Career Centre News

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

  • Volunteer for the RBC CUP hockey tournament May 12-20. Most shifts are outside of school hours. For valuable Work Experience hours get an application form from the the WEX board. Want to be the Chiefs mascot for this tournament? Contact kathy_wiseman@sd33.bc.ca.
  • CHILLIWACK SAFETY VILLAGE needs student volunteers throughout the month of May. Shifts are 9 am - 2 pm with a variety of shifts available. Pick up an application form from the WEX board.

SCHOLARSHIPS

  • ATTENTION SCHOLARSHIP WINNERS: If you have been notified that you have won EXTERNAL Scholarship/Bursary/Entrance Awards, please pick up a form at the Career Center, fill it in and return it ASAP,
  • The "2018 US COLLEGE EXPO" April 22 in Vancouver at the Sheraton Wall Center. Meet with American Universities, NCCA, Admissions & Financing Experts and more! Info on the Career Center door. Admission is free. Register @ uscollegeexpo.com
  • BC TECH SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM: $2,500 for students who have a passion for technology, a desire to leave a mark in the tech sector and are pursuing a post-secondary education in a technology-related program. Deadline is May 4. More info on the Scholarship Bulletin Board beside the elevator and @bit.ly/BCTechScholarships2018.
  • "ASTSBC" COMMERICAL HEAVY DUTY MECHANIC SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM for students pursuing certification. $7,000 over 4 years. Info and applications at the Career Center. Deadline is June 30.
  • OTTER CO-OP SCHOLARSHIP $1000 information and applications @ www.ottercoop.com. Deadline is April 30. Contact Merilee for information (604)607-6923 or mmcauley@otter-coop.com
  • FRASER VALLEY SECONDARY SCHOOL ATHLETICS ASSOCIATION (Fred & Lynn Haywood Scholarship/Bursary) $750 for male or female athletes who have participated in, coached or assisted in one of the sports recognized by the FVSSAA. Deadline May 15. Information and applications @ the Career Center.
  • ACHIEVE YOUR POTENTIAL AWARD (Monsanto Fund) $1500 for Agricultural and Food Studies. Deadline is May 31. Information and application @ www.monsanto.ca
  • BETTY SPALTON SCHOLARSHIP for studies in Road Building, Road Maintenance & Heavy Construction. Deadline to apply is May 31.
  • Check them out other scholarships in the "External Students Mails" scholarship list on the website. 

CAREER INFORMATION       

  • INTERESTED IN ACCOUNTING? KPMG Accounting Firm is holding a seminar at their office on Tuesday, May 8 from 1-2:30 pm. There will be university practicum students sharing their stories, a short video, question period and light refreshments. Interested students contact kathy_wiseman@sd33.bc.ca.
  • THE GALAXY THEATER is seeking 6 new people. This includes a 40 hour unpaid work experience & training and may lead to a paid position. Contact Kathy Wiseman with the WEX department.
  • University of Toronto is offering its Youth Summer Program to high school students for study in the University's prestigious Faculties of Law and Medicine. For more information go to www.ysp.utoronto.ca or come to the Career Centre.