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Continue Shopping International Insurance, Devant and Kibbi partner to improve career outcomes for international students

  Publisher : Bernice   11 June 2024 12:00

Canada’s leading provider of health and wellness service and support for all students,, today announced a partnership with Devant and Kibbi, two firms at the forefront of AI-enabled technology developed specifically to enhance the ability of international students to secure meaningful employment during and after their program(s) of study.

“Our mission is to help set international students up for success from the time they decide to study in Canada and throughout their educational journey,” said Keith Segal, President and Global CEO of “We recognize that many international students will work while in school and would like to build their careers and lives here upon graduation. Partnering with Devant and Kibbi adds a new dimension to the support we can offer our partner institutions and their students.”

Co-founded by Rod Skinkle, Co-Founder of Academica Group and Denis Gravelle, Continuing Education and Workforce Development veteran, Devant’s mission is to help international students to: stay, work, and succeed in Canada.

Devant offers a full platform providing AI driven resume, cover letter, and interview practice tools, as well as weekly events, video tutorials, and career content; while Kibbi offers premier map-based, AI-driven, multilingual job search application, uniquely dedicated to connecting job seekers to local employment opportunities.

In August 2023, Devant entered a joint-venture with Kibbi to provide the most robust career support services for newcomers and international students in Canada. They are currently partnering with 35+ colleges, universities, and employment services and together serve over 70,000 students and newcomers.

“The Devant team is thrilled with our new collaboration with,” said Rod Skinkle, co-founder and CEO of Devant. “Having worked alongside many of’s team members and seeing first-hand their values-based approach to client and student relationships, we’re excited to be working on ways to provide even greater support to our respective clients and to all students.”

"Kibbi Technologies, is dedicated to modernizing the job search experience for international students through our advanced, AI-driven, multilingual job search application,” said HP Nguyen, Founder and CEO of Kibbi Technologies. “Partnering with allows us to further our mission of connecting job seekers to local employment, ensuring they thrive both during and after their studies in Canada."

The 2024-2025 academic year may prove more challenging than ever for international students and institutions., Devant and Kibbi will be working on solutions that reduce burdens on educational institutions’ resources while improving outcomes for international students, the communities in which they reside and Canada as a whole.

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