MSS CAREER ADVISOR WILL RETURN MON-FRI STARTING JUNE 1ST
Miss Flood the school Career Advisor is available to assist students and parents with student career and employment related needs in person starting June 1st (post COVID19 virtual services)
She can assist students with all career development phases from students not knowing what they will do after high school to active job search, interview assistance and providing information about Youth and Student Employment training programs. You can contact her by email: firstname.lastname@example.org or text/cell (604)302-5314
Visit for a list of upcoming events, information on Post-secondary schools and admissions changes, myBlueprint, and more!
Career Advising offers a wide range of career and transition services to students that include:
- Personalized career research and advising
- Post Secondary school information and planning
- Tours to post secondary schools and career fairs
- Co-ordination of special events related to Career Education
- Assistance with resume/cover letter writing and interview skills
- Work experience Program
- Secondary School Apprenticeship Program
Miss Flood is the school’s Career Advisor (604-826-7191 extension 3009) or email@example.com
Mr. Mike Miller is the school's Work Exp/SSA Coordinator (604 826-7191 extension 1132) or email firstname.lastname@example.org
For information please see:
- Roadrunner App
- First Floor Bulletin Board across from the Student Services Office sign
- MSS Webpage,
- Drop in to see Miss Flood
NEW - MY BLUEPRINT EDUCATION PLANNER
My Blueprint Education Planner is now Mission Secondary School's replacement for Career Cruising. Grade 12 students will want to know about this - it works you through Graduation Transitions starting with a Who am I segment and self assessment tools that help identify your personality traits and learning styles. MyBluePrint also provides:
- A search tool for post secondary institute (PSI) training information across Canada or your specific search criteria
- Sections for creating various portfolios and setting SMART goals
- A search tool for comparing up to 3 post secondary institute programs at one time!
- Data base for exploring Occupations and Apprenticeships
- High School course selection tool that links to PSI interests and lets you know when you meet the entry requirements for programs of interest to you
- Resume and Cover Letter assistance
- Financial Learning tools for income expenses, credit and debt and how to create a budget
All students are invited to make an appointment any time by emailing email@example.com (Career Advisor) with a subject line "Appointment Request".
For more information www.myblueprint.ca/sd75
YOUTH STUDENT PROGRAM INFORMATION:
Each year the student employment training opportunities and student job postings are announced for student consideration. The Career Advising Bulletin Board switches to employment information in May/June.
Other student annual program activities include:
Encounters Canada https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v5PvLXkX4zU
Encounters with Canada is a unique opportunity for Canadian teens to meet other young people from across the country. Spend an adventure-filled week in your nation's capital! Check out future career options, discover your country, share your hopes and dreams. For 37 years, EWC has delivered a rich and varied bilingual program.
School student nominations start in February.
SHAD is a unique pre-university experience where participants can explore campus life, including living in residence. Students will enjoy the best of university life, from the community of a dorm, to the excitement of experiencing real-life labs and equipment, mentored by top researchers. Each of SHAD's host universities provides an immersion in STEAM disciplines (science, technology, engineering, arts and math, in an integrated, multi-disciplinary format). Each year, SHAD provides the opportunity for 800 students from across Canada and internationally to attend a month-long summer program, in-residence at one of our Canadian host universities, focused on STEAM (science, technology, egineering, arts & math).
Note: The application deadline has passed for 2017. The online application for the summer 2018 program will be available starting in mid-September, 2017. Please check back here at that time for details on how to apply, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
House of Commons Page Program
Pages work in the House of Commons Chamber under the direction of a group of supervisors and a coordinator. They provide various services to Members of Parliament, the Speaker and Chair Occupants, and Table Officers. For example, Pages collect and distribute official documents, deliver messages to Members, serve as a link between Members and their Hill offices, answer telephone calls, and make photocopies. On occasion, Pages also meet with youth groups to speak about their duties and their experience on parliament Hill. Student Recruitment: October to December
Annual post secondary infomation nights, career fairs and job fairs are announced on a regular basis and placed in Roadrunner App. Students can stay infomed as well by dropping by the Career Advising bulletin boards across from Student Services sign on 1st floor.
WORK EXPERIENCE AND VOLUNTEER INFO:
Students gain valuable experience, contacts and networks through work experience and community service hours. Many post secondary scholarships and burseries place an emphasis on these program activities as well.
Work Experience + Community Service Hours = Increased Scholarship Application Opportunities
Work experience may also be considered for graduation credits. Students interested in work experience should make an appointment with Mr. Miller. WorkEX/SSA Coordinator Email: email@example.com