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Strand D: Professional Practices and Career Opportunities

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Mark Derikx

Career Profiles

Environmental Health Safety Quality Manager

I help make sure our chemical plant is following legal operating requirements for employee and community safety.
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Mark Simmonds

Career Profiles

Marine Surveyor

I survey all different types of ships to make sure they are safe to operate.
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Zack Anderson (he/him)

Career Profiles

Director, Science Connections

I manage a team of talented individuals and build partnerships to create great programs at the Telus Spark Science Centre.
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Kenzie Arnott (they/them)

Career Profiles

Manager of Science in the City

I run a science communication program for three cities that connect scientists to help them understand each other’s work.
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Joana Augusto (she/her)

Career Profiles

Coordinator, Volunteer Professional Development & Training

I design professional development and training opportunities for volunteers at Let’s Talk Science.
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Sarah Jane Eaton

Career Profiles


I lead a team that is responsible for licensing small modular reactors.
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Ali Ashrafi (he/him)

Career Profiles

Ph.D. Candidate

I am enrolled in a PhD program that focuses on Human Studies.
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Create Your Own Podcast


Students will learn about online content creation and create their own podcast.

Marty Larabie

Marty Larabie (he/him)

Career Profiles

Radiation Inspector

I perform radiation safety inspections of persons who use nuclear material.
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Careers in Building and Design


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

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Let's Talk Food Resources


Discover a set of resources curated to get you ready to discuss sustainable agriculture and food security.

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All About The Arctic: Resources


Discover a set of resources designed to give you background information on all things Arctic!

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Exploring the World of Virtual Reality


Learn about the history of virtual reality and how it works.

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Up, Up and Away: Careers in Flight


Students will learn about the wide variety of jobs related to the aviation industry.

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Andrea Goldson-Barnaby

Career Profiles

Head of the Food division

I teach and do research on the topics of Food Chemistry and Food Processing.