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Alejandra Hergert

CanWork Job Coach | B.A. Psychology and Career Development Certificate

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Alejandra Hergert is a graduate from the University of British Columbia with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology as well as a graduate from the Career Development Certificate Program at Simon Fraser University. She was raised in Vancouver but spent much of her young adult life working abroad in Asia, Europe and Africa.

She has worked extensively in the non-profit sector with youth facing barriers to employment and is passionate about helping young adults find their path.  She is especially enthusiastic about working on resumes and cover letters as well as assisting in career exploration. Prior to working as a career development practitioner, she worked with university students in both Kenya and Canada and helped them navigate their studies as well as their international co-op placements. 

Alejandra is thrilled to be working with CanAssist; she’s an advocate of accessibility and inclusion and firmly believes in equity.  She enjoys volleyball, flamenco, astronomy, yoga and the great outdoors.      

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