Michelle’s Career Story
At eighteen years old, Michelle Caine didn’t know her summer job could turn into a rewarding career in tourism—and then a mentor gave her a push in the right direction. Michelle’s career story is a testament to the power of encouraging others, and the impact of telling young people, “You are good at this.”
Now, she helps prepare the next generation to work in tourism. As the chair of hospitality management at Toronto’s Centennial College, she’s showing students that while they don’t need an education to work in the tourism industry, investing in a college diploma or university degree in hospitality can open countless doors for them.
Moving to a new country can be nerve-racking—especially when searching for a job. But for these three newcomers to the prairie city of Winnipeg, Manitoba, a career in tourism offered an exciting future full of enriching experiences and meaningful connections.Learn more