A skilled refugee on the atWork Career Pathways Pilot for Refugees
Since his arrival in Australia around 18 months ago, Magd faced many challenges in finding employment in his area of expertise. The main obstacle was his lack of Australian work experience.
Since registering with the CPP, Magd was offered a work experience placement with a large engineering firm – his first opportunity to apply his skills and knowledge in Australia. Feedback about Magd’s work performance was very positive, and as a result, Magd was offered a full-time, casual position as a civil engineer.
Magd says that he is really enjoying the work and feels like he is living his dream in Australia!