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Career Cruising at SJA: Students and parents are encouraged to take advantage of the Career Cruising Program which assists students in discovering future careers that may be of interest to them, along with a wealth of information on the specific occupation.
The web site is: www.careercrusing.com
(Username: sjam Password: careers Click on : "Log in" and then "Create my plan")

Career Options Nova Scotia: "Career Options supports people in finding meaningful employment or seeking information on labour market dynamics across the province.

You can search for information on wages, training paths, job prospects, and employers for over 300 occupational groups by using the QUICK CAREER SEARCH function on the left of this page or by going to Search Job Profiles. You can also access information about career planning, post-secondary education and training options, Nova Scotia's labour market, looking for work and workplace resources for employers and employees.

Some of the other features on Career Options include CORI, our interactive guide to career opportunities and related information, Career Quizzes, printable versions of Career Guides for Adults, Students, and Parents, and the 2008-10 Career Options Handbook in the Publications section.

2009-2010 High Opportunity Career Options is a new publication focusing on the occupations with the best opportunities in the Career Options Occupational Handbook."

JobsPeopleDo.com you now have immediate access to jobs across Canada, job shadowing videos, great editorial campus life tips, Red Seal Trades, scholarship and so much more. This online resource will help you develop the skills and strategies needed to land the career of your choice and prepare you for your pathway to success.

Job-Applications.ca It is the first site of its kind to provide printable job applications that allow Canadians to apply directly to employers. This site provides hundreds of printable and online applications for financial institutions, airlines, retail and department stores, pharmacies, grocery stores, and Canadian companies in many different industries. This could be a useful resource for students seeking part time employment.

An employment resource designed to help Canadian job seekers find work, Job-Applications.ca offers applications, job tips, company overviews and career-related articles for major businesses. Large companies need to hire new workers across Canada, and Job-Applications.ca has the inside scoop on Canadian hiring trends and available jobs. If you are looking for a job from British Columbia to Nova Scotia, our site was created to show you the way to employment. - See more at: http://www.job-applications.ca/#sthash.1NIXNl9H.dpuf
An employment resource designed to help Canadian job seekers find work, Job-Applications.ca offers applications, job tips, company overviews and career-related articles for major businesses. Large companies need to hire new workers across Canada, and Job-Applications.ca has the inside scoop on Canadian hiring trends and available jobs. If you are looking for a job from British Columbia to Nova Scotia, our site was created to show you the way to employment. - See more at: http://www.job-applications.ca/#sthash.1NIXNl9H.dpuf
An employment resource designed to help Canadian job seekers find work, Job-Applications.ca offers applications, job tips, company overviews and career-related articles for major businesses. Large companies need to hire new workers across Canada, and Job-Applications.ca has the inside scoop on Canadian hiring trends and available jobs. If you are looking for a job from British Columbia to Nova Scotia, our site was created to show you the way to employment. - See more at: http://www.job-applications.ca/#sthash.1NIXNl9H.dpuf

Nova Scotia Department of Education: Career Planning Information: Links to helpful career planning sites filled with information for Nova Scotian students, such as Bright Career Futures, Invest in Youth, Parents as Career Coaches, and Options and Opportunities.

Mapping Your Future: "you can find out how to choose a career and how to reach your career goal. You can also pick up useful tips on job hunting, resume writing, and job interviewing techniques."

Career Planner: "Welcome to the one place where you
can figure out what to do with your life!"
Take their Career Test before you make your decisions - it will guide you in the right direction!

Katimavik: Canada's National Youth Volunteer Organization. Learn how you can:

  • Live a three or six-month experience away from home
  • Discover Ontario or Quebec with a group of 10 other young people
  • Learn new skills while serving communities
  • Expand your job opportunities
  • Immerse yourself in different cultures
  • Improve your French
  • Find out what you’re good at and what you like to do
  • Plan your school or career path

SWAP (Student Work Abroad Program): "A SWAP experience is not only a fantastic way to cover your travel and living costs, but it's a great way to learn more about the world outside Canada adding international work experience to your resume."

Why Not You! Web Series will guide you (parents, guidance and youth counsellors) through the process of helping potential students access college or university. Lean more about how Student Assistance works today, and why post-secondary education is within the reach of more people than ever.

Workit: "What does Workit mean? It means discovering your talents. Finding a job that you truly enjoy. Taking advantage of big opportunities. In short, Workit means turning your potential into success. The Workit Youth Apprenticeship Initiative is a province-wide effort to fill the increasing labour shortage in Nova Scotia's skilled trades. Whether you're a youth, parent, educator or an employer, this site has the information you need to learn more about the benefits of youth apprenticeship."

CBU: Women in Science video: http://vimeo.com/86145618