Archive | November 2014

Vancouver Aquarium Winter break Work Experience Opportunities

The Vancouver Aquarium is currently recruiting students for two Work Experience placements over the winter break! Students will be working within a team of students and staff to create the ultimate visitor experience for all of our visitors this winter. Their days will be filled with fun and varied tasks and they will have the opportunity to engage, amaze and inspire thousands of guests of all ages and from all around the world!

 

The two opportunities being offered are: Interpretive Delivery Winter Break Work Experience Placement and Winter 2014 Gallery Assistant Placement

 

Some of the tasks you will be responsible for are: supervising crafts, face painting, delivering educational interactions in the Amazon Gallery,Touchpool demonstrations on the Wild Coast & Clownfish Cove, Complete self-led educational modules to increase knowledge of aquatic life, Kiosk Attendant, 4D assistant, Information Desk Attendant and more!!!

 

If you are interested in volunteering at the Vancouver Aquarium, go to:

 

 

Click the “SIGN-UP” button on the right hand side. You will be taken to

 

www.MyVolunteerPage.com where you will create an account and a profile page. Please fill out all of the necessary information and click “save”. If you have any questions about this opportunity please come see Ms. Parmar. You will need your resume and cover letter during the application process, do not forget to enter your contact number and select “WEX student” when asked what position you are applying for!!!

Please submit all online applications by noon on Thursday November 27th, 2014!!!

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Posted by Ms. Neeru Parmar nparmar@sd44.ca

BC Hydro Aboriginal Employment Strategy

 

Interested in a Career with BC Hydro?

 

JOIN OUR TEAM! We have opportunities in:

*Student and Grad Programs
*Youth Hire Program
*Co-op Programs
*Community Outreach Representatives
*Tour Guides
*Skilled Trades
*Trades Trainee Program (power-line technician pre-apprenticeship
*Apprenticeship programs: Power Line Technician, Electrician, Mechanic and more!
*Engineering/Technology
*Communications, Protection& Control Technologist (CPC Tech trainee)
*Engineers-In-Training and Graduate Technologist-In-Training Programs
*Administration/Management
*Legal
*Safety, Health and Environment
Visit bchydro.com/careers/how_to_apply.html to get started!
Once you’ve applied online and received a confirmation email, forward it to aboriginal.employment@bchydro.com
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Posted by Ms. Neeru Parmar nparmar@sd44.ca

“Careers in Science” STEM lecture at Vancouver Aquarium

There will be a FREE ONLINE LECTURE about STEM careers from the Vancouver Aquarium on Friday, Nov.28th at 9am.

Four speakers who make their living in marine sciences, from educators to veterinarians, will be speaking about what they do and the steps they took to attain their positions.

 

If you or any of your classes would like to participate, simply logon to the Vancouver Aquarium Youtube channel  on the morning of Nov.28th, click on the “Careers in Science” link on the front page, and enjoy the 45 minute presentation.

 

Think you would benefit from talk to the speakers in person?

 

For a discounted rate of $15, individual students can sign up to part of the live audience in the Aquarium, and will have the chance to talk to the speakers following the presentation. Share this with teachers you feel are interested, though keep in mind, this is a space-limited opportunity. To register, click here.

If there are any questions, please contact us at education@vanaqua.org , with the subject line “Careers in Science”.

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Posted by Ms. Neeru Parmar nparmar@sd44.ca

2015 RCMP Youth Academy (Grade 11 & 12)

Interested in a Law Enforcement Career?

 

 

 Amazing Opportunity!

 

 

 In 8 Days learn what it takes to become an RCMP officer – and you can complete your Work Experience hours(4Credits) with this opportunity too!
Applications due on November 28, 2014!

 

 

 Financial assistant may be available, please see Ms. Parmar for more info and application.

 

 

 

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Posted by Ms. Neeru Parmar nparmar@sd44.ca

Engineers Help Save the World, Find out How….

UBC Engineering Open House

Saturday, November 29 – 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

Engineers help to prevent disease, reduce poverty, and create solutions to protect people and  our planet.  

RSVP: http://engineering.ubc.ca/eng/students/events-and-visits-connects/open-house

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Posted by Ms. Neeru Parmar nparmar@sd44.ca

BCIT Engineering Competition!

 

 

Watch BCIT Engineering students compete in competitions testing their skills and knowledge!

November 12, 2014 – 4:30 pm

Competitions: Senior Design, Junior Design, Communications, and Debate!British Columbia Institue of Technology: 3700 Willington Avenue, Burnaby

Great Hall in SE2Questions? Contact: events.bcit.ess@gmail.com

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Posted by Ms. Neeru Parmar nparmar@sd44.ca