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Prepare for a Career in Media & Communications

Communication & Public Relations | Digital Marketing | Entrepreneurship | Videography | Broadcasting | Social Media | Journalism

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The Program

BEMC is a full-time program designed to prepare internationally trained media, marketing, and communications professionals to find a meaningful career in Ontario in the fields of broadcast media, videography, digital marketing, social media marketing, communications, PR and journalism and professional writing.

Program Goals

  • In-depth understanding of media and communications landscape, practices,
    and career opportunities in Ontario
  • Improved mastery of professional communication skills
  • Greater capacity to work within the Canadian multicultural environment
  • Employment supports
  • Valuable personal and professional networks
  • Guidance on personal rebranding

Program Location

Available anywhere in Ontario

Program Duration

6 Months

  • 4 months in class
  • 2 months placement

Next Cohort Start Date

October 2022

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Who Should Apply

Internationally educated professionals (IEPs) with post-secondary training and experience in media, communications, public relations, or related areas

Eligibility Requirements

  • Post-secondary education in media, communications, public relations, or related areas
  • Minimum of 2 years work experience outside of Canada in media, communications, public relations, or related areas
  • Language proficiency of CLB 7 or equivalent in all domains (reading, writing, speaking, listening)
  • Legal immigration status (Naturalized Canadian Citizen, Permanent Resident, Convention Refugee, and Refugee Claimant with Work Permit)
  • Residence: Ontario

“I love this program and I am meeting wonderful people. The instructors made me comfortable, and have opened my eyes to a Canada I haven’t yet seen.” ~ Akinmade


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Program Components

  • Certificate of courses related to media and communications delivered in partnership with Seneca College
  • Classroom instruction on the Canadian media landscape, professional workplace communication skills, and advanced exploration of other communications sub-sectors
  • Hands-on, supervised work placement opportunities
  • Ongoing career coaching and guidance from an employment and placement counsellor
  • Mentorship that will help build connections with hiring employers and support career development upon graduation
  • Seneca College – Academic Partner – qualified College instructors and experts in the industry delivering two courses in the field of media. Receive a Statement of Recognition upon successful completion.


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