Prepare for a Career in Media & Communications

For immigrants with a background related to Communication & Public Relations | Digital Marketing | Entrepreneurship | Videography | Broadcasting | Social Media | Journalism

Academic partner

Join our In-Person BEMC Info Session!

This is a great opportunity to learn more about our Bridge to Employment in Media, Marketing, and Communications (BEMC) Program, ask questions and meet other professionals for informal networking.
The Program

BEMC prepares internationally trained media, marketing, and communications professionals to find a meaningful career in Ontario in fields related to broadcast media, digital marketing, social media, communications, Public Relations, and journalism.

Program Goals


  1. Help you have an in-depth understanding of media and communications landscape, practices, and career opportunities in Ontario
  2. Improve your mastery of professional communication skills required in the field
  3. Offer you an opportunity to gain real work experience in the field media and communications field by connecting you with employers and with professional networks

Program Location

Available anywhere in Ontario

Program Duration

6 Months,

including placement

Next Cohort Start Date

October 2024

“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


Program Components


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.

  • 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
  • Two Courses in the field of media offered by Seneca College – Academic Partner –. Receive a Statement of Recognition upon successful completion.


Who Should Apply

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

Eligibility Requirements

  • Post-secondary education outside Canada in media, communications, public relations, or related areas
  • Minimum of 2 years work experience outside of Canada in media and communications, or related areas
  • Language proficiency: CLB 7-7-7-7 for Reading-Listening-Writing-Speaking; or the equivalencies – IELTS 6-6-6-6; CELPIP General 7-7-7-7
  • Legal immigration status (Naturalized Canadian Citizen, Permanent Resident, Convention Refugee, and Refugee Claimant with Work Permit, CUAET)
  • Residence: Ontario

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