Seycove Secondary
North Vancouver School District
Career Centre
‚Äč‚Äč‚Äč‚Äč‚Äč‚Äč‚Äč‚Äč‚ÄčGet up-to-date information on jobs, job fairs, trade fairs and volunteer opportunities: 
Click here for the Work Experience Website‚Äč‚Äč

From the moment our students enter the first day of kindergarten through to graduation, students have the opportunity to explore a variety of career paths. Our programs, resources, and networking opportunities, provide an opportunity for students to imagine their future possibilities.‚Äč‚Äč
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The North Vancouver School District’s priorities for career education include:

1) career development course opportunities for all students;

2) enhancing work experience placements; and

3) dual credit program options.

Upcoming Career Education Opportunities:
Date‚Äč
Grades
Event‚Äč
Contact
October 18
10am-2pm
8-12
Trades Career Fair ‚ÄďCome see live trade demonst‚Äčrations and talk to North Shore businesses about career opportunities.
Location: Game Ready - 245 Fell Ave #108b
J Knapp
‚ÄčOctober 19, 26
Nov 2, 9‚Äč
‚Äč11-12
‚ÄčMini Med School
Virtual & In person opportunities‚Äč
‚Äč‚ÄčRegister Here
October 20-229-12Fire Prevention Boot CampJ Knapp
‚ÄčOctober 20-22

‚Äč8-12
‚ÄčIndigenous Youth Career Conference
Location: Chief Joe Mathias Centre
Register Here‚Äč

‚ÄčNovember 1
‚Äč8-12
‚ÄčHAVAN Virtual Career Expo
‚Äč‚ÄčRegister Here
November 29Take Our Kids to Work Day
TAKE OUR KIDS TO WORK DAY 2022.pdf
C Hall‚Äč
November 15
9:30‚Äď1pm
8-12Career Fair ‚Äď Film & TV
Location: ESC ‚Äď 2121 Lonsdale Ave
J Knapp
‚ÄčNovember 29
8-3:30pm
‚Äč9-12
‚ÄčBCIT Jill of All Trades
An exciting full day learning about various trades including:  CNC Machinist, Joinery, Sheet Metal, Industrial Instrumentation, Motorcycle, Ironworker, Auto Collision, and more. 
‚ÄčRegister Direct - 
‚ÄčDecember 5-9
10am-4pm‚Äč
‚Äč10-12
‚ÄčSAE Vancouver Open House
We are a small technical school in North Vancouver currently offering a 9 month Audio Production & Engineering program accepting new students for 4 intakes per year. Students can visit our campus, take a tour of the facilities, meet teachers, students and faculty, and ask any questions they might have about the program. 
‚ÄčNo registration required
Link to SAE‚Äč
December 5-9
9am-5pm
10-12BCIT Biotechnology Career Awareness Workshops ‚Äď Self RegisterJ Knapp

‚Äč‚ÄčDecember 9
‚Äč10-12
‚Äč‚ÄčECF Career Fair - The Education & Career Fair's (ECF) mission is to support the career pursuits of BC residents "starting from square one". This includes secondary students planning for higher education; young adults looking to transfer their work experience & skills to a different industry; and new immigrants seeking employment and further training to settle in Canada. ‚Äč
Location: Vancouver Trade & Convention Centre
‚ÄčRegister Her‚Äče‚Äč
‚ÄčJanuary 18 - 
‚ÄčNEW DATE! Apr. 19
‚Äč10-12
‚ÄčNVSD STEM Day (9:30am - 1pm)
Location: ESC - 2121 Lonsdale Ave
‚ÄčJ Knapp

‚Äč‚Äč‚ÄčFebruary 9

‚Äč10-12
‚ÄčNVSD RCMP Day - (9am - 3pm)
Glimpse into a day in the life of an RCMP officer
Location: ESC - 2121 Lonsdale Ave
‚ÄčJ Knapp
Register Here

‚ÄčFebruary 15
8-12
+Parents‚Äč
‚ÄčNVSD Trades Info Evening (6:30pm - 8pm)
Location: ESC - 2121 Lonsdale Ave
‚ÄčJ Knapp
Register HERE
‚ÄčFebruary 15
‚Äč10-12
‚Äč‚ÄčBCIT Big Info 4pm-7pm
BCIT Burnaby Campus

Big Info is the largest program expo and information session at BCIT. It‚Äôs your chance to find out about all our programs ‚Äď from business and media, computing and IT, engineering, health sciences, trades and apprenticeships, and applied and natural sciences.

‚ÄčRegister HERE‚Äč
‚ÄčFebruary 18
‚Äč9-12
‚ÄčLGH Youth Advisory - Pathways to Medicine Conference 10am-1:30pm
Lions Gate Hospital - Hope Centre 
‚ÄčBuy Tickets
‚ÄčMarch 8
‚Äč10-12
‚ÄčBCIT Marine Programs Info Session - 6:30-8:30pm
BCIT Marine Campus, North Vancouver
‚ÄčSelf Register
‚ÄčMarch 20
‚Äč10-12
‚ÄčJIBC Law Enforcement Studies Career Fair - 11am-2pm
New Westminster Campus
Learn more about a career in law enforcement.
‚ÄčSelf Register
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‚ÄčApril 17-21
‚Äč10-12
‚ÄčBCIT Biotechnology Career Awareness Workshop
Applications Due March 13‚Äč
‚Äč‚ÄčThe program is directed at students interested in science and is built on a partnership between BCIT, Life Sciences BC, local biotechnology companies and participating school districts.‚Äč
‚ÄčSelf Register
‚ÄčApril 19

‚Äč10-12
‚ÄčNVSD Careers in Sport Event
Location: ESC-2121 Lonsdale Ave
‚ÄčJ Knapp
‚ÄčApril 19
‚Äč10-12
‚ÄčNVSD STEAM Day (9:30am - 1pm)
Location: ESC - 2121 Lonsdale Ave
‚Äč‚ÄčJ Knapp
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Work Experience and Volunteer Opportunities

Click HERE for the Work Experience Flyer

Get up-to-date information on jobs, job fairs, trade fairs and volunteer opportunities: Click here for the Work Experience Website

‚ÄčWork Experience course is an joint effort between community businesses and schools. At Seycove, students enrolled in the Work Experience course (4 credits) will complete 100 hours of work experience at jobsite that may help them with career decisions.

Students are given assistance in job placement opportunities that are relevant to them and their focus area. Students further develop their resume and understand the importance of cover letters, thank you letters, work safety, employability skills, interview skills, and decision-making process.

Students continue to examine their appropriate career paths. Self-employed, non-profit, or eligible include:
  • Hands-on work experience (business, government, self-employed, non-profit or volunteer organization)
  • Job shadowing a worker
  • Career Mentoring with a worker
  • Career simulation activities for occupations where hands-on work experience is not available (such as the Fire Fighters Career Day)

In most cases, work experience will consist of school-arranged, non-paid placements which sometimes lead to an apprenticeship. For further information, please contact Janice Knapp, Work Experience Facilitator at 604-903-3666 Ext 807909 or email: workexperience@seycove.ca