Geering Up and Science Alive Present Girls
Only Makeathon –
Tech for Health – UBC Engineering Design Centre -Sat., June 04, 2016 – 8:30am
until 6:30pm – Create a “pet” robot to provide comfort and monitor health for
senior citizens. 100 spots for high
school girls only. $40 program fee –
awards for top categories.
Second Annual Free Career Options Q&A with Black Professionals - For youth (grades 8-12) and young adults from diverse backgrounds - Saturday, May 14, 2016 - 10:30am-1pm. Featuring presenters from the fields of business/entrepreneurship, community development/non profit, nursing/labour relations, software engineering, photojournalism, and speech pathology.
Register: www.eventbrite.ca/e/career-options-qa-with-black-professionals-for-youthyoung-adults-tickets-24770855295 or visit the Facebook page for more information: www.facebook.com/events/788249524641006/permalink/788252747974017/
Please direct all inquiries to firstname.lastname@example.org
Career Options with Black Professionals 2016.pdf
Are you a female looking for a Career as an Electrician? - EJTC Training Facility is holding an Open House for Women on Saturday, May 28, 2016, 10am until 2pm. An opportunity to see if a career as electrician is right for you! EJTCWomen.PDF
UBC Summer Science
Program 2016 - A one-week cultural, health and science program for Aboriginal
students in grades 8-11. The program
promotes interest in health and science programs through firsthand experience
at the University of British Columbia. Great
opportunities to meet new friends, eat great food, connect with Elders and role
models, and enjoy fun, laughter and learning.
Complete details here: UBCSummerScienceProg-Aboriginal2016.pdf
Operation Med School (OMS) – One day
medical conference for students
conference takes place on Sat., April 30 (9am to 5pm) at the University of
British Columbia’s West Mall Swing Space Building (2175 West Mall, V6T 1Z4). Learn more about the field of medicine through
activities and lectures by medical experts. Network with professionals, current medical
students, and other aspiring young doctors. Tickets are $25 and lunch will be provided. A portion of this year's proceeds will be
donated to Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Society of Canada. For more information visit www.operationmedschool.com/vancouver/
UBC ‘Let’s Talk Bio-Engineering’ - Friday
May 27th – 8am to 4pm – FREE one day symposium focusing on theory and applications of
bioengineering, providing insight into the field, introducing students to
leading industry and academic professionals, and encouraging students to
explore opportunities in science and engineering. This event is geared towards young women in
Grades 10 to 12, but is open to any student interested in participating. Complete info at: email@example.com
mandatory by April 30, 2016: http://explorecuriocity.org/Explore/ArticleId/4442/lets-talk-about-bioengineering.aspx
Camp Ignite Mentorship Program 2016 – August 11 to August 14, 2016 - Female
students between the ages of 16-18 will be given an introduction to the exciting
and challenging career of being a firefighter. Girls will be introduced to firefighting
skills as well as participate in team building activities. Along with this they
will receive a CPR level A certificate and Fire Extinguisher training. Submit your application by hand to Vancouver
Fire & Rescue at 900 Heatley Avenue or via email to Joanne.firstname.lastname@example.org
info and application package available at:
Rotaract Club of Vancouver - UBC - 9th Annual Professional Development Conference - “DiscoverME: Pathways to Success”
- April 02, 2016 - 1 PM to 5 PM – For students in grades 10 to 12. Limited seats available. Complete info at:
SOLDIER FOR A DAY WORK STUDY PROGRAM – Saturday,
April 30, 2016 – Space
is limited, so apply early! Deadline
to apply is April 15, 2016. See
your counsellor or Mrs. Alberti in the Counselling Department for application
packages. This 6 ½ hour program will
show students how a soldier in the Army Reserve is trained and what they do
when they are working for the Canadian Armed Forces. Students will be given the opportunity to be
given basic instruction in marching, weapons, individual kit, rappelling, communication
systems, basic field skills, chemical defence, engineering displays and
technical trades. Get a closer look at education
and job opportunities offered by some of the Fraser Valley and Lower Mainland
Army Reserve units. soldierforaday2016.pdf
Cathay Pacific's “I Can Fly” program offers Grade 11 students the opportunity to step behind the scenes of commercial aviation. This 8-week Academy, with weekly evening classes, has pilots, flight attendants, airport staff and others who work in the airline/travel industry offering their valuable insights into their jobs and who will offer tips on how to best follow in their footsteps. Included are lectures, field trips and hands-on exercises. DEADLINE FOR APPLICATION IS THURSDAY, MARCH 10, 2016! Complete info at: http://www.cathaypacific.ca/icanfly
“The Sky’s No Limit - Girls Fly 2” - Abbotsford International Airport – Sat/Sun March 12-13, 2016 – 9am to 5:30pm – Be amazed by hands-on activities from Aviation, Aerospace, Marine/Defence, and Space, too. FREE flights for female first-time fliers of any age. Free fun for the whole family! More info at: www.girlsfly2.ca
Explorations 10 at UBC (for grade 10 girls)
March 05, 2016 – Register at www.engineering.ubc.ca/student-events Deadline for registration is February 29,
out more about this expanding field.
Participate in fun engineering activities, tour labs, connect with
like-minded students, and talk to current engineering students and professors
who will share their stories and experiences.
Registration is for grade 10 girls only.
Vancouver Fire & Rescue – Youth Outreach Academy – April 11-15, 2016 Students in Grades 10 to 12 are invited to apply for this five day program. This free action packed Academy teaches 24 young people to work together in small teams and in challenging environments by providing training and mentorship. Some program content: use of fire apparatus and fire extinguishers, search and rescue techniques, self contained breathing apparatus, using the “jaws of life”, fundraising for a local charity, and more! CPR-C certification is included. DEADLINE FOR APPLICATION IS FEBRUARY 29, 2016. Applications must be approved by your school Principal. For complete info and application packages visit: www.vancouver.ca/youthacademy
Journey Into The Trades Event – For Grade 10 Students and Parents - Wed., January 27, 2016 (8:45am to 11:15am) at Magee Secondary (Pro-D Day.) The goal of Journey Into The Trades is to create awareness around trades and apprenticeships as a first choice career option. Former VSB ACE IT and SSA students will share their stories of where their journeys have taken them. Employers and organizations will feature booths at this event to showcase a variety of trades. Interested students are to see Mrs. Quan in the Business Education Department for registration packages and consent forms. Please get your packages before the winter break as they must be completed and sent to VSB Career Programs by January 08, 2016.
Students & Parents/Guardians: The Find Your Fit Tour is a career exploration event that has interactive stations highlighting the top in-demand occupations in BC. Whether looking to support your child’s career exploration or researching your own prospects, this event will help guide the way. John Oliver Secondary will be hosting a free public session on Thur, Jan 28 from 3pm to 7pm. The address is 530 East 41st Ave, Vancouver, in the South Gym. Best parking is on the West side of the building, off St George St.
February 3, 2016 - 6pm–8pm at Gladstone Secondary - Vietnamese/Filipino Family Night – Vancouver students will talk trades with parents in their first language.
Vancouver School Board Career Programs will be hosting another Ed Camp Night on February 10, 2016 at Tupper Secondary. This event is for prospective ACE IT, Tupper Tech, Fashion Design, Enhanced Trades and CISCO students and their parents. Program teachers and current/past students will be available to share details and answer any questions about their programs. It will start at 7:00 pm and parents can sign up for two 15 minute sessions in any one the 9 programs offered. The event is from 7:00 - 8:30 pm and online registration is at http://goo.gl/forms/1lNEiijWo1 Career Ed Camp 2016.pdf