5th Annual Green Collar Futures Career Conference


Metrotown - Burnaby
Name of Event Location: 
The Hilton Hotel - 6083 McKay Ave, Burnaby
Event Date: 
24 Feb 2018 09:00 AM - 02:30 PM (Saturday)


Name of Organization: 
Green Bricks
Contact Name: 
Diane Klein
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Green Collar Futures

Hear why this student attended the Green Collar Futures Conference (video)

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View 4 mentor sessions from the Green Collar Futures Conference
•Alex Zawadzki (video)
•Josh Taylor (video)
•Mark Fleischhaker (video)
•Nancy Grenier (video)

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Volunteers and Attendees at the Green Collar Futures Conference

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What do YOU want to BE when you finish school?

Explore your options! Students are invited to explore their options on Saturday February 24th, 2018 at this FREE career conference at Hilton Metrotown located at 6083 McKay Ave, Burnaby. Lunch and prizes included.

You MUST be registered by February 21st, 2018 (or earlier as space is limited) to attend this event.

The "green economy" is changing the face of the workplace in BC and around the world. This day is dedicated to students in grades 10 to 12 to learn about exciting and endless career opportunities. Futures is much more than a career fair as it allows students to interact with career mentors from various sustainability related careers who have excelled in and are passionate about their green careers.

This interactive career workshop is offered free of charge to 150 young people in grade 10-12 and will allow participants the opportunity to:
•Meet and interact with amazing and successful people who will share their sustainability career paths in 4-5 breakout, roundtable sessions. 20-30 career mentors will share their career journeys, detailing education requirements, job prospects and salary expectations.
•Learn about emerging sustainability career opportunities in BC and Internationally;
•Find out what it takes to reach their goals; and,
•Practice networking skills.

The conference will begin with an inspirational keynote address. There will also be a lunch speaker. The workshop will conclude with a wrap-up session and a chance for the participants to win prizes, including a $500 scholarship.