The Belmont Career Centre is located in the Counselling Suite. It is a key resource for career and educational information. Students are encouraged to visit and check out our many resources such as interesting websites, tips on resume building and skill identification, employment and volunteer opportunities, labour market information and information on upcoming career events. Students are also encouraged to regularly view the Career Centre Bulletin Boards and this website for volunteer opportunities, paid work opportunities, career events and career information sessions.
Career Centre Services includes:
- coordinating work experience placements and career exploration.
- assisting with resume building.
- interviewing students before each work placement.
- coaching students on basic employability skills, such as cover letters, appropriate dress, confidentiality, work ethic and interviews.
- assisting with access to career resources, information and opportunities.
- supporting students in developing a career plan.
- advising students on Graduation Transitons requirements.
- planning career events such as college and university open houses, high school career programs and career fairs.
- scheduling speakers and information sessions.
- informing students of commuity paid positions.
- regularly updating students regarding volunteer positions.
- providing a liaison between the school, business community, students, teachers and parents
The Career Centre staff are:
Mrs. O. Hyde, Work Experience Coordinator
Mrs. N. Nicholson, Career Education Teacher
Events, Field Trips and Career Explorations:
- Discover Tectoria - High Tech Business Fair
- BC Post-Secondary Institution (BCPSI)
- Canadian Universities Event (CUE)
- National Science & Tech Week
- Camosun College - Open House, Women in Trades, Trades and Tech Tour
- University of Victoria - Engineering Tour, Forensic Anthropology Day, Food Symposium, Environmental Symposium
- Spaghetti Bridge Competition
- Career Fairs - Strengthening Connections, SD61 Career Fair, Belmont Career Fair
- Field Trips - Victoria International Airport, Dockyard, Seaspan
- Imagining Possibilities Conference
- Langford Firefighter for a Day
- Justice Institute of BC Career Day
- BC RCMP Youth Advisory Committee
- Take Our Kids to Work Day
- BC Youth Parliament
- Skills Canada
- Soldier for a Day
- Sailor for a Week
- Marine Industry Expo
- Parent Career Information Evenings