Girls Exploring Trades and Technology

The Career Development Department will run the Girls Exploring Trades and Technology event twice throughout the school year. Each event is one day, hosted at Thompson Rivers University. Female students gain confidence through hands-on experience in a variety of trades, led by Red Seal instructors, in a safe and supportive atmosphere. The students will try out a sampling of different trades and learn about future career opportunities. Female industry leaders share personal stories of their journeys in order to shed light on the opportunities available to young women pursing a trades-based career.

Who Attends:  48 Grade 6 - 9 females per event

Date:  November 9, 2023 (North Shore schools); May 8, 2024 (South Shore schools)

Location:  Thompson Rivers University

Application Process: Individual schools will distribute and collect application information

Fee:  $0

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