Volume 10, No. 1 / January 2010

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This Month: The Career Files


Feature Section
Lots of dos and a couple of don'ts for deciding on a career
By Ashleigh Viveiros
It would be so perfect if one day, shortly after you graduate from high school or college, you could simply flip through the want-ads and find a job listing with the heading: "[Your name], we want to hire you! Look no further! This is the job you were meant to do!"
How Aptitude Tests Help Students Choose a Career
Some people are lucky – they’ve known since they were kids that they wanted to be a teacher, a doctor, a taxidermist.

Lakeland College makes career search a personalized experience
Do you want a career that will have you rushing onto a flaming industrial site? How about reclaiming land and protecting wildlife and its natural habitat? Maybe business, agriculture or health care is more your style.
Lakeland College
Creating the career of your dreams
You might know what career you want to pursue. You might also know the type of post-secondary education you need to get there. Now, it’s time to consider which program offers the most well-rounded curriculum and gives you real-world experience before graduation.
Seneca College of Applied Arts and Technology
Healthcare for the Squeamish
If you are interested in a career in the ever growing health industry but are, “a little squeamish”, you may want to look into a career as a Pharmacy Technician.
CTS Canadian Career College - North Bay
Prepare for an Exciting Culinary Arts Career at Le Cordon Bleu Ottawa Culinary Arts Institute
If you are interested in the Culinary Arts, pursue your passion and earn a diploma from Le Cordon Bleu where career opportunities and possibilities are endless.
Le Cordon Bleu Ottawa Culinary Arts Institute
Stony Brook University: Imagine the Possibilities
Stony Brook University has ranked in the top 1 percent of all universities in the world in the London Times Higher Education—QS World University Rankings.
State University of New York at Stony Brook
Become a Medical Aesthetician
Esthetics is an exciting and ever-expanding career and medical esthetics is one of the fastest growing health and wellness professions.  
Gina's College of Advanced Aesthetics - Waterloo
Your Career Path
By Martha Blythe, Ottawa Carleton eSchool
The path that takes you from student to employee can be tricky to navigate.
Ottawa Carleton E-School
Try On College of the Rockies to Find Your Fit
“What are you going to do with the rest of your life?”  Come on. Tell the truth
College of the Rockies
Hot Careers in Hospitality
By Lou-anne Robinson, Culinary Administration Graduate and Purchasing and Administration Coordinator with Cirque du Soleil

Choosing the right career isn’t always easy. With a wide variety of schools and program offerings to choose from, the task can be overwhelming. When making this important decision, it is a good idea to look at the current job market and at which jobs are in demand.
Canadore College

3 steps Career Quiz
If you are unsure of what career path to take, click here to try the 3 steps Career Quiz

Scholarship(s) of the Month
Chancellor's Scholarship
Amount:  $28,000
Deadline:  Friday February 26, 2010
Level of Study:  Bachelor
University of Ontario Institute of Technology

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