Finding work in a new country can be a challenge for anyone — especially refugees.
That’s why Globalme — a local company specializing in technology and language — is hoping to help Syrian newcomers get a head start.
Marketing manager Erik de Vries told Stephen Quinn on CBC’s The Early Edition the company has three paid internships available for Syrian refugees.
The company worked with MOSAIC — a local immigrant services agency — to get matched up with skilled Syrian refugees.
De Vries said the company is a welcoming place for any newcomer, especially since 80 per cent of its workforce is from overseas