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!

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.

Out of Province Post Secondary Event at Lindsay Thurber High School Oct 16

Lindsay Thurber is hosting an Out of Province Post-Secondary Institution Fair on Oct 16 at 6:30 pm and Notre Dame students are welcome!!!  Students and parents can explore post secondary options outside of our province.  Check out: 

St. Francis Xavier, Memorial, University of Victoria, Trinity Western, St. Thomas, Brock, Thompson Rivers, McGill, UBC, VanArts, UNBC, University of Saskatchewan, Van Film School, Carleton, University of New Brunswick, Waterloo, Vancouver Film School, Simon Fraser, Capilano, University of Regina, Vancouver Island University, Acadia, Centre for Arts and Technology, Okanagan College, St. Mary’s University NS, Huron at Western, Dalhousie, University of King's College NS

Date: Wed Oct 16

Time: 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm 

Location: Lindsday Thurber High School (main hallway and near cafeteria)

Contact Ms Halter if you would like more information.

U of A Info Session

When: Tues Oct 29 @ NDHS

Location: Learning Commons

Please sign up in advance with Ms Halter.

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

RDC Health Sciences Lunch & Learn

When: Nov 8 @ RDC

Time: 11:45 am - 2:00 pm

RDC Health Sciences is hosting a Lunch and Learn at RDC highlighting careers in Physiotherapy, Chiropractic, Occupational Therapy, Massage Therapy & Athletic Therapy careers.   RDC Athletics in partnership with Dr. Stephen Kelly (Family First Chiropractic and Wellness), Pete Swales (Massage Above All Incorp), Weber Physiotherapy & Collegiate Sports Medicine are excited to share their experiences, their journey and more importantly- to answer student questions.  Following the presentation, RDC Students' Association has sponsored a pizza lunch for all attendees. Students interested in attending this event MUST register online as seats are limited. 

RDC Engineering Technology - Student for a Day 


When: Nov 8 @ RDC

If you are interested in learning more about our Engineering Technology Diploma programs, this is an opportunity to experience it first hand.  Meet instructors, tour our lab facilities, learn more about admission requirements, scholarships, student life and more. This event is free to attend and lunch is provided. Registration is required.

MacEwan University Info Session

When: Fri Nov 15 @ NDHS

Location: Learning Commons

Please sign up in advance with Ms Halter. 

MacEwan will also have a booth set up in the gathering area during lunch.

RDC Jumpstart Program

What: Get a “jumpstart” on your education at RDC! Learn how to take college level courses, free of charge, at RDC during your grade 11 or 12 year.

When: Tues Nov 19 @ NDHS

Location: Learning Commons

Career Spotlight: RCMP

Learn about what a career with the RCMP might be like, the application process and more

When: Nov 20 @ Lunch

Location: Learning Commons

Please sign up in advance with Ms Halter.

RDC Creative Arts - Student for a Day

When: Nov 23, Jan 31 and Mar 20 @ RDC

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


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


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.