On behalf of the Saskatoon Industry Education Council, we invite you to join our inaugural mentorship event, CONNECTED: Young Women Exploring Careers. This event will take place Wednesday, November 6, 2019, from 5 – 8:30 p.m. at Travelodge Hotel in Saskatoon.
Date: Wednesday, November 6, 2019
Location: Travelodge Hotel, 106 Circle Drive, Saskatoon, SK
Registration: 5 – 5:30 p.m
Dinner & Program: 5:30 – 8:30 p.m.
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If you are not sure what you want to do after high school or would like to ‘pick the brains’ of women who are well into their career, then this event is for you!
CONNECTED will link female students from grades 10 through 12 with female mentors from a variety of career backgrounds.
Throughout the evening, you will be seated with other female students, as well as several women, mentors, from our community who are willing to share their career journey with you. Through organized activities and table discussions, you will hear their stories, career goals/aspirations and life lessons as well as be able to share your own plans for the future.
We welcome students pursuing all post-secondary pathways: Work, university, college, or apprenticeship, and even those who are still trying to decide.
DEADLINE TO APPLY IS WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 23, 2019
Please note: If the response is greater than capacity, preference will be given to grade 11 and 12 students. If you have any questions, please contact Michelle Hardy, CONNECTED Coordinator, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 306.683.7777.
ABOUT THE SIEC
The SIEC is a not-for-profit organization that provides programming and services geared at helping young people discover and pursue their career passions. We work with four school divisions: Saskatoon Public Schools, Greater Saskatoon Catholic Schools, Prairie Spirit School Division, and the Saskatoon Tribal Council. Working collaboratively with education (both K-12 and post-secondary), industry leaders and business associations, we worked with over 30,000 youth in 2018-19 through 40 different events and programs.
ABOUT THE EVENT
CONNECTED will link young female students from grades 10 through 12 with female mentors from a vast spectrum of career backgrounds. We believe that young women need access to adult role models who are willing to share their stories and career pathways. Ultimately, promoting a culture of support and empowerment among young women as they navigate their preferred future. We are offering the event at no cost to both our mentors and female students. We welcome students pursuing all post-secondary pathways: work, university, college or apprenticeship.
Throughout the evening, we will have several table discussions, hear from spotlight speakers and network with other mentors. Your role as a mentor is simple, you will share your career path with the students and other mentors, through a variety of organized activities. Each mentor’s background will be different providing students with a wide variety of careers and experiences in the world of work.
HOW TO GET INVOLVED
By inviting leaders like you who are working tirelessly to better our community, we hope to encourage and inspire female youth to find their own career pathway. It would be an honour if you would attend CONNECTED as a career mentor and share your story with these young women.
DEADLINE TO APPLY IS WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 9, 2019
If you have any questions, please contact Michelle Hardy, CONNECTED Coordinator, at email@example.com or 306.683.7777.
Please note you may alternatively submit this form via e-mail (see above contact information) by completing the fillable PDF found here.
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