey School of Businessin January, she’ll start an accounting career – and plans to stay in Canada. Ms. Hou recently accepted a job with Irving Oil in Saint John.
“After I came to Canada, I got the chance to meet different people in different career positions, and try different activities and projects,” Ms. Hou says. “I know more about myself, and what I want to be in the future.” Read More…