Aug 1st 2018

Top 5 Reasons to Study at ILAC International College in Vancouver

2018-09-11T15:01:52+00:00 August 1st, 2018|

"Experience the city first-hand and build your future when you study and work at ILAC IC in Vancouver!" Top 5 Reasons to Study at ILAC International College in Vancouver POSTED BY: ILAC Canadian flag in front of view of False Creek and the Burrard street bridge in Vancouver, Canada. Whether you are planning for a career in business, marketing or hospitality, ILAC International College in Vancouver has something for everyone. Located along the coast of British Columbia in Canada, Vancouver is known for its incredible views and high standard of living. Experience the city first-hand and [...]

Jul 19th 2018

NEW! Sales & Marketing Diploma

2018-07-23T20:01:22+00:00 July 19th, 2018|

"Are you interested in getting Canadian work experience?" NEW! Sales & Marketing Diploma POSTED BY: ILAC Do you want to get a Canadian college diploma?  Are you interested in getting Canadian work experience?  If so, this program is for you! Starting this September, the ILAC International College is launching its new Sales & Marketing Diploma program. This program will help international students to develop written and oral business, management and interpersonal skills for a career in sales and marketing in Canada, and it includes an optional Co-op Work Experience term to apply the skills learned in the classroom. What [...]

Jun 21st 2018

Student Profile: Matheus Fedato, Brazil

2018-06-21T15:58:13+00:00 June 21st, 2018|

“Since the beginning, I knew that I chose the school that believes what I believe: a world with transparency and integrity.” Student Profile: Matheus Fedato Country: Brazil Dream: To become a financial analyst POSTED BY: ILAC Before coming to Canada, Matheus Fedato was studying Mechanical Engineering in Brazil, but his real dream was to become a financial analyst. He decided he would work and study abroad to gain experience and training. His top three choices were Australia, New Zealand and Canada. Matheus was looking for a school that would provide an outstanding education with a personal and compassionate [...]

May 22nd 2018

Employer Testimonial: Mathew Rosenblatt, Co-Founder of the Distillery Restaurants Corporation

2018-05-23T12:04:48+00:00 May 22nd, 2018|

"The Distillery is a place brimming with creativity and creative people." Employer Testimonial: Mathew Rosenblatt, Co-Founder of the Distillery Restaurants Corporation POSTED BY: ILAC “The Distillery is a place brimming with creativity and creative people. It is also one of the most popular neighbourhoods in Toronto, with high-end restaurants, trendy cafes and boutique shops. The Distillery Restaurants Corporation alone services more than 1 million customers a year and employs 750 team members. Every business in The Distillery has a very high standard of customer service, which is fundamental to our success. That’s why ILAC student work placements are [...]

May 16th 2018

Resume Tips for Getting a Job in Canada

2018-05-18T16:07:02+00:00 May 16th, 2018|

Don't make these mistakes! Resume Tips for Getting a Job in Canada By Shawna Cole, ILAC Curriculum Developer As a foreign student trying to look for part time work, or a new immigrant trying to restart their career in a new country, or someone who is in search of their dream job, there are common resume writing mistakes that everyone makes. According to Prepare for Canada, these issues include: Don’t confuse the past and present tense – past tense describes a previous job Check your date formatting - use Canadian MM/DD/YYYY format, or be consistent with what you choose [...]

May 16th 2018

How to Write a Canadian Resume That Gets Noticed

2018-05-18T16:10:33+00:00 May 16th, 2018|

You have six seconds to show you are the right candidate. How to Write a Canadian Resume That Gets Noticed By Shawna Cole, ILAC Curriculum Developer How long do you think it takes an employer to decide whether or not you are a good candidate? The research shows that you only have six seconds. That’s it. So, if you are wondering why you have applied for multiple jobs and have not gotten a single call back, it’s likely because you did not make a strong enough impact in those six seconds. On average, employers shortlist two out of every [...]

Jan 22nd 2018

Your best place to work in Canada in 2018

2018-02-13T19:53:46+00:00 January 22nd, 2018|

Once you’ve completed the study portion of the SEB program it will be time for you to find the perfect employment opportunity for your Co-op. We have gathered the Top 5 national companies selected from “Canada’s Top Employers” list 2018. Good luck! TD Bank Group TD Canada Trust is a commercial banking operation of the Toronto-Dominion Corporation (TD). The company offers financial services to more than 10 million Canadian customers. Working here would definitely provide a great place for you to practice what you’ve learned in your Customer Service Skills and Canadian Workplace Essentials classes. Advantages: Community involvement: Employees receive [...]

Nov 23rd 2017

5 Volunteering Opportunities in Vancouver You Can’t Miss

2018-02-13T14:25:47+00:00 November 23rd, 2017|

“Remember that the happiest people are not those getting more, but those giving more”, said the American author, H. Jackson Brown Jr. Volunteering is a good way to spend time improving your skills. We gathered 5 volunteer opportunities in Vancouver that will make an impact in your life and community. 1- Vancouver Aquarium Have you ever thought about getting nose-to-nose with aquatic animals? Well, at the Vancouver Aquarium you can volunteer with experienced Aquarium professionals and work at their galleries, offices and library. Their programs welcome adults of all ages and youth. Why be involved? You can expand your social [...]

Oct 24th 2017

5 Volunteering Opportunities in Toronto You Can’t Miss

2018-02-13T14:26:58+00:00 October 24th, 2017|

In 2016, over 12.7 million people volunteered in Canada. Helping each other is a part of Canadian culture, and it is the root of a strong country. Just like roots are needed for trees to bloom, volunteering is needed for Canada to grow. Volunteering brings many exciting experiences and opens doors to future opportunities, but there is nothing more rewarding than helping others in your community. If you'd like to complete your Canadian experience, check out these 5 volunteer opportunities in Toronto.   1.- City of Toronto’s Special Events Office     From Nuit Blanche Toronto and the Cavalcade of Lights [...]

Oct 20th 2017

Success Story: Flavia Maciel

2018-02-13T14:30:07+00:00 October 20th, 2017|

Flavia Maciel from Maringá, Brazil is one of the hardworking students of the Service Excellence for Business Program at the ILAC International College, Vancouver. She had the opportunity to develop more professional skills to become a successful leader full of charisma, enthusiasm and commitment. Today she tells us her story, sharing her experience and tips on completing the program. Flavia’s journey started on March 27th, 2017 when she stepped into her first class at the ILAC International College in Vancouver. 6 months and many experiences later she shares: ”In a few days I’m going back to my country, and the [...]

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