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Big Idea: A sense of purpose and career-life balance support well-being.

Engineers and architect looking at blueprints

Careers in Building and Design

Students explore careers that involve designing and building structures and devices.

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Careers In Sustainability

Students explore non-traditional careers related to sustainability and sustainable development.

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Engineering a Future Career

Students explore the different branches of engineering and discover the similarities and differences between them.

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Learning About Technological Careers

Students will research careers and post-secondary pathways related to their current course. 

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Coding is For Everyone!

Students will learn the importance of computer programming skills across a variety of career areas and how these skills can make them more employable.

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Help Wanted: STEM Career

Students will produce a Help Wanted Ad that lists the skills, personality attributes and job conditions for a specific career/job title. 

Engineers at work

Exploring Engineering Careers

Students will learn about the different types of engineering and the various post-secondary pathways available.

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Responding to Life’s Curveballs

Students will explore what it means to be adaptable and flexible, and learn how to solve problems in a proactive way with respect to career planning.

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What do you want to DO when you grow up?

Students will use online tools and job search engines to explore career possibilities and the job market.

Creating Your Career Documentary

Creating Your Career Documentary

Students will engage in a ‘forward thinking’ exercise. This exercise addresses the following: what they want from life, the skills and abilities they have now that are useful for future career decisions, the skills and abilities they will need to develop, and how they are going to connect who they are with who they want to be and what they want to do.

Factors Affecting Career Choice

Factors Affecting Career Choice

Students explore and discuss factors they should consider when they are planning a career path.

What's my lifestyle?

What’s My Lifestyle?

Students will realize that high salaries are not always equated with a great lifestyle.

What’s your Plan B?

What’s your Plan B?

Students will recognize the importance of flexibility and adaptability when it comes to career choices.
Students will recognize that previous education is an asset that provides for great flexibility and adaptability.

Learning from the Experiences of Others

Learning from the Experience of Others

Students will recognize the benefit of seeking advice from those experienced in specific career areas that interest them.