Yan Ying Wu – Actuarial Summer Intern

Yan Ying Wu – Actuarial Summer Intern

Client Success Story


Name: Yan Ying Wu

Country of Origin: China

Date of Employment Services Intake: Feb 2014

Date Hired: May 12, 2014

Job Title: Actuarial Summer Intern

Employer: Great West Life

Finding work:

  1. How did the Immigrant Centre help you to find a job in Canada?

My facilitator helped me and taught me how to make a good resume in a clear, proper way in Canada.  They taught me how to behave in a meeting, interview, etc.

  1. What types of  job search techniques did you use to find your job?

– Friends, classmates, co-workers, school advisors

– Job Fairs

– Search Online

Workplace Culture:

  1. What differences have you noticed between working in Canada and working in your home country?

In Canada, I work at a slower pace, more details, more respect in the workplace.  I’m expected to be more initiatived.

Advice to other Immigrants/Newcomers:

  1. What advice would you give to immigrants and newcomers looking for work?

Try everything new.  Talk to people around you, leave contact numbers, make more friends.  Don’t be afraid to fight for any opportunity.  Every work experience is good experience.





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