Manitoba’s International Education Stream accommodates Manitoba graduates and facilitates their provincial nomination. The three pathways include Career Employment Pathway, Graduate Internship Pathway, and International Student Entrepreneur Pilot.

Career Employment Pathway

The Career Employment Pathway provides faster nomination pathways for graduates seeking long-term employment in Manitoba in an in-demand occupation related to their training. Eligible applicants must apply immediately after graduating and obtaining a job offer.

Graduate Internship Pathway

The pathway provides faster nomination routes for international student master and doctoral graduates through internships contributing to industry innovation in Manitoba. Graduates who complete an Accelerate or Elevate internship with Mitacs in Manitoba can apply to the MPNP immediately after graduation, whether or not they have a job offer.

For this pathway, you must:

  • have completed a master or doctoral degree program in Manitoba within the past 3 years
  • have a minimum CLB/NCLC 7 (or equivalent)
  • demonstrate that you have adequate funds to support yourself for 6 months or have full-time permanent work in Manitoba
  • reside in the province at the time of application
  • plan to reside in the province permanently after a nomination
  • submit a Career Employment Plan

International Student Entrepreneur Pilot

This  Pilot will provide up to 20 international students annually who have graduated in Manitoba the opportunity to pursue entrepreneurship rather than employment. If they meet the conditions of their Business Performance Agreement, they may be nominated for permanent residence.

Dr. Tofigh and his colleagues experience in business is particularly helpful for entrepreneurs, investors and applicants for various programs including the Canadian Start-Up Visa program, International Mobility – Canadian Interests program, and programs for World-Class Athletes and Cultural Performers, as well as Entrepreneurial Farmers, Intra-Country Transferees, those with special skills and Self-Employed Persons of all sorts, Film Industry Workers.

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For this pathway, you must:

  • provide a business plan
  • operate a business as senior management for at least 6 months prior to nomination while working on a temporary work permit
  • own at least 51% of the business
  • have a minimum CLB/NCLC 7 level (English or French Language Skills)
  • have graduated from a full-time post-secondary education at least 2 years in length
  • be between 21 and 35 years of age
  • at the time you submit your application, have a valid open work permit or post-graduation work permit
  • have continuously resided in MB since graduation
  • intend to continue to reside in MB after a nomination
  • have settlement funds
  • obtain a Business Performance Agreement