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Career Notes - April 15, 2021

Build A Dream Career Expo - Girls in grades 6-12 and their parents are invited to this exciting virtual event Wednesday, April 28 from 6-8:30pm.  This event will include a panel of women from various careers sharing their own inspiring stories, a panel of experts on exciting college, university and apprenticeship programs, a panel of employers with industry insights … and games and prizes!  Register at dreambigpalliser.eventbrite.ca.

Dual Credit - Join us for an important information session about Dual Credit where we’ll outline the opportunities available to students next year, how they can benefit students, and what is involved in the application process.  Register for the session for your region at bit.ly/PalliserDCInfo.

6:30pm Tuesday, May 4 (Calgary)

6:30pm Wednesday, May 5 (Vulcan/Brant and South)

Applications will be due May 14.  You can see next year’s proposed list of dual credit courses at palliseroffcampus.ca/dual-credit/2021-2022-dual-credit-courses.

Virtual post-secondary fair - Meet representatives from over 25 institutions from across Alberta to learn about their programs, scholarship opportunities and more during the Virtual Post-secondary Fair April 20-22 and 27-29.  Choose the session that fits your schedule.  Register at elaa.6connex.com/event/alberta/student/register.  The schedule can also be found at palliseroffcampus.ca/calendar.

Career Exploration Sessions and Paid Internship Information - Don’t miss learning about industry experts about career paths and opportunities that interest you.  Check the calendar at palliseroffcampus.ca/calendar for schedule and registration information.

Work Experience and RAP Time Sheets - Remember, if you are earning Work Experience or RAP credits, you should be submitting your signed time sheets to your Off Campus Coordinator at the end of each month.  If you would like to register to earn work experience or RAP credits, your Off Campus Coordinator can help you with that, too.  Remember you must register and a site visit must be completed before you can count any hours.

Green Certificate - All Green Certificate students must test at least once every year.  Contact your Off Campus Coordinator to register for your next test.  If you’re nervous, you can register for a practice test.

Career Conversations - Many of our schools have Learning Commons Facilitators (sometimes called Librarians) who are available to help you reflect on career paths that might be of interest to you.  They can also help you access helpful resources in MyBlueprint.  Don’t hesitate to stop in and see them!

Social Media -  Congratulations to Yaseen Rashid, our student who won a $100 gift card in our Instagram contest.  You can follow us @palliseroffcampus on Instagram or Facebook for reminders about upcoming events, scholarships and more.

Be sure to contact your Off Campus Coordinator with your questions about any of these opportunities.

 

Charlene Foster

Off Campus Coordinator

Email: charlene.foster@pallisersd.ab.ca

Appointments: cfoster.youcanbook.me

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