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Informational Interview Leads to Full Time Position for Colombian Sociologist

Name: Monica

Country: Colombia

Profession: Youth Center Coordinator

Monica, a Sociologist from Colombia had nearly given up on her professional job search. Out of her professional field for more than five years, she was working as a sales associate to pay the bills. Upwardly Global connected her with a well-known Chicago-based nonprofit. Monica now proudly serves as a Youth Center Coordinator for the organization.

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Upwardly Global's Impact

"I am grateful for Upwardly Global. These past months changed my whole experience as a job seeker. You have a great team, they are the best and you should be proud of them. I feel lucky working with you."

Name: Felipe Santander

Country: Chile

Profession: Architect

Company: Todd Jersey Architecture

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Thank you for your interest in our program. We look forward to working with you to help rebuild your career. Before completing the application, please check to make sure you visit our locations page to verify that we provide services in your area and that you meet the following requirements:

  1. have a Green Card or refugee/asylee status
  2. have a bachelor's degree or higher
  3. have a minimum of two years working experience outside the U.S.
  4. live in the U.S. for less than 5 years
  5. emigrate from a developing country and have not worked in the U.S.
  6. possess computer skills and intermediate English language skills
  7. highly motivated and able to attend the training program

Our application process is simple and should take you about 30 minutes. All of the information you provide is confidential. To be certain you qualify for our program and to help us secure the funding we need to offer our services we ask you to provide:

  • Contact information, so we can contact you to verify your information
  • Information on your university or college degree
  • A brief work history, including your current employment, if any
  • Your work authorization information
  • Your resume or another document describing your work history in detail - please download our resume template if you don't have a resume
  • Other demographic information

We will contact you within 5 business days after we receive your application.

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