Students feel supported and encouraged

ASCEND’s self-paced and interactive online delivery builds key job readiness skills for students   

Students will be able to:  

Showcase the value of their existing skills and experience to Canadian employers

Promote their new professional personal brand and LinkedIn profile

Benefit from their own community of support and professional network

Perform effective job search and interviews

Navigate their chosen industry’s onboarding, communication and organizational cultures

“ASCEND does a fantastic job in supporting Northeastern’s international students with the crucial soft skills they need to succeed in the workplace. Students can better understand what Canadian workplace culture is like, how to excel in their interviews, on the job, and as they advance in their careers after graduation.”

– Bethany Edmunds, Teaching Professor, Director of Computing Programs, Northeastern University – Vancouver Campus

Flexible blended-learning

You can offer ASCEND’s online content as a self-contained and self-paced program for your students to access in addition to their existing course content. For a more complete integration, ASCEND’s online program can be combined with a structured workshop series that can be offered in-person or online.

Do you have questions? Look no further!

Which of our students are eligible?

ASCEND is directly relevant to international students looking for insight into what Canadian employers expect. However, any student can benefit from the program’s engaging online delivery and employer insights.

How long does ASCEND take?

The 7 online modules take approximately 25 hours to complete. Full program includes the 7 online modules and 6 optional in-person or virtual workshops. Standardized written and video materials are provided to support workshop facilitation.

What kind of administration does ASCEND require?

ASCEND is a plug-and-play solution that requires no direct oversight from educational institutions. We handle the administration on your behalf for your students to complete within the time provided. It is accessible to students online from any internet-connected device.

Interested in offering ASCEND to your students?
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