Archive | September 2013

Think Tank Training Centre

Think Tank Training Centre
 
For everyone who has enjoyed our high school presentations, and has wondered what it would be like
to pursue a career in animation, modeling and visual effects,
here is your chance to try it on!
                                 
OPEN HOUSE!  Come see our NEW facilities!
Think Tank Training Centre is a high-end 3D Animation, Modeling and Visual Effects school
specializing in 3D Animation, Character and Environment Modeling,  Visual Effects and Video Game Design
To prepare for our Summer and Fall 2014 semesters, we are holding an open house for high school students,
grads, instructors and anyone else interested in getting into the industry.
 
 
Date: Saturday, October 5th, 2013
Time: 9:00am-4:30pm
Location: Think Tank Training Centre
(Right across from the Lonsdale Quay and SeaBus Terminal)
107 West Esplanade, North Vancouver, BC
 
Pre-REGISTER FOR **FREE** WORKSHOPS IN ANIMATION, MODELING, and VFX/DYNAMICS!
Seating is limited to 12 seats x 2 classes of each topic.
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Posted by MS. Neeru Parmar, nparmar@sd44.ca

BCIT 2013/2014 Biotechnology

BCIT 2013/2014 BIOTECHNOLOGY CAREER AWARENESS PROGRAM !

Eligible students must:

Have an expressed interest in science-related curriculum, be enthusiastic about scientific research and lab work, and be interested in learning about careers related to biotechnology.

Be a Grade 10, 11 or 12 student

Actively participate in the lab-based workshops and attend all sessions

Be able to initiate and maintain conversation with practicing professionals at an industry site concerting occupational information and scientific focus.

2 sessions available

December 9 – 13, 2013 (workshops includes industry visits)

April 28 – May 2, 2014 (workshops includes industry visits)

Here is the application package. Please let Ms. Parmar know if you want to apply for this amazing opportunity.

Career Awareness pkg 2013-14 Sep 10 2013

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Posted by Ms. Parmar, nparmar@sd44.ca

 

Mini Med School

 

 

The Child & Family Research Institute is pleased to present Mini Med School XIV, a 6 part series on Diabetes: Mythology and Modern Research. This series takes place on Wednesdays from 7:00-9:00pm beginning October 9 in the Chan Centre for Family Health Education at the Child & Family Research Institute (938 West 28th Avenue, Vancouver).

Registration opens online Monday, September 16 at 9:30am. Please note registration is for all 6 sessions. Admission is free but space is limited.

All sessions will be recorded and viewable on the CFRI Training website for educational purposes.

This is an wonderful opportunity for student who is interested in Science and Applied Science. Please let Ms. Parmar know if you are applying !

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Posted by Ms Neeru Parmar, nparmar@sd44.ca

Lynn Valley Care Centre

If you are interested in medical field this is a great opportunity !

Volunteers must commit to doing a minimum of 40 hours of volunteer work which must be completed within a year

Volunteers must be at least 16 years of age before beginning volunteer work.

Please see Ms. Parmar for more info and application !

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Posted by Ms Neeru Parmar nparmar@sd44.ca

 

Mt. Seymour Ski Practicum Program

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.

To date Mt Seymour has had 18 students participate in this program. 15 completed their CSIA Level 1 certification and all gained many hours of teaching experience, training and an understanding of the ski industry. A number of these students have gone on to join the instructor team.
In 2013-2014 Mt Seymour will accept up to 16 Students.
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 100 hours (roughly 12 days) of volunteer work for Mt Seymour Resorts Ski and Snowboard School
o Any 6 of the following dates: Dec. 21-23, 26-31 and Jan. 2-5
o Either a Saturday or Sunday Winter Camp
o One further day during the 2013-2014 season
In exchange Mt Seymour will provide each student with
o A Staff Season Pass, valid for entire 2013-2014 season, including staff benefits and free shuttle bus service.
o 4 on-snow training sessions to prepare for the CSIA Level 1 Course
o Level 1 Canadian Ski Instructor’s Alliance Course and Exams free (course cost is $385)
o 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 interested please see Ms. Parmar for application.

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Posted by Ms Neeru Parmar nparmar@sd44.ca