BRAIDED JOURNEYS

THE BRAIDED JOURNEYS CLASS OF 2020 HAD AN AMAZING VIRTUAL CELEBRATION TO COMMEMORATE THEIR SUCCESSES AND BRIGHT FUTURES. CAREERS IS GRATEFUL FOR THE WORK WE GET TO DO WITH BRAIDED JOURNEYS TO HELP THE STUDENTS FIND THEIR CAREER PASSIONS.

ALBERTA RESILIENCE

WE ASKED SOME OF OUR PARTNERS ACROSS THE PROVINCE WHAT THEY ARE DOING TO KEEP MOVING FORWARD DURING A TIME WHEN ALMOST EVERYTHING HAS COME TO A HALT.

TEACHERS LEVEL UP

HOW IMPORTANT IS IT TO EXPOSE HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS TO SKILLED TRADES? THIS GROUP OF TEACHERS BELIEVES IT’S VITAL TO A WELL-ROUNDED EDUCATION. LEARN WHY THEY ARE TEAMING UP WITH CLAC TO BRING THE LATEST TECHNIQUES TO THE CLASSROOM.

2019 YEAR IN REVIEW

IT HAS BEEN AN EXCITING TRIP AROUND THE SUN FOR CAREERS. WE ARE PROUD TO HAVE CAPTURED SOME PRETTY AMAZING STORIES FROM STUDENTS, EMPLOYERS, SCHOOLS AND EVEN SOME BIG ANNOUNCEMENTS. CHECK OUT THE HIGHLIGHTS IN THIS 4-MINUTE FLASHBACK.

INDIGENOUS CORPORATE CAMP

STUDENTS FROM THE CAREERS INDIGENOUS CORPORATE CAMP PEEKED INTO THE BUSINESS SIDE OF INDUSTRY THIS SUMMER. ALONG WITH WISHING THE CAMP WAS LONGER, HERE ARE SOME OF THEIR FAVOURITE PARTS OF THE EXPERIENCE. THANK YOU TO ALL OUR PARTNERS THAT MADE THIS POSSIBLE FOR THESE STUDENTS

SILENT-AIRE

A CAREERS CHAMPION EMPLOYER TAKING ON DOUBLE DIGIT RAP STUDENTS, TAKE A LOOK AT WHAT THE SILENT-AIRE APPRENTICES ARE LEARNING.

HEALTH SCIENCES CAREERS ACADEMY

STUDENTS FROM AROUND THE PROVINCE TRIED THEIR HANDS AT A WORLD OF DIFFERENT HEALTH CAREER POSSIBILITIES. THIS YEAR’S HEALTH SCIENCE CAREERS ACADEMY’S TOOK PLACE IN FORT MCMURRAY, EDMONTON, RED DEER, CALGARY AND LETHBRIDGE. STUDENTS EXPLORED DIFFERENT HOSPITALS, EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS AND EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES. THANK YOU TO ALL OF OUR SPONSORS WHO MADE THESE WEEKS HAPPEN FOR THE STUDENTS.

YOUNG WOMEN IN TRADES AND TECHNOLOGIES (YWITT)

11 JUNIOR HIGH GIRLS EXPERIENCED WHAT IT WOULD BE LIKE WORKING IN MULTIPLE CAREER OPTIONS THROUGHOUT THE WEEK LONG SUMMER CAMP. THANK YOU TO ALL OUR PARTNERS THAT MADE THIS WEEK POSSIBLE.

INSULATORS COMPETE

FIRST WE BROUGHT YOU THE STORY OF AN INITIAVE LED BY STUART OLSON AND LOCAL 110 IN FORT MCMURRAY, TO HIRE AND TRAIN YOUNG INSULATORS WITH NO PREVIOUS EXPERIENCE. A YEAR LATER, SOME OF THOSE INSULATORS ARE ROCKING THEIR NEW TRADE AT THE PROVINCIAL SKILLS CANADA COMPETITION.

TINY HOMES

34 STUDENTS FROM MASKWACIS EDUCATION SCHOOLS COMMISSION BUILT THREE HOUSES FROM THE GROUND UP FOR AN ELDERS VILLAGE. CAREERS IS PROUD TO HAVE PARTNERED WITH MESC, YCHOMES AND GCINDIGENOUS FOR THIS PROJECT.

CAREERexpo 2019

CLOSE TO 4000 STUDENTS EXPLORED OVER 200 CAREER OPTIONS, ALL UNDER ONE ROOF. TAKE A LOOK AT THE HIGHLIGHTS FROM CAREERexpo 2019 IN RED DEER.

10th ANNIVERSARY ERIC NEWELL KIDZ N CAREERS GOLF CLASSIC

GOLFERS BRAVED THE DRIZZLE TO TAKE PART IN THE GOLFING FUN. THE WEATHER DIDN’T STOP THE SMILES AND GOOD TIMES AS THEY TEED OFF AT HERITAGE POINTE. THANK YOU TO ALL OUR SPONSORS, SEE YOU NEXT YEAR!

MENTAL HEALTH PATHWAYS

CAREERS AND THE RED CROSS LAUNCH A PILOT PROJECT IN SCHOOLS IN AND AROUND FORT MCMURRAY, OFFERING MORE OPTIONS TO EXPLORE CAREERS IN MENTAL HEALTH.

THE FUTURE OF FARMING

THE RISE OF TECHNOLOGY IS CHANGING THE WAY WE FARM IN ALBERTA. A LOOK AT WHAT THIS MEANS FOR NEXT GENERATION IN TRAINING.

ELDERS VILLAGE

CAREERS IS PROUD TO BE PART OF A UNIQUE PROJECT FOR THE ERMINESKIN FIRST NATION.  THREE DOZEN STUDENTS BEGIN WORK ON AN ELDERS VILLAGE.

ALTEX SYSTEMS

THEY ARE ONE OF THE BIGGEST SUPPORTERS OF RAP IN CALGARY.  WHY ALTEX SYSTEMS BELIEVES THEY GET EVEN MORE OUT OF THE PROGRAM THAN THE STUDENTS.

L.Y. CAIRNS SCHOOL

IT’S BEEN CALLED EDMONTON’S BEST KEPT SECRET. CAREERS TAKES YOU ON A TOUR OF L.Y. CAIRNS SCHOOL FOR A LOOK AT WHY LOCAL EMPLOYERS ARE SIGNING UP TO GIVE THESE STUDENTS A HEAD START AT A PRODUCTIVE, MEANINGFUL LIFE.

YWITT SPRING CAMP 2019

THIS SPRING BREAK, A GROUP OF YOUNG WOMEN TRADED THEIR TIME OFF FOR TOOL BELTS. CHECK OUT THE HIGHLIGHTS FROM THIS YEAR’S SPRING YWITT CAMP.

THAT'S A RAP

THEY WEREN’T SURE WHAT TO EXPECT WHEN THEY STARTED, BUT THESE 18 STUDENTS ARE FULL OF CONFIDENCE AND DIRECTION AFTER FINISHING AN INTERNSHIP AT DOW CHEMICAL. FIND OUT HOW THIS COMMUNITY LEADER IS CHANGING LIVES.

WICKED WELDING

CREATIVITY, TEAMWORK, AND WHOLE LOT OF FUN. FIND OUT HOW THIS BUILDERS OF ALBERTA PARTNER IS SPARKING STUDENTS’ INTEREST IN WELDING.

YEAR IN REVIEW

THANK YOU TO EVERYONE WHO MADE IT POSSIBLE FOR CAREERS TO CONTINUE SUPPORTING STUDENTS IN 2018. WHAT AN AMAZING TRIP AROUND THE SUN! CHECK OUT OUR YEAR IN REVIEW.

HEALTHY START

CAREERS HEALTH CAMPS GIVE STUDENTS A HANDS-ON LOOK AT OPPORTUNITIES IN THIS FIELD.

ELA - PWT's NEW DRIVELESS BUS

PACIFIC WESTERN GROUP OF COMPANIES INTRODUCES NEW, NEVER BEFORE SEEN IN CANADA, TECHNOLOGY TO THE STREETS OF CALGARY AND EDMONTON.

ENOCH SCHOOL UPDATE

FROM SUMMER INTERNS TO RAP STUDENTS. FIND OUT HOW A PARTNERSHIP BETWEEN FILLMORE CONSTRUCTION AND KITASKINAW SCHOOL IS CHANGING LIVES.

ALEXANDER FIRST NATION SUMMER CAMP

SEVERAL STUDENTS AT ALEXANDER FIRST NATION GOT TO EXPERIENCE CAREERS IN A REAL-WORLD SETTING THIS SUMMER.

RBC SUPPORTS YOUTH

CAREERS WELCOMED RBC AS A SUPPORT OF OUR YOUTH PROGRAMMING AND TO HELP CREATE A NEW DIGITAL SKILLS PATHWAY.

ICT

THEY SAY GEEKS WILL INHERIT THE EARTH – THESE INCREDIBLY SMART AND TALENTED ICT GRADS ARE ON THEIR WAY

LEADERS IN LETHBRIDGE

THE CITY OF LETHBRIDGE TAKES RAP STUDENTS AS A METHOD OF SUCCESSION PLANNING.

CCWESTT

THE CANADIAN COALITION OF WOMEN IN ENGINEERING, SCIENCE, TRADES AND TECHNOLOGY MET IN EDMONTON. BUILDER OF ALBERTA PARTNER, WBF, WAS THERE.

FORESTRY CAMP

PLANTING SEEDS WITH A FORESTRY CAREERS CAMP