Career Pathways Medical Radiation Technologist

updated for 2017

Working in Canada as an internationally educated Medical Radiation Technologist

Canada is experiencing a growing need for medical radiation technologists, and the shortage is expected to grow as many in the occupation are going to retire in the near future and because the growing aging population requires more health services. You are allowed to start, or even complete, the credential assessment process before you move to Canada. The Canadian Association of Medical Radiation Technologists (CAMRT) is the national professional association and certifying body that will review and asses your education to determine if it is comparable to a Canadian program. It will also evaluate your work experience in the discipline for which you have submitted your assessment application. Our Medical Radiation Technologist Career Pathway Ebook will provide information on the following subjects:
  • Pre-Arrival First Steps
    Including links to the Working in Canada tool from the Federal Government.
  • Skills Development
    Including tips on skills upgrading and bridging programs available at universities, colleges and settlement agencies across the country.
  • Understanding Canadian Workplaces
    Featuring tips about volunteering, internships, mentoring, and job shadowing programs that could can help you in your job search and job performance.
  • Job Finding Techniques
    Resources including links to Immigrant Settlement Agencies and tips on resume writing, interview techniques, information interviews and networking.
  • Associations
    Links to National, Provincial and Territorial regulatory bodies and professional immigrant networks.
  • Employment
    An overview of best locations, major employers sector reports and alternative career pathways. 

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Note – “Career Pathways” is only a guide and you will have to do more research to make a career plan that will work for you. The information listed in Career Pathways is for guidance purposes only and is up to date to the best of our knowledge. It is recommended that you contact the relevant body before taking any step.