World of Choices - Career Mentorship Event

When: Wednesday, March 7, 2018

Time: 9:30 am - 1:30 pm

Where: Holiday Inn Gasoline Alley 

Cost: FREE!  Lunch will be provided.

This event is open to approximately 30 Notre Dame students (grade 10, 11, 12) who are interested in learning more about possible career opportunities available to them.  Mentors will speak to students about how they chose their career, the education that brought them there, and the commitment needed. (More details to come.) See Ms. Halter if you are interested in attending this event.

Spotlight on Nursing - Thursday November 23

Do you have questions about what to ACTUALLY expect in a Nursing program? Come to the amphitheatre during NDHS Thursday November 23 for the Spotlight on Nursing.  This session is for all students interested in pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Nursing.  Two students currently studying Nursing at RDC will share their experiences and provide information on the program and their career plans.  Sign up with Ms. Halter in advance.

House of Commons Page Program Info Session - December 21

Interested in learning more about the House of Commons Page Program?  Hear the experiences of a current House of Commons Page student (and former NDHS grad) to see if the program is right for you!

When: NDHS - December 21

Where: Learning Commons

Sign up with Ms. Halter.

Rock the Diploma - January 2018 Sessions

Are you going to "rock your diplomas" this term?  Need some support?  Lindsay Thurber will be running Rock the Diploma sessions again this term - 15 hours of intensive review over one weekend, to assist students in preparing to write their diploma exams. Sessions are held at Lindsay Thurber Comprehensive High School in Red Deer and are open to students from across Central Alberta.  Students must register BEFORE December 22.  Register early as spots are limited.  Contact the Career Center at Lindsay Thurber for more information: 

  • Phone: 403-314-2016 or 403-356-5315
  • Email: cindy.visser@rdpsd.ab.ca

RDC Creative Arts - "Student For A Day" Programs

My Pass

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."

Career Planning Resources

Interested in doing some career planning or exploration? These resources can help you:

My Blueprint

ALIS

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.

Volunteer Opportunities

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!

Career Appointments

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!

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.