Internationally-Trained Professionals

IELCE activities may serve professionals with degrees and credentials in their native countries, or internationally trained professionals (ITPs), who can face challenges in transferring their degrees, credentials, and skills in the U.S. economy. IELCE activities can support ITPs and can address the workforce needs of ITPs through approaches like IET programs and targeted workforce preparation. These approaches are highlighted in this section of resources.

Enhancing Access for Refugees and New Americans logo
Foreign Credential Verification

Many immigrants face interrupted careers and economic loss because of issues with verification of their foreign credentials and licenses. Often in partnership with other organizations, IELCE activities can provide guidance on complex issues of foreign credential verification, and resources in this section can support this process.

More Topics