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Tuesday, January 25 • 10:00 - 10:45
(On-demand session released) Work Abroad Experiences in a Post-pandemic World

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The pandemic has had a significant impact on our ability to travel and work abroad. The impacts on youth travel are likely to be felt long after travel restrictions are lifted. This has kept young Canadians from gaining valuable immersive intercultural experiences. Join International Experience Canada for a virtual workshop on overcoming the barriers to youth work abroad experiences post-COVID.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Understanding of the youth mobility arrangements available through IEC
  • Identification of the post-COVID-19 barriers to youth mobility
  • Opportunities to restore youth confidence in travel abroad post-COVID

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Melanie Gratton

Policy Analyst, International Experience Canada, IRCC, Government of Canada
Melanie Gratton is a Policy Analyst for International Experience Canada. Her work with IEC focuses on marketing and promotional engagement, ensuring Canadians are aware of the opportunities and benefits of working and travelling abroad.
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Monique Comeau

Senior Policy Analyst, International Experience Canada, IRCC, Government of Canada
Monique Comeau is a Senior Policy Analyst for International Experience Canada (IEC) at Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC). She is responsible for academic engagement, and promotion for the program, working with stakeholders and partners to increase youth participation... Read More →

Tuesday January 25, 2022 10:00 - 10:45 EST