Young Women in Public Safety Student Employment Opportunity


What is Young Women in Public Safety? 
This internship program was created by Government of Canada to introduce grade 11 female students to the wide range of careers available to them in the public safety and security field. Selected candidates spend one week visiting public safety organizations where they meet women who are experts and leaders in this field. They see firsthand the exciting career opportunities available to them.
This year’s internship will take placeJuly 9 – 13, 2018. Successful candidates must be available for the entire week.
The benefits of participating
This paid internship will broaden the students’ awareness of possible careers in the public safety and security field. The experience will help them plan their educational paths to excel in these careers.
Students will create a profile on the Federal Student Work Experience Program website, which will allow them to apply for student positions with the Government of Canada throughout their post-secondary studies.
Selected students will apply for a Security Clearance, which will be a great asset when applying for future positions with public safety organizations and any other Government of Canada department or agency.
How to apply
In order to apply, students will need to apply to the specific opportunity called Young Women in Public Safety Internship Program via the Public Service Commission Federal Student Work Experience Program, and include a half-page essay outlining why they want to participate in the program and how they feel they’ll benefit from participating. Applications must be submitted by April 6, 2018.
Students will be randomly selected based on the essay they will have submitted. As there are only 25 spots available, we will also ensure a fair representation in the Lower Mainland.

JIBC 40th Anniversary Open House & Career Fair


JIBC 40th Anniversary Open House & Career Fair 

715 McBride Boulevard, New Westminster, BC

May 23, 2018

11 a.m. – 7 p.m.

Event highlights:

  • Public address by JIBC President & CEO, Dr. Michel Tarko 1 p.m.
  • Visit the career fair in the gymnasium between 11 a.m. and 7 p.m.
  • Speak with recruiters from various public safety fields and learn what it takes to be competitive in these careers

Watch one of our presentations in the theatre to learn about the many JIBC programs available in law enforcement, paramedicine, firefighting, conflict resolution, leadership and more

If interested please register with Jessica Davies at by March 16, 2018.

NAV CANADA, Explore Aviation Summer Camp (Girls Only)

Are you a girl who has what it takes to leave ordinary behind? If you do, then NAV CANADA’s Explore Aviation Summer Camp is made for you!

This summer, 20 girls entering Grade 10 high school from across Canada will gather in Cornwall, Ontario. Their mission: one week of learning, fun and friendship with a focus on aviation. This all-expenses-paid camp uses hands-on learning to give you the chance to explore exciting careers that will empower you to soar to success after graduation!

Who can apply: Girls going into Grade 10 in September 2018

Where: NAV CENTRE, Cornwall. ON with day trip to Montreal and Ottawa

When: July 15-20, 2018

Cost: No cost to you! It’s paid for by a NAV CANADA bursary, which includes flight room and board for the week

Why: To inspire you to explore a career in aviation

For more info and application, please click on the link