World of Choices - Career Mentorship Event
When: Wednesday, March 7, 2018
Time: 9:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Where: Holiday Inn Gasoline Alley
Cost: FREE! Lunch will be provided.
This event is open to approximately 30 of our 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.
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: firstname.lastname@example.org
RDC Creative Arts - "Student For A Day" Programs
CAREERexpo Central Alberta returns April 26, 2018 at Red Deer College
CAREERexpo is Central Alberta’s largest student-focused career event, representing over 50 career paths. Students will have the opportunity to talk face to face with industry leaders representing hundreds of careers and post-secondary options in a fun, interactive environment. All grade 11 students will have the opportunity to attend this event. More details to come in the new year. If you have any questions, please contact Ms. Halter directly.
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:
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.
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!
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.