How to create a wrdsb Blueprint account:
1) Visit http://www.myblueprint.ca/wrdsb
(be sure to include “/wrdsb”)
2) Click on Sign up
3) Select EDSS from the drop down menu and click Create Account
4) Click Student, select your grade and click Continue
5) Enter your Ontario Education Number (OEN) and Date of Birth
6) Fill out the sign up form using your WRDSB Username and password (PAL)
7) Happy Researching!
Lutherwood Youth Job Connection – supports young people in developing essential workplace skills, establishing important job search strategies, using job search tools and building a career plan. Participants will have opportunities to connect with employers, get valuable work experience and job-related skills for their resumé and secure paid employment based on their interests and abilities. Call or visit the Kitchener location for more information.
RealTalk Find out about careers based on your personality traits. Read about real people working in those jobs and how they got there.
Food Industry Careers: Taste Your Future
Check out the CareerMash website to find out how any career can “mash up” with technology.
Real Talk A new career app from the Learning Partnership. Read about career paths/experiences and advice from a wide variety of young people currently in the workplace.
Working In Canada is another career search tool you might find useful.
Sheridan College Idea Generator
Fanshawe College Pathfinder
St. Lawrence College Career Coach
Queen’s University has an excellent Career Map tool.
Next Steps A Calgary based web site which includes skills/interest quizzes useful to any student in Canada. You must create an account but this is very easy to do. Career suggestions include real-life job descriptions from professionals in the field.
Careers of the Future?Check out this link for possible careers in the 2030s.
Future Work Skills
Canada’s Best Jobs 2015
Wages and Outlook ForecastsExplore Careers by Wage and Outlook – will my career choice be in demand in the future? Be sure to scroll down to the province/region where you think you might want to work.