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MAIS student offers healthcare workers tips in Canadian Immigrant magazine

Many internationally trained doctors, nurses and other professionals feel frustrated when they first arrive in Canada and find out that they may not be able to work in their pre-landing occupations instantly. As an immigrant myself, I know that settling in a new country can be tough, and the path to attain career satisfaction is even tougher.

Most health occupations in Canada are regulated; this means that anyone who wishes to work as a nurse, physiotherapist, pharmacist or physician in Canada, for example, has to gain a licence to practise. No licence usually translates into no employment. But acquiring licensure can be a long and tedious process.

Read the full article for tips from student Afshan Basaria on how to succeessfully land employment in the healthcare sector.