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TRU Work and Study 2011

TRU Work and Study 2011



This presentation describes the options students have for working while they study as well as after they have finished their degrees.

This presentation describes the options students have for working while they study as well as after they have finished their degrees.



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      • Second largest country in the world
      • 33 million people
      • 10 provinces, 3 territories
      • Top UN Ranking
      • Multicultural: 1 in 6 is a new immigrant
      • Officially bilingual (English and French) but over 200 languages are spoken
      • Provinces are responsible for education
      • welcoming environment
      • quality education
      • abundant choice
      • opportunity to succeed
      • Canadians are friendly and caring, and believe in the spirit of community
      • Canada enjoys safe, secure, welcoming communities
      • People from around the world have made Canada their home, Canada a truly multi-cultural society
      • Canada offers a wide variety of sports and recreational opportunities and cultural events
      • TOPICS
      • Co-op Programs
      • On-Campus Employment
      • Off-Campus Employment
      • Post-Graduate Employment
      • Spousal Employment
      • Ability to work documented on the study permit.
      • Full-time studies.
      • Degree or diploma-granting program.
      • Post-secondary institution authorized by provincial statute to grant degrees.
      • Can work on campus of college or university in which you are a student.
      • Six months attendance prior to application
      • Full-time attendance
      • Satisfactory academic standing
      • Must fulfill terms and conditions of their work permit – only allowed 20 hours per week.
      • If you fail to continue to meet the eligibility criteria you are required to surrender your work permit to the nearest CIC.
      • Essential and integral part of the course of study.
      • No more than 50% of the total course of study.
      • Certified as such by a responsible academic official.
      • Must be completed in order to receive your degree, diploma, or certificate.
      • Must have studied full-time for the 8 months preceding the completion of their program of studies and have graduated from a degree-granting institution;
      • Must apply within 90 days of receiving written confirmation that they have met the requirements of the academic program;
      • Must have completed and passed the program of study & received notification that they are eligible to obtain their degree, diploma or certificate;
      • Must have a valid study permit when they apply for the work permit.
      • If the program of study is less than 2 years but at least 8 months, the validity of the work permit will not be longer than the period of study.
      • Available only once.
      • For graduates of a 2-yr program (or longer), eligible for full 3-year Open Post-Grad Work Permit.
      • Spouses or common law spouses of student permit holders may:
      • Apply for an open work permit from within Canada.
      • Apply for a study permit from within Canada.
      • Dependent child of student permit holder may apply for a study permit from within Canada.
    • Federal Skilled Labour Canada Experience Class (C.E.C.) Provincial Nominee Program (P.N.P.)
      • Have at least one year of continuous full-time or equivalent paid work experience in the past 10 years in one of the 29 qualifying occupations
      • OR
      • Qualify for Arranged Employment with a full-time permanent job offer from a Canadian employer.
    • Must attain at least 67 points based on Citizenship and Immigration Canada’s (CIC) immigration selection factors. Education : Applicants are awarded up to 25 points. Language Skills : Applicants are awarded up to 24 points. Work Experience : Applicants are awarded up to 21 points for paid work experience acquired in the last 10 years. A minimum of 15 points is required. Age : Applicants are awarded up to 10 points. Arranged Employment : Applicants are awarded up to 10 points. Adaptability : Applicants are awarded up to 10 points.
      • Restaurant and Food Service Managers
      • Primary Production Managers (Except Agriculture)
      • Professional Occupations in Business Services to Management (Cap reached)
      • Insurance Adjusters and Claims Examiners
      • Biologists and Related Scientists
      • Architects
      • Specialist Physicians
      • General Practitioners and Family Physicians
      • Dentists
      • Pharmacists
      • Physiotherapists
      • Registered Nurses (Cap reached)
      • Medical Radiation Technologists
      • Dental Hygienists & Dental Therapists
      • Licensed Practical Nurses
      • Psychologists
      • Social Workers
      • Chefs
      • Cooks
      • Contractors and Supervisors, Carpentry Trades
      • Contractors and Supervisors, Mechanic Trades
      • Electricians (Except Industrial & Power System)
      • Industrial Electricians
      • Plumbers
      • Welders & Related Machine Operators
      • Heavy-Duty Equipment Mechanics
      • Crane Operators
      • Drillers & Blasters — Surface Mining, Quarrying & Construction
      • Supervisors, Oil and Gas Drilling and Service
      • A full-time Canadian post-secondary educational program of at least two years OR
      • A one-year Master’s program (certificates and diplomas cannot be counted) and an additional year of education obtained in Canada, before admission into the one-year program (for a total of two years).
      • Your work experience must be Skill Type 0, or Skill Level A or B on the NOC.
      • Work Experience
      • As a graduate of a Canadian post-secondary education institution, you must have one year of full-time (or equivalent) work experience in Canada after graduation. Your work experience must be gained within two years of applying.
      • Full-time work experience means working at least 37.5 paid hours per week.
      • NOTE: Work experience gained during your studies does not count toward meeting the requirements for work experience. Only work experience gained after graduation can be counted.
    • Alberta Manitoba Ontario Saskatchewan Newfoundland and Labrador British Columbia Nova Scotia Northwest Territories Yukon Prince Edward Island New Brunswick
    • Skilled Workers - Managers, professionals, technologists and technicians, skilled trades   International Graduates - Recent graduates of recognized Canadian post-secondary institutions   International Post-Graduates Pilot Project - Recent BC masters and doctorate graduates in natural, applied and health sciences   Designated Health Professionals - Registered nurses, midwives, registered psychiatric nurses, and physicians   Entry Level and Semi-Skilled - Select occupations in tourism/hospitality and food processing, and long-haul trucking
      • As a Student
      • On-Campus Work (no permit required)
      • Off-Campus Work (work permit easily obtained)
      • Following Graduation
      • Post-graduation Work Permit (3 years)
      • Remaining in Canada
      • Provincial Nominee Program
      • Canadian Experience Class
      • Program combines study and paid work experience
      • Students alternate terms of study and employment
      • Enter after completing 50% of academic program at TRU
      • Average monthly salaries range from CDN $2000-3000 (up to $4000)
      • Co-op office helps student to find placements in a network of over 1,000 employers within Canada and globally
      • Student applies for Co-op after completion of first year (first semester in some diploma programs)
      • GPA determines acceptance
      • If accepted to the program, the student must attend course COOP 1000 on resume writing and interviewing skills
      • After completing COOP 1000 student can apply for jobs
      • If successful, the student will start working in the fifth semester
      YEAR 1 YEAR 2 YEAR 3 YEAR 4 YEAR 5 Sept – Dec Academic Semester 1 Academic Semester 3 Academic Semester 5 Academic Semester 7 Co-op Work Term 5 Jan – Apr Academic Semester 2 Academic Semester 4 Academic Semester 6 Co-op Work Term 3 Academic Semester 8 May – Aug Co-op Work Term 1 Co-op Work Term 2 Co-op Work Term 4 GRADUATION
      • Co-op work term fee of CDN$1400
      • If work term not obtained, there is no fee, student can continue with studies
      • Students can make on average between CDN$2000-$3000 per month
      PROGRAM / DISCIPLINE AVERAGE MONTHLY SALARY BBA CDN$2400* Science CDN$2800* Electronics CDN$2700* IT CDN$3000* *Average monthly salaries as of December 2010.
      • Science
      • Natural Resource Science
      • Biological Science
      • Chemistry/Environmental Chemistry
      • Chemical Biology
      • Physics
      • Advanced Technology
      • Computer Systems: Operation and Management
      • Bachelor of Science: Major in Computing Science
      • Bachelor of Computing Science
      • Business Administration
      • Accounting
      • Economics
      • Finance
      • Human Resources
      • International Business
      • Management Information Systems
      • Marketing
      • Tourism
      • Bachelor of Tourism Management
      • Arts
      • All Majors
      • Admission requirements vary, but all TRU programs require secondary school completion for academic admission.
      • Students may complete Secondary Completion Diploma at TRU.
      • Students must be at least 17 years old.
      • Semester Dates
      • Fall: September to December Orientation Week: last week of August
      • Winter: January to April Orientation Week: first week of January
      • Summer: May to August Orientation Week: last week of April
      • Students should apply at least two to three months prior to the semester
      • Orientation Week is mandatory.
      • Arrival
      • Students should arrive at least two days prior to Orientation Week.
      • Student should inform their International Student Advisor of their arrival date & time.
      • English Teacher Professional Development Programs
      • Executive Training for Educational Administrators
      • English Business & Golf
      • Language & Culture open enrollment summer programs
      • Language & Culture open enrollment winter program
      • ESL & Skiing / Snowboarding
      • Semester Abroad Programs
      • Customized training in a variety of areas:
        • Health Sciences
        • Tourism
        • Business
        • Vocational Trades
        • Education
        • Social Work
        • Early Childhood Education
    • APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS - Visit the TRU website at truworld.ca for complete application instructions, to submit an application via the internet and for the latest program fees and semester schedules. SEMESTER SCHEDULE AND PROGRAM FEES TRU programs are offered on a semester schedule. Please consult the TRU website at truworld.ca , or contact TRU International Admissions or your local TRU representative for semester dates and program fees for the current year. Please note that fees, dates and policies are subject to revision without prior notice. Refer to TRU World ’ s fee refund policies on our website at truworld.ca .
      • Send the following to the TRU International Admissions Office:
      • A completed application form
      • Your academic transcripts
      • Application fee
      1 2 TRU will send a pre-acceptance letter indicating (a) the program to which you have been accepted and (b) any conditions of your acceptance. 3 Send (a) fees for your first semester of study and (b) your program selection path. 4 TRU will send an official letter of acceptance. 5 Apply to the nearest Canadian Embassy for a student visa. 6 Make arrangements with TRU for accommodation and airport pick-up.
      • Application Fee: $100
      • Tuition Fees
      • Undergraduate/ESL: $6,900/semester (4 months)
      • Graduate: by program area MBA (10 month program) = $22,266.00
      • General Fees: CDN $460.00/semester (includes passes for bus & aquatic centre)
      • Refund Policy
      • Note that fees, dates and policies are subject to revision without prior notice.
      • Prior to payment, refer to TRU’s tuition fee refund policies on our website at truworld.ca
    • International Admissions Thompson Rivers University (TRU) 900 McGill Road Kamloops, BC Canada V2C 0C8 Phone: +1 250.828.5252 Fax: +1 250.371.5513 Email: [email_address] facebook.com/truworld mytruworld truworld Main International Admissions Contact Mrs. Tracy Barth International Admissions Officer Email: [email_address] Photos courtesy of TRU, Alan Fortune Photography, City of Kamloops, Sun Peaks Resort, Mountaineer Railtours, Tyler Meade Photography