A Women in Trades and Technology (WITT) Exploration Day is taking place at Camosun College – Interurban Campus – Wednesday, February 21, 2018, from 8:30 am to 3:00 pm.
The WITT program provides an opportunity for young women in Grades 9-12 to participate in career exploration in a variety of trades and technology fields. Maximum capacity is 32 students from SD62. Students from School Districts 61, 62, 63, and 79 have been invited to attend.
Students will be introduced to four career pathways and participate in hands on activities – two trades and two technology.
Check out rewarding and well paying careers in:
- Team 1: Electrical and Auto Service;
- Team 2: Sheet Metal/Metal Fab and Carpentry;
- Team 1: Civil Engineering and Computer Science;
- Team 2: Electronics and Mechanical Engineering.
The young women will be divided into two activity rotation teams. The activities are hands-on and include an overview. Students are to be appropriately dressed, with close toed shoes, long pants and shirt sleeves. Students will be provided with colour-coded sunglasses and lunch (sandwich, fruit, cookie and juice). Each session is 45 minutes long.
Space is limited: 32 young women from each of the Greater Victoria school districts are invited to attend, so sign up soon to experience this great career exploration opportunity!
Students interested in attending can sign-up in the EMCS Career Centre, or stop by for more information.
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