Post graduate Entrepreneurship

Post graduate Entrepreneurship Stream

The Post-Graduate Entrepreneurial Stream was developed for recent foreign graduates from a post-secondary school in New Brunswick (NB) or the NB Community College. They have studied for at least two years full-time. The graduate must have subsequently started or acquired a business in New Brunswick and operated it for at least one year while on a valid Postgraduate Work Permit. They must also settle in the province permanently.

Post graduate Entrepreneurial Stream

Post graduate Entrepreneurship Program Requirements

Express Entry ProfileNo
Level of EducationPost-secondary
Job OfferNo
Language ProficiencyCLB 7
Connection to ProvinceStudy Experience
Investment RequirementNone
Work ExperienceBusiness ownership of 1 year

Connection to New Brunswick

The stream is open to individuals who have completed a 2-year degree in the province and operated their own business for one full year. The ideal candidate will have a degree from a recognized institution and should communicate in both official languages. They must also reside within NB during their academic period.

Language Proficiency

All candidates must communicate in English or French, appropriate for the Canadian Language Benchmark level 7.

Work Experience

To qualify for this stream, you must have at least one year’s experience in New Brunswick running a business and hold a valid Postgraduate Work Permit. The ideal candidate will also be a Canadian with excellent English proficiency or French comprehension skills!

Level of Education

This stream is only available to candidates who have completed at least one two-year post-secondary program within New Brunswick.

Assessment Grid

You must score at least 65 points on the New Brunswick Assessment Grid to qualify for the stream.


You must be between 22 – 40 years old on the day your application is received.

Business Requirements

This stream is only for the most successful business owners in New Brunswick. Candidates must own and actively manage their companies, with 100% ownership of their additional requirements!

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