------------------Jennifer Coutts, Career & Academic Counsellor --------------------

Phone: (403) 732-4404

Email: jennifer.coutts@pallisersd.ab.ca


My Work Quest

The Government of Alberta has launched a new youth career and employment portal at MyWorkQuest.alberta.ca.  

This website is designed to connect users to helpful information immediately.  Visitors can browse questions asked by their peers, or ask their own.

Check it out today!

Career and Academic Counselling

November 2018

Cardboat Boat Races

Time: All Day

 Teams of 4 students design, construct and race a boat made of cardboard across a swimming pool  Participants are provided with all necessary materials  Event hosted at the University of Lethbridge  Team 1 registration opens Aug 31; Team 2 registration opens Sept 7 @ 7:00am and remains open until the event is full

Deadline - Iron Workers App

Time: All Day

For more information, click on the link below. http://view.dreamstalk.ca/careertransitions/Ironworking.php

Discover Entrepreneurship

Time: All Day

 tecconnect/Economic Development Lethbridge and RINSA (Regional Innovation Network of Southern Alberta), are partnering with Career Transitions to offer this exciting one day workshop for creative and open minded high school students who may have an interest in both technology and being their own boss.  Students will spend the day with both up & coming and established entrepreneurs who are revolutionizing traditional business sectors with high tech solutions. Practical, hands on activities will assist students with coming up with and analyzing new business ideas.  Seating will be limited to 35 students. Please watch for registration information in late September.

RAP Information Night

Time: 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location: Winston Churchill School Library

Iron Workers - Mandatory Info Session (Times in event details)

Time: All Day
Location: Large Lecture Theatre at LCI

Mandatory Information Session Tuesday, November 27, 2018 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm OR 7:00pm – 8:30 pm Large Lecture Theatre at LCI

Skills Discovery Day

Time: All Day

 Students have the opportunity to learn more about what Skills Canada is all about, what’s involved in competing, and discovering how participation in the Skills competition can support them in their future career decision making.  Students spend the day at Lethbridge College, becoming familiar with the various labs and competition areas while having a chance to try a hands on experience related to their choice of Skills events.

Registration -SW Regional Skills Canada Competition

Time: All Day


Time: All Day

 4 sectors represented on the same day, at Lethbridge Exhibition Park - Trades Sector - Health Sector - Agriculture & Environment Sector - STEM Sector  Students register to attend one industry sector for the morning, participating in interactive and structured sessions; afternoon opens up to a career fair where registered youth are welcome to explore through all sectors present  Registration packages to be distributed to school jurisdictions by November to allow ample time for registration  Don’t have a good day; have an EPIC DAY!

CANstruction - High School

Time: All Day

 In collaboration with CANstruction Lethbridge, we are pleased to once again offer CANstruction Youth and CANstruction Middle School events in Lethbridge.  This event allows students to support their community by putting their creativity to the test. Teams of students will connect with industry experts to fundraise, design, and construct a structure made entirely out of canned food!

SW Regional Skills Competition

Time: All Day

Iron Workers

Time: All Day

 Following the success of the pilot project in Spring 2017, Career Transitions will be partnering with Ironworkers. Local 725 to deliver a 10-week industry standard training program  Acceptance into the program will be based on a competitive process  Teachers/OCC are encouraged to contact Career Transitions office at any time for more information.