(905) 684-6349 101 Glen Morris Drive, St. Catharines, Ontario L2T 2N1

COURSE DESCRIPTION

The world of work is rapidly changing. What careers will be available, and in demand, in 5, 10 or even 15 years from now? How can you prepare now for the careers of tomorrow? Career Studies helps students explore and assess their personal interests, skills, and strengths. Students will investigate current economic and career trends. This course compares post-secondary pathways and helps students prepare for the transition from secondary to post-secondary education and the world of work.

 

GLC201/GLC2OF CAREER STUDIES

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Talk Tuesdays: Speakers from the community present careers and educational options and information.
  • Field Trip: Students travel to Brock University and Niagara College to explore and experience the similarities and differences between these two post-secondary pathways.
  • Self-Portrait Assignment: Through in-class personality tests, surveys and activities, students are able to articulate their personality traits, learning styles, strength and interests.

  • Career Research Project: Students are required to research and present information to the class on one career area or occupation.

LINKS

  1. CBC DOC ZONE: GENERATION JOBLESS http://www.cbc.ca/doczone/episodes/generation-jobless
  2. ONE WEEK JOB http://www.oneweekjob.com/
  3. ONTARIO GOVERNMENT LABOUR MARKET

    http://www.tcu.gov.on.ca/eng/labourmarket/

  4. CANADIAN BUSINESS BEST JOBS

    http://www.canadianbusiness.com/lists-and-rankings/canadas-best-jobs-2012/

  5. SCHOOL FINDER – CAREER EXPLORATION

    http://www.schoolfinder.com/#

  6. ONTARIO COLLEGES

    http://www.ontariocolleges.ca/home

  7. ONTARIO UNIVERSITIES

    http://www.electronicinfo.ca/

  8. ONTRANSFER (transferring between Colleges and Universities)

    https://www.ontransfer.ca/index_en.php

  9. APPRENTICESHIPS AND SKILLED TRADES

http://www.apprenticesearch.com/