Archive | October 2011

Be a Gene Researcher for a week in 2012

Any ambitious grade 11 & 12 students with an innate curiosity for science and human genetics can participate in this amazing opportunity. Participants can learn how genes cause human genetic disorders and how top scientists translate these findings into treatments and cures for genegic diseases. The GRFAW mentoring program is a great opportunity for YOU to learn about human genegics research & connect with the scientific community. Apply on-line at http://www.genecure.ca/en/programs/gene-researcher-for-a-week/student-applicaion/

Placements are durning spring break 2012. If you are in work experience course and are interested in this opportunity, please see Ms. Parmar .

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Posted by Ms. Parmar nparmar@nvsd44.bc.ca

 

Mt. Seymour Ski Instructor Development Practicum

v     Mt. Seymour – High School Sport Credits and Experience: Ski Instructor Development Practicum

Certification by the Canadian Ski Instructors’ Alliance and Canadian Association of Snowboard Instructors is now recognized by the BC Ministry of Education, which awards External Sports Credits for CSIA and CASI Level 1 and CSIA and CASI Level 2.

CSIA / CASI Level 1: UXSO 10 – 2 Credits

CSIA / CASI Level 2: UXSO 11 – 4 Credits

 Mt Seymour Resorts is an active member of the local community and a strong supporter of all forms of outdoor education.  The objective of the Instructor Development Practicum is to offer local students an opportunity to learn about the ski industry, gain a internationally recognized, professional certification, earn credit for High School graduation and build valuable work and volunteer experience.

 Ski Instructor Development Practicum

  • This program is for all students ages 15 and up who can ski at an advanced intermediate level and who wish to explore a career in the ski industry
  • Students must commit to 12 daysof volunteer work for Mt Seymour Resorts Ski and Snowboard School
    • Any 6 of the following dates: Dec.17,18,19,20,21,22,26,27,28,29,30,31
    • Either Saturdays Jan. 7 – Feb. 4 or Sundays Jan. 8 – Feb. 5
    • One further day during the 2011-2012 season
  • In exchange Mt Seymour will provide each student with
    • a Staff Season Pass, valid for entire 2011-2012 season, including staff benefits
    • 4 on-snow training sessions to prepare for the CSIA Level 1 Course
    • Level 1 Canadian Ski Instructor’s Alliance Course and Exams free (course cost is $365)
    • Opportunity to work as a ski instructor once certified

 Students will gain knowledge of resort operation, experience instructing lessons and working with the public, expert ski training, 2 credits towards graduation (pending successful completion of CSIA 1).

 If you are interested in this program, please see Ms. Parmar

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Posted by Ms. Parmar nparmar@nvsd44.bc.ca

BCIT Big INFO Session

 BCIT BIG INFO Session if you think you might want to go to BCIT in the next couple of years then this is the event for you !! Nov 2, 2011

http://commons.bcit.ca/biginfo/  

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Posted by Ms. Parmar

RCMP Youth Academy 2012

If you are interested in a possible future career as a Law Enforcement Officer, then the RCMP Youth Academy might be for you. Please see Ms. Parmar for more detail and application
 
 
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Posted by Ms. Parmar nparmar@nvsd44.bc.ca

Canadian Tourism College

3 Day On-Campus ExperienceOct 19 – 21

You will be introduced to all sectors of the industry, enjoy guest speakers from various areas of Travel, Tourism, Hotels, Airlines, and Adventure and Eco-Tourism. You will have an opportunity to speak with the guest speakers. Limited spots, so if you are interested in this opportunity, please see Ms. Lempriere for an application.

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Posted by Ms. Neeru Parmar, nparmar@nvsd44.bc.ca