Student Success
JAMES CARTER INDIGENOUS LEADER AWARD
Former Chief and businessman Jim Boucher is the first recipient of this new award named after CAREERS' co-founder James Carter. Watch to learn more about how this leader has impacted Indigenous communities across Alberta.
QUEEN ELIZABETH II's PLATINUM JUBILEE MEDAL
CAREERS had the honour of choosing 15 medal recipients to commemorate the 70th anniversary of Her Late Majesty Queen Elizabeth II’s accession to the Throne. Congratulations and thank-you to the following group of people for their outstanding leadership and commitment to supporting Alberta's youth.
Barry Derkson
Dee Rae
Don Lawrence
Ernie Grach 
Fausto Filice
Gerald Heck
Harley Chorney 
Ingrid Montpetit
Irene Whitehead
John Thurston 
Levi Little Mustache
Lorne Wyatt
Sabrina Pelley 
Shirley Dul
Steve Carlyle
TEACHERS: MENTAL HEALTH PATHWAYS
Do you know high school students who are interested in mental health? Schools can now access three fully developed Alberta Education courses. With funding from the Canadian Red Cross, CAREERS collaborated with three school districts to produce:
  • Reading Materials
  • Lesson plans
  • Assessments
  • PowerPoints
  • Resource Lists
  • And more!
Educators and schools can contact CAREERS to gain portal access and get started now!
CAREERS AWARDS OF EXCELLENCE
LAST CHANCE TO NOMINATE!
Was there a student, mentor, or off-campus coordinator that made a difference in your life over the past year? Now is the time to put them in the spotlight!

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JANUARY EVENTS
STUDENT PORTAL INFO SESSIONS
January 5, 11, 19, 24
Online
CAREERS is excited to launch our student portals! The portals can be used to keep track of your applications, apply for internships and keep up-to-date on opportunities in your area.
Students are invited to join us for an important overview session where we will show you how to access and utilize your new Internship Management Portal, as well as show you how to create digital applications to start matching with available internship positions.
CO-OP INFO SESSIONS
January 6, 11, 17, 28
Online
Additional dates available in February.
If you are a grade 12 or recently graduated student who is interested in applying to the CO-OP program for a potential placement in 2023, you are required to attend a mandatory information session. The CO-OP program is open to residents of Wood Buffalo only and provides an opportunity for qualified youth to enter the skilled trades and attain journeyperson status.
YOUNG WOMEN IN TRADES & TECHNOLOGIES DISCOVERY DAY
January 27
Fort McMurray
CAREERS is partnering with Shaw Spotlight to offer 20 young high school women, grades 10 – 12, the chance to learn more about career paths in Information and Communications Technology (ICT).
HELP US REACH OUR GOAL!
Your support will help Alberta youth discover their career passion in occupations in demand.
Through presentations, hands-on exploration activities and digital engagement, CAREERS creates awareness of in-demand career opportunities. And work integrated learning is elevated as a preferred and highly rewarding path for Alberta youth to establish permanent and valuable education, and employment connections for career success.

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TOGETHER, WE CAN HELP YOUNG PEOPLE TAKE ON THEIR FUTURE!
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