Webinars from July 6th – 9th, 2021
Mandated from the CEO of Black Press we host career and education events to assist people in the communities both on the business front as well as the public necessity. We help match employers with potential employees and potential students with educational institutions.
Our Career and Post-Secondary Education Events have proven to become a vital part of the marketplace today, giving opportunity for people to explore all options, while allowing the employers to really promote why an individual would consider opportunity with their company. The number and diversity of participating organizations speaks to the necessity of the Career Events in today’s job market space and Black Press is happy to play a significant role in changing the future landscape of the recruitment needs.
In order to spread the word, I am reaching out to you to please post the attached posters anywhere you can, sharing our event through any e-mail correspondence, social media, job boards and word of mouth.
This is a great community initiative supporting local residents and employers. Please do what you can do to help make this a great success, we are invested in the local community.
To register for the career and post secondary-education webinars please visit: https://events.blackpress.ca/lowermainland/
LIST OF SOME AVAILABLE CAREER OPPORTUNITIES:
*Shipping & Warehouse Worker
*Auto Glass Installers
*Skid Steer Operator
The following resources can help high school students find, prepare for and get part-time or
summer jobs. Career practitioners may also find these resources useful as they support high
school students in their job search.”
Resources to support high school students’ job search – CareerWise (ceric.ca)
Online Information Session
Wednesday, June 16, 2021
5:30 PM – 7:00 PM
Bachelor of Science in Nursing / Bachelor of Psychiatric Nursing Information Session
Tuesday, June 15, 2021
Inspiring Youth from Underrepresented Groups to Pursue a Career in Tech
Launched in June 2019, the Diversity and Inclusion Tech Project aims to give underrepresented youth
(e.g., women, Indigenous peoples, people with disabilities) the opportunity to see themselves in
rewarding careers they may not otherwise know existed, or that might be aligned with their passions.
Central to the Diversity and Inclusion Tech Project is the Everyone Belongs in Tech video series.Stories of Diversity (hrtechgroup.com) Each video showcases an individual from an underrepresented population who has embarked on a rewarding
career in the tech sector. This includes Katherine Shadwick, a Software Quality Analyst for a major B.C.
financial institution, who was diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder in high school. Harley Knife, a
young Cree man who works as a Senior Animator for a Kelowna-based animation company, is also
This project is funded through the Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Training‘s Sector Labour
Market Partnerships program. We invite you to share these videos with your students so they can see
for themselves that a career in tech is open to everyone, regardless of their background
Hospitality Management Virtual Information Session
Tuesday, June 15, 2021
5:00 PM – 6:00 PM
The future is in hospitality management.
Meet faculty members and learn about entrance requirements to our two-year hospitality
management diploma program and Bachelor of Hospitality Management program.
Operations Management – Online Information Session
Thursday, June 10, 2021
5:30 PM – 7:00 PM
This online info session starts at 5:30pm with a presentation and concludes with a question and answer
period with program staff. This session covers the 5 different full-time programs within the Operations
Management area, including: Business Analytics, Business Information Technology Management
(Artificial Intelligence Option), Business Information Technology Management (Enterprise Systems
Option), Business Operations Management, Global Trade and Transportation Management.
Register for this event
Update for KPU Health Foundations, BSN & BPN
Nursing Programs Admissions Update
Coming into effect in Fall 2022, KPU has revised the entry route into the nursing programs that
previously listed Health Foundations as an admissions requirement. These changes are to give students
more flexibility in which courses they can take to meet the entry requirements to apply for nursing at
KPU. This increased flexibility may also give students more options to use their course credits from KPU
to apply for nursing programs at other institutions. As a result, for Fall 2021 all qualified applicants will
be offered a seat for their second choice program and we will not be proceeding with a Health
Students planning on pursuing nursing can still start that journey by taking courses that meet the new
admission requirements for nursing that come into effect in Fall 2022. For additional information about
the new admission requirements, visit the University Calendar: calendar.kpu.ca/programs-az/health
Offers of Admission Second Choice Programs
Students will begin to receive their offers of admission for their second choice programs this week.
Students who accept their offer prior to June 22, 2021 will still receive priority registration in light of
these changes. As noted previously, through this second choice program, they will begin to be able to
work towards the admissions requirements for Nursing.
Please encourage students to accept their offer prior to the June 22, 2021 deadline.
Step 1: Login to Online Self-Service: kpu.ca/oss
Step 2: Click Student Menu > Admissions > Pay My Deposit
Step 3: Complete your payment
Skills Canada Virtual National Competition
Please review the website for the invitation to students, apprentices, parents,
career seekers for the upcoming Skills Canada Virtual National
Date: June 15, 2021
Time: 5:30am to 1:30pm Pacific time or 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. EDT
Closing Ceremony: Will be held at 3:00 p.m. Pacific Time, 6:00 pm EDT.
Students can register for FREE and participate from home even if not in class. Registration is now
Click here for further details and registration: Skills Canada Virtual National Competition (vfairs.ca)
• Learn about the career opportunities within the skilled trades
• View highlight videos of competitors across Canada
• Engage with industry and education representatives
• Attend interactive sessions and demonstrations
• Learn about the importance of the 9 Essential Skill
• See highlights and demonstrations in 45 skilled trade and technology careers
Work with international tech companies on real business challenges before you turn 18!
Applications are open to The Knowledge Society and they’re looking for curious and passionate
students from Surrey Schools to apply!
Students at TKS have access to 40+ online learning modules for self-study and attend sessions to work
on tech projects with other students who want to accomplish big things, guided by world-class
mentors and coaches.
TKS students and alumni speak at international conferences, receive high-profile tech internships, and
start their own companies.
The Knowledge Society trains high school students to solve the world’s biggest problems with emerging
technologies. During a 10-month program, students learn how to build masters/PhD-level projects,
level up their presentation and problem-solving skills, and meet like-minded young people who want
to do big things. TKS is founded by successful tech entrepreneurs and business leaders, and modeled
after curriculums from Stanford, Harvard, and MIT.
TKS offers ample Tuition Support and Scholarships for any student who is accepted into the program.
Learn more at tks.world/vancouver