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Decision-making made easy! This tool gives you a breakdown of individual programs offered at George Brown College and how they differ from other programs you’re interested in. Use this tool to select up to 10 programs to compare, helping you make the right choice for the career you want.
Instructions:

1. Under Program Comparison, click Add a New Program

2. Search for one of the programs you’re interested in (either alphabetically, by interest or by job)

3. Click on the title of the program in the menu

4. Click Add to Comparison

5. Continue searching for programs using steps 2-4

6. When you’re done, clicking Program Comparison will give you a preview of the programs and the option to delete, add or clear all

7. Open Program Compare for more details and an easy-to-read comparison of the programs you’ve selected

Study/ Work Abroad

George Brown College provides excellent study and work opportunities for students to study in another country for academic credit. The periods range from a week to an entire semester. We offer study and work abroad opportunities in over 23 programs and in 17 different countries, including India, China, Hong Kong, Cuba, Ireland, Italy, France, Jamaica, South Korea, Panama, the United States and several others. Opportunities cover:

  • Field education/practicum programs
  • Academic exchanges and credit courses
  • Co-op, internships, externships and work terms
  • Field trips (credit and non-credit)

The benefits of study or work abroad include:

  • Valuable international academic or businesses experience
  • Enhanced skills that employers value
  • Learn a new language or improve those you already have
  • Get to know new cities, countries and take advantage of wonderful travel opportunities
  • Meet a wide variety of people and establish an international network of friends
  • Acquire invaluable intercultural and life skills including greater confidence and independence

Amy Pulford    “The experiences I have enjoyed during my externship in Italy have ignited an entrepreneurial drive within me, a drive that will one day enable me to open up my own restaurant and enhance the skills I have developed while working with a two star Michelin Chef, Massimo Montarro at Principe Cerami in Sicily.”
Amy Pulford
Culinary Arts – Italian (Postgraduate)
Ontario Global Edge Ambassador 2011-12
Eric Dunn    “One of the most important entrepreneurial learning lessons I gained from my co-op experience in China is the importance of relationships. I heard time and time again how significant making contacts and relationship management is in China. I even saw it firsthand. Meetings are often held over dinner with drinks. On one particular occasion, while having dinner with my company and a sister company, one of the owners told me that in China, first you make friends then you do business.”
Eric Dunn
Business Administration – Marketing
Ontario Global Edge Ambassador 2010-11
           
Vanessa Semmens    “I learned many things that I wouldn’t have learned in Canada during the South Korea study abroad program.  I will be able to use the intercultural skills I learned for the rest of my life.”
Vanessa Semmens
Construction Engineering Technology