Students are encouraged to book a career appointment in their Grade 12 year to explore career options, to look at education or training requirements needed to obtain employment in a particular field, to learn about post-secondary programs and gain information on scholarships. To book a career appointment with Ms. Halter please see staff in the Learning Commons. Please note appointments will become available to grade 10 & 11 students in the second semester!
Career Planning Resources
Interested in doing some career planning or exploration? These resources can help you:
Student Loan Workshops
The Student Funding & Awards Office at Red Deer College offers free Student Loan Workshops to help you fill out your Full-Time Alberta Student Loan Application and answer your questions. Visit www.rdc.ab.ca/workshop to register for a free workshop!
Note: You DO NOT have to be attending RDC to register in the free loan workshops.
Red Deer Health Sciences Career Academy - August 15-17, 2017
Are you interested in in a career in health care? CAREERS: The Next Generation has partnered with Alberta Health Services and Red Deer College to offer a three-day interactive, educational and unique summer camp opportunity for students interested in a healthcare career. For more information on the program and to register, click here!
The Educational Liaison Association of Alberta (ELAA)
What is ELAA?
- ELAA is primarily comprised of 28 Alberta post-secondary institutions including colleges, universities, university colleges and technical institutes.
- ELAA was established to provide information about postsecondary opportunities available in Alberta.
Why is this important?
- ELAA will be at our school on Wednesday, September 13 from 1:00- 3:00 p.m. in the gym. More details to come in September.
Which institutions are a part of ELAA? Click here to find out!
University of Alberta Info Sessions - Wednesday October 18, 2017
For grade 12 students interested in attending the University of Alberta in September 2018, U of A will be at Notre Dame on Wednesday October 18. Stay tuned for additional information on how to sign up and appointment times.
Looking for volunteer opportunities in your community? Check out Volunteer Central, a database of volunteer postings by area. Volunteering looks great on a resume and is an important consideration for scholarships! Volunteering is a great way to give back to your community!
It is important for students to be responsible for their own academic records and course information. All students are required to sign up for an account in "My Pass."
Applications to post-secondary institutions in Alberta can be submitted online through Apply Alberta.
We will be offering sessions to support you in completing your Apply Alberta profile on September 28 & 29. More information will follow.
Student Loan Information
For post-secondary programs beginning in September 2017, student loan application forms are now available. For information on student loans, visit the Student Aid Alberta website.
Student Profile Sheet for References
Looking for a reference? Scholarships often require references. Start the process by completing a student profile sheet to outline your accomplishments over the past three years.
Red Deer College Application Drive - October 3
For grade 12 students interested in attending Red Deer College in September 2018, RDC will be at Notre Dame on Tuesday October 3 for the annual application drive. Stay tuned for additional information on how to sign up and appointment times.