Career Employment Pathway

This pathway is for international graduates who complete their education from Manitoba and finds long-term employment in Manitoba in an in-demand occupation that aligns with their educational credentials and training.


Applicant must have graduated in the past 3 years from a designated post-secondary institution in Manitoba (minimum one year, two semesters, full-time coursework).

Official Languages Proficiency

Minimum CLB/NCLC 7 (or equivalent)

Current Employment in Manitoba

Applicant must have a full-time job offer from an eligible Manitoba employer, with a minimum 1-year contract on Manitoba’s published In-Demand Occupations list that is consistent with applicant's completed program of studies in Manitoba. Applicant must be working full-time in MB at the time your application is assessed.


  • The MPNP may impose program or occupation-specific limits.

  • Manitoba Degree-program Graduates qualify provided they have a job offer in any NOC 0,A,B on the in-demand list.

Settlement Funds

Applicant must demonstrate liquid funds equivalent to Low Income Cut-Off (LICO) requirements for independent financial resources for a six-month period.


Applicant must be employed in a full-time, long-term position in Manitoba.


Applicant must be residing in Manitoba at the time of application.

Applicant must show the intent to continue to reside in Manitoba after nomination, including the submission of a Career Employment Plan demonstrating opportunities for a successful career track in Manitoba