Category Archives: Opportunities

Okanagan College Visit – June 7th

Okanagan College will Visit RSS on June 7th

There will be an OC Information table outside on the balcony at lunch on June 7th.

You can learn about the programs being offered in Revelstoke and Salmon Arm including the following:

  • Administrative Assistant Program – distance/online
  • Welding course starting in August in Salmon Arm (5 spots left!)
  • Sustainable Building Technology Diploma – potential program to be offered in Revelstoke fall 2022
  • Tourism Management Diploma – Fall 2022
  • Education Assistant Certificate – January 2022

Tree Planting Opportunity

Any students in Grades 10-12 interested in learning about tree planting, this is a great opportunity to gain some hands-on experience with forestry professionals in our local area. This is a perfect thing to include on a resume to increase your potential for work in this sector.

When: Wednesday May 19th. 8:45 – 12:15
If you would like to attend, please speak with your class teacher about missing their class this day.

To register please email Ms. Scheiber at kscheiber@sd19.bc.ca

Permission forms will be available for pickup at the office.

Tree Planting

Engineering/Physics @ UBC – Feb 23

Learn more at a Zoom-hosted event on February 23rd.

Click the pdf link below for more information:

Engineering Physics at UBC

 

From the folk at UBC:

We kindly ask that anyone who is interested please register for the event at the link directly below.  We will email registrants with a Zoom link on the morning of the event (Feb 23rd).  Space is limited, though we will post a recording of the session on the event website after the event.

Registration link: https://ubc.ca1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_0iZHp03EdnyOqQm

More information can be found in the attached PDF or on the event website: https://www.engphys.ubc.ca/infosession2021/

Women in Science and Biology

Celebrating Women and Girls in Science!

On February 11th, there will be a drop-in event at the Revelstoke Public Library with book displays, swag, and prizes to celebrate International Day of Women and Girls in Science.
There will also be an online event featuring an all-star line up of scientists and engineers from our community:
  • Computer Science: Kate Granstrom and Alana Brittin
  • Biology: Verena Blasy, Mandy Kellner, and Tawnya Hewitt
  • Engineering: Robyn Thomas and Chantal Wilson
Check out all the cool stuff at your public library here:

Expedition Opportunities for Girls

Inspiring Girls Expeditions
– for girls, cis girls, trans girls, and any girl-identified youth, as well as non-binary and gender non-conforming youth

– open for girls 15 (Europe trips), 16, or 17 on June 1 of the expedition year

– opportunities all over the world, and right in our backyard.

– Applications are open until February

If you would like more information, please contact Ms. Scheiber at RSS (kscheiber@sd19.bc.ca) or see the website below:

https://www.inspiringgirls.org/expeditions

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TRU-Software Engineering Info Session

Parents and students are invited to our BEng Software Engineering information session!

TRU Bachelor of Engineering in Software Engineering events have transitioned to online for the 2020-2021 school year, but there are still lots of ways for your students to connect with us! We appreciate you sharing the upcoming parent information session with parents and students in your school.

Session Link:

Microsoft Teams meeting

Join on your computer or mobile app

Click here to join the meeting

 

Click here for information about this exciting program:

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Alberta’s Post-Secondary Fair

The ELAA’s virtual fairs allow you to connect with 28 post-secondary institutions from across Alberta and learn about programs, admissions, student life and more.

Students are still able to access Alberta Virtual Events every Tuesday/Thursday 5-7 pm starting November 10 – 26.

Join us this fall to get all your questions answered and begin your post secondary journey.

There is more information available on the Grad Homepage on this site.

Register here:

https://elaa.6connex.com/event/alberta/student/login