Career Centre

Career Appointments

Students are encouraged to book a career appointment with Ms. Halter in Grade 12 to explore career options, to look at education or training requirements needed to obtain employment in a particular field, to learn about post-secondary programs and gain information on scholarships. Students can book an appointment using the paper schedule in the Learning Commons until the new online booking option is available. Please note appointments will become available to Grade 10 and 11 students in the second semester!

Upcoming Career Spotlight Events

The Career Center will be hosting the following Career Spotlight events to help students explore possible career paths.  Presentations will take place in the Learning Commons:

  1. Spotlight on Engineering - Tues Dec 10 @ NDHS
  2. Spotlight on Automotive Service Technician - Wed Dec 11 @ NDHS 
  3. Spotlight on Medicine - Thur Dec 19 @ NDHS

For more info and to sign up, see Ms. Halter.

Rock the Diploma - January 2020

The Lindsay Thurber Career Centre will once again be offering Rock the Diploma weekend review sessions in January to help students prepare to write their diploma exams.  Each session includes approximately 15 hours of intensive review over one weekend in one subject area.  All sessions are held at Lindsay Thurber.  As sessions are open to students from across Central Alberta, they do tend to fill quickly.  Registration forms are available here

Alberta College and University Open House Schedule 2019/2020

Check out your college and/or university of choice this fall by attending your institution's Open House. Click here for the 2019/2020 schedule.

U of A Green and Gold Getaway 2020

Green and Gold Getaway is a chance for students to test out the U of A. There are only 20 spots available! The event is open to Grade 11 students in Alberta and will take place May 22-24, 2020. Learn more at uab.ca/ggg.

RDC Creative Arts - Student for a Day

When: January 31 and March 20 at Red Deer College.

Experience the life of a creative arts student! Registration is required.

Volunteer Opportunities

Looking for volunteer opportunities in your community? Check out Volunteer Central, a database of volunteer postings by area. Volunteering looks great on a resume and is an important consideration for scholarships! Volunteering is a great way to give back to your community!

To apply to volunteer at the Red Deer Regional Hospital, complete the application on line.

My Pass

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It is important for students to be responsible for their own academic records and course information. All students are required to sign up for an account in "My Pass."  Click here for instructions on how to do this.

Career Planning Resources

Interested in doing some career planning or exploration? These resources can help you:

My Blueprint

ALIS

Student Profile Sheet for References

Looking for a reference? Scholarships often require references. Start the process by completing a student profile sheet to outline your accomplishments over the past three years.