These five sectors in Canada offer immense job opportunities for students from overseas

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The number of students moving to Canada for higher education has increased of late. Majority of them want to work and live permanently in the nation. But how many people are aware of the professions or sectors with the most potential in this nation? Here is a list of professions and sectors in Canada that are in high demand:

Medical and Para-Medical

Para-medical courses include Nursing, Physiotherapy, Medical Lab Technology and Pharmaceutical Science. The health-care sector has a consistent need for competent people all around the world, especially after the Covid-19 pandemic. Many universities allot nursing admissions to foreign students without an entrance exam or IELTS score.

Colleges and Campuses
Georgian College, Ontario

Canadore College, Ontario

Durham College, Oshawa

Algonquin College, Ontario

Business Management

Job roles such as Business Development Officer, Human Resource Manager, Marketing Manager and Sales Representatives are among the ones that have growing demand in Canada. Plenty of career advancement opportunities are available for professionals who have a knack for business management and good communication skills.

Colleges and Campuses
Humber College, Toronto

Seneca College, Ontario

Douglas College, British Columbia

George Brown College, Toronto

Hospitality and Tourism

This is another growing sector with numerous job opportunities in various roles such as chefs, travel consultants, food truck managers, cruise agents, directors of housekeeping, and hotel sales coordinators. A large number of students who want to work in this profession choose schools in British Columbia because the province has the mildest climate in Canada compared to other regions. Its beautiful scenery makes it a popular tourist destination too.

Colleges and Campuses
Le Cordon Bleu Culinary Arts Institute, Ottawa

Centennial College, Scarborough

Niagara College, Ontario

Fanshawe College, London, Ontario

Social Work and Public Health

Experts in these two fields are needed by both governmental and non-governmental organisations around the world because they strive to improve people's lives. Canada is known for the significance it accords to the social and economic well-being of its citizens as well as for its comprehensive health-care policy. Only qualified people have a chance to land a position with a high wage package and room for career advancement.

Colleges and Campuses
Fleming College, Peterborough

Conestoga College, Ontario

Fanshawe College, London, Ontario

Centennial College, Scarborough

Engineering and Information Technology

According to sources, there is a rising demand for skilled engineers, especially those specialising in Software and Civil Engineering, in Canada. Many students are moving to the North American nation for undergraduate and graduate engineering programmes as well as high-paying career prospects.

Colleges and Campuses
Sheridan College, Ontario

Lambton College, Sarnia

University of Windsor, Ontario

Cambrian College, Ontario

(Information Courtesy: Arya Mukesh, General Manager, Insight International Study Abroad Pvt Ltd, Kottayam

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