“I have to give most credit to you – OCISO for the excellent mentorship program.”
Satoshi Miyauchi (Mentee, Left) and Stephen Abraham (Mentor)
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Satoshi, an experienced Risk Analyst, arrived in Ottawa from Japan in 2017. He completed his Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Carleton University.
Satoshi was highly successful within his profession in Tokyo and was searching for ways to transfer his Japanese work experience to the Canadian labour market, and specifically potential employers within Ottawa.
Satoshi joined OCISO Mentorship program in 2017 and was matched with Stephen Abraham, Chief Information Officer at Medical Council of Canada.
Stephen helped Satoshi develop his professional network through introductions to colleagues working in his field and helped him understand Canadian workplace culture. Over their mentorship sessions, Satoshi and Stephen developed mutual respect and friendship, which will continue.
In early 2018, Satoshi was successful in obtaining a job in the Risk Analysis field at Shopify, a very well respected Ottawa company. Stephen said:
“Satoshi worked very hard to get to this offer. He really deserves it! I’m really fortunate to have been matched with such an excellent mentee. It has been a wonderful experience.”
Satoshi shared: “I have received support in finding my job from several organizations. I thank all for their support but I have to give most credit to you – OCISO for the excellent mentorship program”.
OCISO’s Career Mentorship Program, established since 2004, supports Newcomers to secure employment in their profession. 65% of mentees exit to employment in their profession every year.
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