Some people know from an early age exactly what career they would like to have as adults — and how to get there. Others aren't sure, and that's okay too. This site will help you learn about careers and what education you’ll need to follow your career interests.
Given the fast pace of change in today's economy, it's very likely your career will evolve and pivot throughout your life. In addition to taking classes and workshops, one of the best ways to explore your interests and find out what skill sets are in demand is to talk to industry professionals. Internships and job shadowing are other great ways to experience a job in your area of interest.
Calgary and surrounding areas have a number of Apprenticeship and Post-Secondary options to help prepare you for a variety of careers. We’ve listed a few here, and you are encouraged to search out more based on your interests:
Planning in High School
Registered Apprenticeship Program (RAP) – High School
Career Discovery Program – Calgary Separate School District
Off-Campus Education - Calgary Separate School District
Off-Campus Work Experience – Calgary Board of Education
Skills Canada – Alberta
Alberta College of Art & Design
Bow Valley College
Mount Royal University
St. Mary's University
Southern Alberta Institute of Technology (SAIT)
University of Calgary