It is our hope that this webpage will provide you with information about career planning and bring you an awareness about post-secondary options that are available (work, apprenticeship, college and university).
Through this website you can access tools that will help you make a more informed decisions about life after high school. Some examples include:
using career exploration tools to assess interests and strengths
creating a resume
researching occupations and pathways to employment
choosing appropriate high school courses to reach your goals
Are you a high school student in Southwestern Alberta? Do you want to learn more about the countless career pathways available to you after graduation? If so, contact us to find out how we can connect you with business and industry through our interactive programs.
Career Planning and Preparation
JA (Junior Achievement) is the world’s largest NGO dedicated to educating young people about business. We strive to inspire and prepare youth to succeed in a global economy. With over 120 member organizations worldwide, JA brings a global view of business to local communities. We partner with educators, donors and volunteers to bring a real world experience into the classroom. Our programs focused on financial literacy, work readiness and entrepreneurship give students the skills and confidence they need to become leaders of tomorrow.
Alis Occupations in Alberta: Need help finding a job that fits who you are? You’ve come to the right place—you’ll find more than 550 occupations to choose from. Learn what subjects you’ll need to take and whether your personality suits the job. Discover how much you can earn and what your duties will be. It is your path to plan. So start here.
It's no doubt that October and November is Post Secondary Open House Season. Please see the links below where you will find specific dates, times and details. They are requiring all those that are interested to please pre-register on-line.
Lethbridge School Division students access their My Blueprint account with their regular school login and password.
What is myBlueprint?
My Blueprint is a "one stop shop" it is a tool that all Lethbridge School Division high-school students have access to once the student sets up their account using either their school or home username and password.
My Blueprint is an inquiry-based approach that follows a comprehensive education and career planning process that meets the learning needs and interests of all students. It is a tool aimed to help students: Learn, Explore, Reflect, and Plan for what might be next in the future.
What can you do using myBlueprint?:
Complete Who am I assessments
High School Planner that is linked to (Mypass): the students Alberta Education account, in this section there is a graduation indicator checklist. You can also see how much money you have towards the Rutherford Scholarship.
Post-Secondary tab: there are three options with this tab (1). Apprentice so if you are in any way interested in the Trades you will click this tab. (2). College and University Tab these search all the Colleges and Universities in Canada and give you a compressive list of programs. (3). The third tab is workplace and gives you a list of local employers looking for workers.
Work: Create a Resume, Cover Letter, Explore occupations, Job Search
It's truly an incredible one tool that does it all. We encourage you to take time to work in this program.
They offer amazing support and assistance if you get stuck or need help you just need to call them
1-888-901-5505 or e-mail at: support@myBlueprint.ca
Are you looking for work? Looking to land that first job? Do you have a resume or does your current one need fixing up?
myBlueprint is an incredible and easy resource that offers a very good resume template so that you can create one on your own.
Log In using the user name and password that you created
On the Left hand side you will see a drop down menu you want to choose Work
Click on the Resume Tab
On the Top right hand side you will see a + button that says create resume and you are good to go
Once you are finished you have some choices to preview it, then export it and save it to your personal files as a PDF or Word Document either on your school account or on your home computer.
Money $$$ Scholarships, Bursaries, Grant Resources
Make an Account with www.scholartree.ca Today and get instant access to many scholarships. Don't Wait Apply today.
Applying for scholarships is like a full time job it take time and effort and each one is so unique and individual in and of itself.
Think outside the box! Are you good at Sports? Do you identify as religious? There are scholarships for all sorts of things besides just getting good grades. Some examples include but are not limited to: Leadership, Volunteering, Working, Where you bank, Financial needs, newcomers, even where your parents work might have a scholarship. It's worth taking some time to do the work to research.
This guide is updated every year and has all the information you need to complete the Student Loan Application form for Post-Secondary Studies. The guide includes information about grant funding as well.