NEW COMPLETE GUIDE TO ENVIRONMENTAL CAREERS.
Provides information on career opportunities, job hunting, and career strategies.
Phone: (604) 688-3887
- Experienced business
men and women are partnered with classroom teachers in elementary, junior
high and secondary schools. Volunteers visit their classes every week to discuss
business and economics.
- Economics of Staying
in School (12 lessons), targeted at students at risk of dropping out. A business
volunteer uses a board game and classroom activities to demonstrate the advantages
of staying in school.
- Project Business (12
lessons), gives grade 10 students an understanding of the Canadian business
system. Discussions and classroom activities by a business volunteer. Students
learn concepts of economics and business principles. A field trip to a business
Science Technologists & Technicians of BC
Phone: (604) 585-2788 ext. 226
Fax: (604) 585-2790
A new video and teachers guide that lets students explore the wide range
of satisfying, well-paid career opportunities in applied sciences. TechWorks
profiles nine enthusiastic, young technicians and technologists in careers
like forestry, aquaculture, civil engineering technology, and high-tech research.
One free copy is available to high schools in BC while quantities last (contact
BC Hydro Human Resources by fax only at (604) 623-3811).
Grades: 9-12 Cost: $60.00 in BC ($125.00 out of province) + $4.50 S/H &
Edge Interactive Publishing
Phone: (416) 494-3343
Fax: (416) 494-0949
POST-SECONDARY SCHOOL FINDER An
CD-ROM, that helps students print letters and applications, search all colleges
and universities, or source thousands of scholarships. Students may also visit
campuses on the Multimedia Campus Tour, and find information on hundreds of
careers. Offers profiles on over 200 Canadian colleges and universities. Free
demo CD available.
Program Standards & Education Resources Branch
Phone: (250) 952-4460
CAREERS IN WOOD.
An interactive career exploration resource kit including a CD-ROM, video,
and website link. Copies have been distributed free to secondary schools and
community skills centres.
Application Service of British Columbia (PASBC)
Contact: Ken Faris
A CD-ROM containing information about post-secondary institutions was mailed
to every secondary school in BC. Students, counselors and teachers have career
program descriptions at their fingertips.
RESOURCES IN CAREER STUDIES
A large hyperlinked chart guides one through the career search process.
Journey through an assessment quiz, occupational research,
decision making, employer contact, and job offers. Includes career profiles
and personal anecdotes, as well as a set of links to other Internet career
CAREER BUILDER WEBSITE
A career information database, this site lists available jobs and provides
career advice plus an on-line magazine. Theres even a Personal
Search Agent that will search for specific types of jobs.