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Name: Alizata

Country: Cote d’Ivoire

Profession: Case Manager

Struggling to meet the needs of her family members, Alizata came to Upwardly Global committed to make a better living for herself and her family and to find work that utilized her professional skills. Her focus and determination paid off. She is working as an advocate for the rights of immigrants.

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Upwardly Global's Impact

"I have been a volunteer with Upwardly Global since 2005. The experience of helping skilled immigrants achieve their professional dreams has enriched me in more ways than I could convey. Sharing their successes and setbacks during their job search journey taught me about resilience, drive and the passion they have to fulfill their potential and reach their goals."

Name: Caroline Cornely

Country: USA

Profession: Business Finance Manager

Company: Global TAC & Operations

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Apply for Upwardly Global Program Services

We'll help you find a job and Rebuild your career In the U.S.

Upwardly Global is an award-winning national nonprofit organization that provides free mentoring and job-search training to skilled, work-authorized immigrants and refugees. Learn more about our program here.

We look forward to working with you to help rebuild your career. Before completing the application, please make sure that you meet the following requirements:

  1. have permanent resident/refugee/asylee/affirmative pending asylum status with full work authorization
  2. have a Bachelor's degree or higher from a non-U.S. institution
  3. have a minimum of 2 years working experience outside the U.S.
  4. live in the U.S. for less than 5 years or less
  5. have not worked in the U.S. in your professional field
  6. possess computer skills and intermediate English language skills
  7. highly motivated and able to participate in online or in-person training programs

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.

APPLY NOW for program services.

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