This educational non-profit organization has a collection of videos for students. The Light Bulbs category includes a “large collection of careers videos to help middle and high school students better understand and connect to their future possibilities.”
nextSteps.org Career Profiles
Start your career search with the nextSteps.org career profile section. These profiles go beyond education requirements and rates of pay to give you details on the everyday reality of working in a specific industry.
The University of Manitoba’s Counselling Service has put together a list of links which lead to descriptions of various occupations. The links are arranged by college subjects, which some career explorers may find helpful.
Career Cruising is a self-exploration and planning program that helps people of all ages achieve their potential in school, career and life. Visit META for your FREE username and password for this application.
Working in Canada
The Government of Canada’s leading source for labour market information. It offers free and authoritative occupational and career information, including educational requirements, main duties, wage rates and salaries, current employment trends and outlooks.
Canadian Occupational Projection System (COPS)
COPS is produced by Human Resources Development Canada. It provides projected demand and supply data for 140 occupations in Canada.
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This site also offers training in basic computer skills, including Microsoft Office, and job search skills.
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