Sheila Carter
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Career Planning 2019 - 2020

The world is changing rapidly. 
Innovation in education is needed now to ensure children will be ready for success in post-secondary school and empower them to make their dreams a reality.

Six Career Lessons from Johnny Bunko

2019 Calendar of Events School District 38 Richmond:

Applying for a student loan:

BC Student Transcripts:

Education Planner BC

​Factors to Consider in Career Planning
  • What are your likes and dislikes?
  • Do you know the difference between a job and a career?
  • What do you love to do in your spare time?
  • What subject entices you to know more and more when reading?
  • Would you like to work in a social environment or non social environment?
  • What are your natural skills and abilities - the true gifts that you where born with?
  • Uncover your true passions and talent to create your career path.
  • Review career and job trends for the future
  • Research about careers that are growing
  • Explore education and training

MAR 28/19 Young Women in Public Safety – Student Employment Opportunity – Summer 2019

Federal Student Work Experience Program (FSWEP)

  • Are you a young woman in Grade 11? 
  • Are you exploring career paths and considering what you would like to do after you graduate high school? 
  • Does a career in a public safety and security field sound interesting? 

If so, you may be a good fit for this student employment opportunity to gain an understanding of the career opportunities available to you in the fields of public safety and security; and the possibility to be rehired for future FSWEP positions within the Government of Canada. 

The employment is for one week. You must be available from July 15-19, 2019 during the day for the entire week 
For more details and to apply go to:

MAY 31/19 Camp Ignite 2019 - deadline to apply
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A free four-day camp to women in grades 11-12 (ages 16-18)
  • This camp offers an introduction to firefighting
  • Participants will also learn about fitness, nutrition, health and teamwork
  • The camp runs from August 8-Aug 11/19

Email applications to WHENG@Richmond.CA

More details and application at:

APR 1/19 New Westminster Student Police Academy

Are you a grade 11 or 12 student who is curious about a career in policing? Want to learn from the best about investigative methods and advanced driving techniques? Then consider applying for the New Westminster Police Department Student Police Academy. Application deadline is April 1, 2019 and the fee to apply is $50.

2019 Student Police Academy Application Form

The Academy runs from July 2 – July 12, 2019.

This two week program gives you a behind the scenes look at all aspects of being a police officer. From physical conditioning and self-defense tactics, to scenario-based simulations and firearm safety, you’ll receive from police the most up to date tactical training. 

You will learn about the many different aspects of policing from exciting guest speakers. Meet members of the K9 Unit, see the police helicopter – Air 1 up close, and get out on the water with the NWPD Marine Unit.

This is your opportunity to see what it takes to be a police officer.

Explore Careers

Featured Careers in BC Videos:

Are you interested in Trades and Technology:

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Sources of Occupational Change by 2030
Aging and Demographic Change:
Declining workforce - need for increased productivity will lead to automation
Climate Change and Energy:
Renewable energy – H2O, sun & wind
Immigration and the Borderless World:
Cultural diversity - languages
Digital Technology:
Automation - information technologies, social network skills
Mass customization – could have an impact in the health industry
Security and stability:
Privacy - freedom
Scientific and Technical Advancements:
Life sciences research - robotics

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Popular 9 Disciplines to Study in 2019
  1. Engineering - become a master of technology to build better, safer products
  2. Computer Science – learn to speak "machine" and improve the web
  3. Design – make the perfect transition from sketches to appealing images
  4. Fashion – be the expert on what’s hot and what’s not
  5. Law – take up the challenge of keeping an even balance
  6. Business – learn what it means to call the shots and run ventures
  7. Social Sciences – Piece together history, culture, politics and economics
  8. Hospitality and Leisure – how helping customers can be a piece of cake
  9. Art and Art History – Decipher the mystery behind magnificent art

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Step Inside your STEM Career

APR 5/19 eMentoring program for high school girls interested in STEM careers deadline to apply
eMentoring is a unique mentoring program for high-school aged girls who are interested in or curious about STEM careers. eMentoring is a free 8-week program that pairs girls in high schools across BC with female role models in science, tech, engineering and math careers. Students and their mentors are sent weekly discussion questions, covering topics such as their career path, post-secondary life, work environments, finances, work/life balance, and what to do with your degree. eMentoring is done entirely over email. The time commitment is approximately 1 hour a week and the next round runs from April 7 to May 31, 2019. 

Careers in the Food and Agriculture Industries and the Education required:
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The World of Work is Evolving​

  • Change is inevitable – embrace it
  • Agility – necessity for both business and employee
  • Agile workforces – skills, flexibility and more
  • Flexibility – employees need for value and autonomy
  • Flexibility – employer needs for profit and productivity
  • Finding a balance

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  • Aging and Demographic Change – declining workforce and a need for increased productivity will lead to automation
  • Climate Change and Energy – renewable energy – H2O, sun & wind
  • Immigration and the Borderless World – cultural diversity, languages
  • Digital Technology – automation & information technologies, social network skills
  • Personalization – mass customization – could have an impact in the health industry
  • Security and stability – privacy and freedom
  • Scientific and Technical Advancements – life sciences research, robotics

​Discover rewarding careers in the automotive aftermarket industry in Canada
​The 2020 10 skills you need to thrive in the Fourth Industrial Revolution from the World Economic Forum
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  1. Complex Problem Solving
  2. Critical Thinking
  3. Creativity
  4. People Management
  5. Coordinating with Others
  6. Emotional Intelligence
  7. Judgement and Decision Making
  8. Service Orientation
  9. Negotiation
  10. Cognitive Flexibility