It was her personal experience with immigrating to Canada that got Michelle Peralta interested in the field.
A nurse in her native Philippines, Michelle came to Canada as a caregiver in 2018. After going through the steps to get her work permit and become a permanent resident, and helping some of her loved ones through the same process, she decided to pursue formal training in immigration.
So she enrolled in Herzing’s online immigration case manager program—and landed a job in the field even before she graduated!
We spoke with Michelle to get her reflections on the training and learn more about her career journey. Here are the highlights of that conversation.