Work Experience

GRADUATION REQUIREMENT

30 hours of Career Exploration Work Experience

WORK EXPERIENCE 12A COURSE (4 Cedits)

The course includes:

  • 30 hours Career Exploration (Grad Requirement) + 50 hours of Work Experience
  • Career Exploration and Work Experiences organized and facilitated by the Career Centre teachers
  • Hours may be completed between summer before Grade 11 and June of Grade 12 year mainly outside of school time (weekends, spring break, summer break etc.)
  • Earn a Study Block in your Grade 12 timetable or choose as a 9thcourse

BENEFITS: Career Life Connections Career Exploration, Resume, Scholarships, Work Experience, Job Interview Skills, Part-Time Employment, Professional Contacts, Capstone Presentation, References, Post-Secondary Applications . . .

The Burnaby Mountain Career Centre is located across from the main office. 

The Career Centre is open every day from 9am – 3:30pm

 HOW CAN I FIND OUT ABOUT WORK EXPERIENCE OPPORTUNITIES?

There are numerous ways to find out about the various Work Experience opportunities available to students in their Grade 11 & 12 year (students can start the summer before Grade 11!)

  • Students can pick up a copy of the weekly Career Centre News in the Career Centre.
  • Parents and Students can access the Career Centre News – published daily in the Burnaby Mountain Online School Bulletin (see the link on the right-hand side of the school home page)
  • Join the Career Centre Group in the Mountain Connect App

Career Education Advisors

Cynthia Gingras

Jennifer Manning

Catherine Steffen