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Welcome to Career Services

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Career Centre Supports and Services

My focus is to provide hope and guidance in assisting students in developing plans for their future. We discuss the dream and develop action plans to reach their goals.

Together we research industries, education requirements, using various resources such as:

  • Career and personality assessments
  • Career and Post-secondary resources
  • Scholarship applications
  • Resume and cover letter building

Opportunities:

  • Connect students to industry professionals
  • Attending Career Exploration events 
  • Participate in Post-Secondary Open Houses 

Support for Parents and Guardians:

  • Access to Career and Job fairs
  • Career Events for Students and Parents Calendar        
  • Weekly insert in school newsletters

Trades and Apprenticeships

Alberta Industry Trades Information  This is the home page for Alberta Apprenticeship and Industry Training and contains information about the process to become a Journey person in Alberta. You can start on this path in high school!

Trade Entrance Requirements (Alberta Apprenticeship & Industry Training)

Registered Apprenticeship Program (RAP) brochure This brochure outlines the process where students in high school can begin their apprenticeship career.

Trades and Occupations list  A comprehensive list of Alberta's Registered trades, complete with career profile information for each trade.

Trades specific scholarships As a trades person, you are eligible for thousands of dollars in scholarships! Here is the link from the government website.

Green Certificate Agriculture Training The Green Certificate Program is an industry driven agricultural training program. Its apprenticeship style of delivery insures that participants learn through actively performing the skills required. This means learning, hands-on, out in the barn, field, greenhouse or corral and getting dirty!

Rob Charchun - Off-campus Coordinator Set up a meeting with our local off-campus coordinator to find out about opportunities for apprenticeship, work experience and volunteer credits. Students in Grades 10-12 can earn up to 5 credits a year (15 Total). Talk with Rob to learn more!

CAREER SITES we know and love!

AgCareers - Great site to learn more about numerous agricultural opportunities.

AWWOA - Alberta Water and Wastewater Operators Association has a careers section with profiles and videos about careers in the water/wastewater industry.

Cybermentor.ca - This site connects girls in grades 6 -12 with career mentors in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math focused occupations.

Career Transitions - Serving southern Alberta High Schools with numerous career events.

Career Trek B.C. - This website from our neighbours to the west features great information and short videos about a variety of careers.

Chartered Professional Accountants Alberta - Check out this professional association website if you think you may be interested in Accounting!

Cool Jobs  - McLean's magazine profiles some very cool careers!

Engineers Canada - Learn about the wide range of Engineering roles in Canada

Goodwork.ca - Environmental jobs and green work, perfect for outdoorsy types!

Health Care Career Profiles  - These profiles, provided by AHS, portray the wide range of clinical and non-clinical healthcare careers.

Learning Clicks - An up to date, interactive career development site focused on the needs of secondary students.

OCCINFO - Look up and learn about hundreds of occupations on this site!

One Week Job - True story of a UBC graduate and his search for a career! We have a copy of his documentary in our Career Services office.

Real Talk - Gain quick access to information about real careers from people who are currently working in those areas.

Road to Employment - Two recent grads take a major road trip to find out what Canadian employers are looking for. 

 

JOB SEARCH AND VOLUNTEERING

Looking for work or volunteer opportunities? You may benefit from a job search session with your Career Practitioner to update or create your resume, practice your interview skills and position yourself for job search success! In the meantime, check out these links:

Employment Standards Fact Sheet  - Answers common questions about the rights and responsibilities of young people in the workforce

Indeed.caJobs.caSimply Hired - Explore current job postings from our local area and across the country.

Looking for Work - ALIS website - This is a great resource as you embark on a job search! 

Nanton Chamber of Commerce -  Learn more about the business community in Nanton!

 

Student Loans and Student Line of Credit

Alberta Student Aid, Loan information and Applications - Details

Student Line of Credit

Financial Consumer Agency of Canada provides a detailed description of a student line of credit - Details

Contact your local bank or credit union for student loan/line of credit details

ATB Financial

Bank of Montreal (BMO)

Chinook Financial

CIBC 

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Entomologist - Career Discussion

Time: 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Location: Vitual

Career Transitions presents - Entomologist session details:

Architect - Career Discussion

Time: 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Location: Virtual

Career Transitions presents - Architect session details:

Gap Years 101

Time: 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

https://www.cangap.ca/101

Come explore if a gap year is right for you or your teen and how it supports career planning, college/university prep and more!

Gap Years 101

Time: 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

https://www.cangap.ca/101

Come explore if a gap year is right for you or your teen and how it supports career planning, college/university prep and more!

Application - Lethbridge College Winter Term Open

Time: 9:00 am - 11:15 am

Application - Lethbridge College Winter Term Open

Time: 9:00 am - 11:15 am

Lethbridge College Open House

Time: 11:00 am - 3:15 pm

Lethbridge College Open House

Time: 11:00 am - 3:15 pm

Gap Years 101

Time: 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

https://www.cangap.ca/101

Come explore if a gap year is right for you or your teen and how it supports career planning, college/university prep and more!

Gap Years 101

Time: 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

https://www.cangap.ca/101

Come explore if a gap year is right for you or your teen and how it supports career planning, college/university prep and more!

Concordia U Info Night

Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Concordia U Info Night

Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Gap Years 101

Time: 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

https://www.cangap.ca/101

Come explore if a gap year is right for you or your teen and how it supports career planning, college/university prep and more!

Gap Years 101

Time: 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

https://www.cangap.ca/101

Come explore if a gap year is right for you or your teen and how it supports career planning, college/university prep and more!