YWCA WorkBC Career Zone – June, 29, 2016 (2:30-4:30). For students ages 16-30 looking for job/volunteer placements. Details & pre-registration: https://ywcavan.org/programs/employment-programs-services/events/student-hiring-fair-career-zone
Tuesday, June 14, 2016 – 6pm – Birch Atrium Building – http://www.explorecapilano.ca
VFX, Video Games and Animation – MAY 14, 2016 – 2 PM to 4 PM – The Vancouver Convention Centre – Learn about the types of careers that are available in Vancouver’s creative, digital sectors. Meet the institutions that can prepare you for a rewarding and dynamic career, while getting a preview of the companies and studios that you can aspire to work for. Learn about current and upcoming job openings, what studios are looking for in your portfolios, and meet face to face with the HR professionals who will be reading your future applications. http://www.vancouvereconomic.com/careerfair/
Girls Only Makeathon – Tech for Health – UBC Engineering Design Centre -Sat., June 04, 2016 – 8:30am until 6:30pm – Create a “pet” robot to provide comfort and monitor health for senior citizens. 100 spots for high school girls only. $40 program fee – awards for top categories. Information and registration at: www.geeringup.ca/makeathon
Free Marketing and Leadership program for Grade 10-12 students. – A Vancouver registered charity that works to support girls in West Africa giving them a chance at education. Learn about marketing, leadership, sales and fundraising, while assisting hundreds of girls living in poverty in Ghana to attend high school. Learn from top marketing experts, gain skills in sales, event planning, PR, social media, online campaigning, business canvassing, and networking. If you are interested, call Rebecca Beaton, High School Program Coordinator at 604-764-9878 or firstname.lastname@example.org www.createchangenow.ca
FREE conference for students in grades 8-12.May 14th, 2016 – 9:30am-4pm. Cost: FREE with an option of a catered lunch. Conference will focus on mental wellness and media literacy. Keynote speakers include Carol Todd, (mother of Amanda Todd), MLA Jane Thornthwaite, and Anita Roberts (founder of safeteen.ca). Two additional workshop options: one to graduating students in grade 12 to receive a free campus tour and guidelines on how to construct their upcoming first year course schedules, as well as a workshop for grade 11 students on how to prepare for university applications in grade 12. These will be run by UBC Major Entrance Scholarship Winners, and Schulich Scholarship Awardees.