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Message to our clients and community partners 

We are actively responding to the COVID-19 pandemic by ensuring the safety and wellbeing of our clients and our team as our primary concern. Our team is transitioning the majority of our services online, and we are available to support you both online and via telephone. Please note that our resource centre is closed until further notice. We appreciate our clients' understanding as we make these changes. To find out more about the changes to our career services, click the "Next" button below.

No cost career services for immigrant professionals

Directions for Immigrants is a no cost career service centre that helps internationally educated professionals secure professional employment and gain accreditation. Since 2004, Directions for Immigrants has focused on helping clients find the right direction.

Call us today 403-770-5155 / Toll Free 1-877-297-2553


Pre-Arrival Resources

How can I find a job in Calgary? What are the occupations in high demand in Alberta?

Whether you are new in Calgary or will be arriving soon, click here to find the answers to some of these questions.

Immigrant professionals pursuing their Canadian dream


Information on my profession

Is my occupation regulated in Canada? We can help you find that out.

Browse over 70 occupations from various sectors that include accreditation requirements, programs and services and career resources.

Exam Prep Study Group for Internationally Educated Nurses

Start date: March 7, 2020

Get help preparing for the NCLEX-RN examination. Directions for Immigrants offers no-cost exam preparation study groups for internationally educated nurses (IENs) living in Alberta. Our upcoming study group is starting on March 7, 2020. We have helped over 250 IENs passed their licensing exam.

16,125 clients served
1,800 workshops
4,440 clients completed study groups
130 countries of origin