Career Centre News

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

  • Big Brothers Big Sisters – in School Mentors, Looking for teen volunteers to go to a nearby elementary school for 1 hour a week and do activities/crafts
  • Stream keepers program – Go out on the weekend to test local waterways for P.H. and Oxygen levels, Temperature, water quality etc.
  • Lions Club Music and Dance Festival – Many shifts available, sign up will begin in the new year!
  • Fraser Health is in need of volunteers to help with our Step 4 Cardiac Health event on February 9, 2019 from 8am to 1:30pm (ending time will most likely be earlier).  The event is being held at the Abbotsford Centre and funds raised will go towards Cardiac Health at the Abbotsford Regional Hospital.

SCHOLARSHIPS

  • Nomination requests for BC Excellence, Schulich, and C-molick scholarships must be received by noon on Friday, January 11th!
  • Applications for Western University's National Scholarship Program must be submitted by February 4th to allow time for nominations to be processed.
  • UFV Entrance Scholarships are open - you must complete a separate scholarship application through MyUFV to apply before March 31st!
  • Internal Scholarship applications due February 12th at lunch in Room D201
  • External Scholarship applications due February 26th at lunch in E112 (stage)

CAREER INFORMATION

  • The RCMP is offering a one week training camp in March at their Regina depot for youth from across Canada with free travel, room and board.  See Ms. Christensen or Mrs. Ellert for more information.  Application deadline is January 31st!
  • International Summer School for Young Physicists:  ISSYP is an exciting and challenging two-week program for Canadian and International high school students age 16-18 with a keen interest in theoretical physics who intend to pursue physics at the university level.  The program accepts 40 students each year - 20 from Canada and 20 from around the world.  Applications must be received at PI by mail/courier by March 29, 2019.  A $500 (CAD) is payable upon acceptance into the program and this fee supports activities, accommodation, and meals.  The balance of the program cost and air and ground transportation is covered by Perimeter Institute and partners.
  • Encounters With Canada is a week spent in our Nation's capital.
  • Explore Program  is a five-week intensive French immersion program for students with any skill level in French, in Grade 11 or higher.
  • Jumpstart Your Education - UFV Bachelor of Arts Jumpstart program gives you the chance to develop your academic skills and experience at the UFV Abbotsford campus before the Fall 2019 semester. Receive credit for 9 core university requirements (3 courses) in your chosen program next summer. Courses will run July 2 to August 30, 2019 with a full week schedule and one weekend residency experience.
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