Learn About Running a Business !



 Junior Achievement’s Company Program is the ultimate training ground for young entrepreneurs in grades 10 -12. Work with other students and your business advisory team to learn about running a businessfrom forming a company to developing marketing campaigns to deciding how to distribute dividends. You will have the opportunity to try it all as the group plans, organizes and operates its own small business!
This program will be located at TD Canada Trust, 1400 Lonsdale Avenue, North Vancouver and is now open for registration:
Company Program North Shore – Thursdays
Location: Meet at TD Canada Trust’s main entrance the first week. Dates: Starting October 15, 2015 and running to March 3, 2016.
Day/Time: Weekly meetings on Thursdays, 5:00pm – 7:00pm. Time off during Winter Break Dec. 24 – 31..

For more information and to register please go to www.jabc.org and click on the ‘Youth’ tab. The program can accept 16 students and it’s free of charge but you must register to attend. Questions? Please email barb.jones@jabc.org

If you register for this amazing opportunity, please let Ms. Parmar know !

Biotechnology Career Awareness Program (BCIT)

An opportunity for a student to do scientific research in the area of Biotechnology and explore careers in this area.

Once again BCIT is offering their BioTechnology Career Awareness Program in December or April for students in grade 11 or grade 12.  If you are enthusiastic about scientific research, lab work and our interested about careers related to biotechnology. The program will provide bus transportation (when applicable) between the laboratory and the industry site.

If interested, please see Ms Parmar for application !

Minimed School

Minimed School

The 2015 Mini Med School series provides insight into the innovative research and progress that is improving health in low and middle income countries. Learn how new tools, technologies and programs promote health and well-being across the life course: in adolescence, women, pregnancy, infancy and childhood. Presented by Dr. Jean-Pierre Chanoine, 2015 Mini Med School Dean.

I can only nominate 2 students, so if you are interested please see Ms. Parmar ASAP !

Vancouver Opera

Vancouver Opera

The Work Experience program at Vancouver Opera allows students in Grades 11 and 12 to get a backstage view of what goes into an opera production. This immersive experience provides students the opportunity to meet and work alongside professional artists and administrators throughout the final stages of producing a show for the main stage. There is still placement available in Madama Butterfly and Evita production.

If you are interested please see Ms. Parmar ASAP for more information !

Lynn Canyon Ecology Fresh Air Learning Program!


Are you interested in working with elementary or preschool-age children?

This opportunity is ideal for students who’d like to get experience working with children outdoors and who are considering

Education, Child care, or Biology/Ecology.  

You would be working with experienced teachers and children 3-10 years of age, depending on which program you choose.
The programs run Monday-Thursday.
Training sessions this fall are on September 22nd and 23rd, 3:30-6:00 pm. Volunteers only need to attend one session.

Please see Ms. Parmar for more information !

Pharmacy 101 for Youth 2015.

C101FY Pharmacy 101 for Youth 2015 - Poster


This conference is intended for grade 11 and 12 students who are interested in the Pharmaceutical Sciences. Partnered with UBC Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences and several other sponsors, we hope to provide some insight for students who want to explore this career option. A maximum of 200 students will be accepted to attend this free event. The selection process will be based on the quality of their short answers provided on our registration form.

Event: Pharmacy 101 for Youth 2015
Date & Time: October 17, 2015, 9:30am – 3:30pm
Location: UBC Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, 2405 Wesbrook Mall, Vancouver B.C. V6T 1Z3
Application Deadline: October 4, 2015 (send to registration@career101foryouth.com)
Offered for: Grade 11 and 12 students

Application instructions can be found at http://www.career101foryouth.com/application.html and a little sneak peek of the day’s schedule can be found at http://www.career101foryouth.com/location–program.html.


Considering a Career in Health & Sciences ??

International Gairdner Symposium (Child & Family Research Institute (CFRI)

Grade 10 –12 students are invited to attend the 2015 International Gairdner Symposium for a behind-the-scenes tour of world-class CFRI research
facilities, and the opportunity to meet two 2014 Gairdner award winners and other health sciences experts on Oct 26, 2015.


9:00 a.m. Registration & light refreshments
9:30 a.m. Presentations:
Dr. Michael Hall, “How to succeed without working”
Dr. Yoshinori Ohsumi, “Autophagy : Intracellular Recycling System”
11:30 a.m. -1:00 p.m. CFRI research tours

Space limited… if you are interested please see Ms. Parmar ASAP and for more information visit www.cmmt.ubc.ca/sform/index.htm