BCIT Business and Media Career Exploration Program

  • Get an early start on determining and enhancing your future career
  • Discover your passions and what makes you uniquely YOU
  • Explore Career suitability and options and gain media and communication skills that will set you apart in today’s employment landscape

Invest now in your future!

BCIT Business Global Relations, in partnership with the Broadcast and Media Communications Department, invites domestic and international high school students to participate in the Business and Media Career Exploration Program.

Over the course of two weeks, explore career suitability and options by discovering your values and personality strengths. Gain multimedia experience to enhance employment opportunities and develop your communication skills for personal and professional growth.

This two week program is offered in July and August.

  • June 29-July 10, 2020
  • August 10-21, 2020
Monday to Friday 9:00am to 4:30pm
Week 1 – Multimedia Storytelling:
  • Explore broadcasting to enhance your presentation skills
  • Engage in hands on media training to advance your career success
  • Learn communication and media skills employers rate as top priority when hiring
  • Areas of interactive study include interviewing, writing, story-telling, announcing, photography, podcasting.
Week 2 – Career Exploration and Planning:
  • Assess professional interests and career suitability
  • Learn about top future career choices and job market trends
  • Develop and present a personal career plan

Program Details

Canadian and international high school students from 14 to 17 year olds are welcome.
Career Exploration areas:
  • Marketing
  • Management
  • Human Resource Management
  • Operations Management
  • Financial Management
  • Logistics
  • International Business
  • Digital Arts
  • Broadcast and Media Communications
  • Career suitability testing and individual coaching
  • Interactive career labs exploring BCIT’s School of Business programs
  • Interaction with industry professionals
  • International cuisine lunches
  • Optional weekend sightseeing packages
  • $1,150 – International students
  • $950 – Canadian citizens and permanent residents

How to apply:

To start your business and media career exploration adventure at BCIT, apply online by April 15, 2020. Register by March 15, 2020 to save $100.

Summer program location

The BCIT Burnaby Campus is located just off the Trans-Canada Highway at the corner of Willingdon Avenue and Canada Way:
3700 Willingdon Avenue
Burnaby, BC V5G 3H2

More Information

If you have questions, please email cep@bcit.ca or call 604-432-8898

OzTrekk – Operation Med School


Did you know that you can apply to medical school right after graduating from high school?

In Australia, your dream of becoming a doctor can start much sooner!

OzTREKK represents 6 Australian medical schools that offer “direct entry” from high school. With a medical degree from Australia, you are able to have the option of either practicing as a doctor in Australia or returning to Canada.

In order to help you make an informed decision, we will be hosting a webinar exclusively for Vancouver OMS students to tell you more about your options of studying medicine in Australia.

Study Medicine in Australia 101

Date: Saturday, February 15, 2020
Time: 3 p.m. PST

Join the webinar to meet OzTREKK Medicine Admissions Officer Amanda Rollich, who has worked with the medical programs for more than five intakes! Amanda will share her insight regarding the universities and their undergraduate-entry med programs, admission requirements, financing options, and how to return to Canada to practice as a doctor.

Each year, OzTREKK helps thousands of Canadian students with the application process to study in Australia. We assist you with everything from submitting your applications to relocating to sunny Australia! And since we are funded by the Australian universities, all our services are completely free.

We hope you can attend! If you are unable to attend but would like a recording or further information please contact Kati at kati@oztrekk.com

Here is the link to the online webinar



Skills Canada Competition. Vancouver May 28th and 29th

The 26th Skills Canada National Competition (SCNC) will be held May 28 & 29, 2020 at the Vancouver Convention Center, in Vancouver, British Columbia. The opening ceremony will be held on May 27 and the closing ceremony on May 30.

Skills Canada BC is an affiliate of the organizers of the Skills Canada National Competition, an annual event. SCNC is an Olympic-style competition which showcases Canada’s best in skilled trades and technologies as they compete to become the national champion in their respective sector. Students placing gold at the BC Provincial Skills Competitions will advance to SCNC to represent their province in their Skill Area.

If you are interested please come see Ms. Bramley as she will need to register you.