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Contests and Competitions

Contests and Competitions

That's a Real Job Contest!

April 14 to May 15, 2020

Are you currently in Grade 5-12? We want you to share your ideas about the jobs of the future!

Congratulations to our six runners up!

Grade 5-6

Alixandria, Ontario - Artificial Intelligence Ethical Counselor - Grand Prize Winner

Zoe, Nova Scotia - Portal Designer

Grade 7-9

Susan, British Columbia - STEM Cell Developer

Aryaman, Saskatchewan - Space Waste Manager

Grade 10-12

Jennifer, Ontario - Planet Designer

Jean-Pierre, Ontario - Virtual Designer

Congratulations to Alixandria, the Grand Prize winner of our That’s a Real Job Contest! Alixandria’s job idea Artificial Intelligence Ethical Counselor will be taken and made into the next That’s a Real Job video, to be used in a national marketing campaign next year.

Thank you to all contest participants!


Early Entry Prizes: The first 200 entries will receive a $10 e-gift card to iTunes or Google Play

Six (6) Runners-up: Our panel of independent judges will choose the six (6) runners-up by selecting the top two (2) entrants in grade category 5-6, the top two (2) entrants in grade category 7-9, and the top two (2) entrants in grade category 10-12. Each of the six (6) runners-up will receive a $250 cash bursary.

One (1) Grand prize: From these six entries, the independent panel of judges will choose one grand prize winner. Their concept will be developed into the next That’s a Real Job video and used in a national marketing campaign.

The panel of independent judges will judge each submission on originality, creativity, skill, and consistency with the themes of the “That’s a Real Job” series.

This contest is only open to Canadian residents. Please visit our full contest rules and privacy policy web pages for additional information.

Let’s Talk Careers Competition

Promo flyer for Let's Talk CareersJoin the Let’s Talk Careers, Canada’s Most Informed School and Most informed Student competition! The second round starts April 20, 2020, to May 27, 2020. Answer a daily 10 question quiz, discover cool career paths and unlock information to help guide your career and post-secondary decisions, all while gaining points for your school and for yourself! 

The top school wins part of the $25,000 cash prize and cool tech prizes, and you can personally win up to $150 in cash bursaries!

Get Started!

That's a Real Job

They may seem out there, but these are real jobs! Or they will be very soon… Farming in space, custom designing human organs for transplant, or building robots that do the jobs you don’t want to do - that’s not science fiction, that’s a real job!

Thank you to our national supporters

Government of Canada

Mitchell A. Baran