As the name itself gives us a fair idea, this stream has been designed for foreign students who have studied in Canada and have attained a job offer from a Canadian employer. The students can apply for this stream while being a student in their final year of studies, or within a two-year span during the completion of their studies. As all other streams under the Ontario PNP, the position offered by the employer must be approved through a pre-screening process.
WHO IS ELIGIBLE:
This is designed for the nationals from other countries who have completed at least half of their academic studies from a publicly-funded Canadian University or college. International students who are interested to apply in this stream must have completed at least a 2-year degree, program, or diploma while studying full-time. For those who have completed a 1-year post-graduate degree/ certificate in Canada are also considered to be eligible, as long as they have completed a previous degree.
It is compulsory for applicants applying under this stream to have a valid full-time job offer from a Canadian employer. The job being offered must be a designated and recognized work offer by the Canadian Immigration Law. The job being provided does not need to be according to the applicant’s field of study. If the applicants are receiving a scholarship that requires them to return to their home country upon the completion of their studies, they are considered to be ineligible.
PROCESS & TIME:
The job that is being offered by an employer must be approved by the means of a pre-screening application, which an employer has to initiate. After the approval of the opposition, an application package is then provided by the employer to the foreign national, which needs to be completed by the applicant and submitted to the Ontario Government. The government then supports the immigrant’s application for a temporary work permit or permanent residence.