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New Resource: Career Pathways in Engineering: Using Your Foreign Education in the United States

"Career Pathways in Engineering" is the latest release in the WES Global Talent Bridge "Pathways" e-guide series. This new e-guide outlines career and academic pathways in the field of engineering, with step-by-step pathways to a range of careers in engineering, licensing and certification requirements, and an array of helpful industry-specific resources.

Click here to download this free e-guide.

 

Skilled immigrants: The real cost of brain waste

Hello colleagues, I sat down this week with a couple from Egypt, who have been in the US for three years. She works prepping salad at a local restaurant, and he works for Domino's Pizza. She wanted to register for a training our program is offering on basic health care. Her goal is to return to her profession as a registered nurse. She had formerly worked as head nurse in surgery for over 20 years. She asked her husband to accompany her to our appointment since he spoke a little better English than she did.

Global Talent Bridge: Using Pathways to Help Immigrants Succeed in Their Fields

  • Date: 
    Thursday, May 24, 2018 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
    Location: 
    Online webinar

Using Pathways Guides to Help Immigrants Succeed in Their Fields

May 24, 2018 | 2:00 - 3:00 p.m EDT

Register here

WES: How Community Colleges Help Immigrants Navigate Career Pathways

  • Date: 
    Tuesday, November 7, 2017 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
    Location: 
    Online webinar

World Education Services' Global Talent Bridge sees community colleges as being positioned to play a major role in helping skilled immigrants re-enter their career fields. However, the opportunities for advanced training and upskilling are often difficult for immigrants to navigate. Several colleges are developing innovative approaches to help immigrants better understand career pathways to support their academic and professional goals.

A Health Career On-ramp for English Language Learners

An article from The New York Times, titled, Lacking E.M.T.s, an Aging Maine Turns to Immigrants highlights a unique program at a community college, that supports both English Language Learners and area employers in developing an on-ramp to healthcare careers in the U.S. 

Technical Assistance on Occupational Licensing: Assessing State Policy and Practice

The National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL) has announced a new technical assistance project, "Occupational Licensing: Assessing State Policy and Practice" to enable state policymakers to improve their understanding of occupational licensure issues and best practices; identify current policies that create unnecessary barriers to labor market entry, and create an action plan that focuses on r

Upcoming Webinar: “Made in America” Credentials to Support the Skilled Immigrant Workforce

“Made in America” Credentials to Support the Skilled Immigrant Workforce 

Steps to Success”, WES Global Talent Bridge and IMPRINT’s recent study on immigrant professional integration, found that those respondents who had invested in additional education once residing in the United States were more likely to be employed and successful than those who had only received their education abroad. 

Global Talent Bridge: Made in America - Credentials to Support the Skilled Immigrant Workforce

  • Date: 
    Thursday, September 29, 2016 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
    Location: 
    Online webinar

“Made in America” Credentials to Support the Skilled Immigrant Workforce 

Steps to Success”, WES Global Talent Bridge and IMPRINT’s recent study on immigrant professional integration, found that those respondents who had invested in additional education once residing in the United States were more likely to be employed and successful than those who had only received their education abroad. 

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