Career Centre

Come visit the Palmer Career Centre to explore and to discuss your career plans for your future. Learn about the many careers available, how to find high school prerequisites required for post-secondary programs,  learn about the many programs offered at colleges and universities,  research scholarships and volunteering and enrichment opportunities. It is vital to have a good plan in place as you finish high school. Feel free to drop in or to make an appointment for your questions.

Contact person:

Marika Mayer
Career Information Advisor
mmayer@sd38.bc.ca

Visit us on Facebook Ms. Mayer Career Centre at:
https://www.facebook.com/pages/Ms-Mayer-Career-Centre/333673583360594

Link to the Richmond School District Career Centre News website.
http://sd38careercentre.weebly.com/

 

Career Developer Section

Resources for 'Self Awareness & Assessment for Career Development' 

  • I.Q. Test, Career Test, Personality Test and more: https://www.123test.com/
  • Human Metrics – Jung Typology Tests. After you complete the “Jung Typology Test”, click “Identifying your career with Jung Career Indicator” and you will get a list of occupations most suitable to your personality type: http://www.humanmetrics.com/cgi-win/JTypes1.htm
  • Holland Code Quiz. Based on a characterization of your personality in terms of Holland Code personality types, you will learn what kind of work environments suit you best.   What professions and occupations will fit your  personality:  http://www.roguecc.edu/counseling/hollandcodes/test.asp

High School Vocational Testing ~ UBC Continuing Studies – Designed to assist teens (ages 16-19) with career exploration and planning for the future, the High School Vocational Package offers insight into personal characteristics that can help teens find direction and uncover potential. Aptitude, personality, values and career interest inventories provide practical individualized information for identifying and evaluating career and post-secondary educational options. All appointments are in downtown Vancouver at UBC Robson Square.  For more information and cost, contact: 604.822.8585. https://cstudies.ubc.ca/courses/high-school-vocational-testing/lc300

 

Search For A Career

Career Trek - Featured careers in BC. Search careers alphabetically. Watch featured career videos. Visit: http://www.careertrekbc.ca/

Career Options Magazine – Online edition of Career Options High School Edition—the magazine dedicated to helping Canadian high school students find the Career they love and build the life they want. Visit: http://www.careeroptionsmagazine.com/magazines/

School Subjects and related Careers  - https://www.monster.com/career-advice/career-path/getting-started

Trades Training

Take a trades & technology survey that best matches your age group and discover which trades are a good match for you:  http://discoverskillsbc.ca/

Find a trades program, learn about apprenticeship and foundation programs and view waitlists for programs: https://www.tradestrainingbc.ca/

Find Colleges and Universities in Canada

SchoolFinder.com offers information for more than 1,700 post-secondary institutions in Canada. It provides learners with information about programs, finances, careers, and more.

http://www.schoolfinder.com/

Career Cruising

Career Cruising is an industry-leading online career guidance and planning system. People of all ages use our tools to find the right career, explore education and training options, and build their own portfolio.

http://www.careercruising.com/

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