The Youth Career Connections program will not be available this year to students. For further information, please contact the coordinators, Lynn MacDonald or Joan Wilkins.
The New Brunswick Youth Career Connections Program provides youth with an opportunity to experience the "world of work" and expand their knowledge of essential employability skills as outlined by the Conference Board of Canada.
This web site contains general information about the program in New Brunswick, and provides position, application, and contact information to students in school districts 6 & 8.
Looking for information on creating a résumé and a cover letter? Check out Résumé and Cover Letter Basics.
On the evening of November 16th, students of School Districts 6 and 8, parents and invited guests gathered at the Riverside County Club to celebrate the students' commitment, hard work, growth, development and success during the Dining Etiquette and Graduation ceremonies. Not only did everyone enjoy a delicious meal, but the students demonstrated their newest skills acquired at their recent Dining Etiquette workshop. Student representatives also walked everyone through the proper way to act and dine in a formal atmosphere. With parents attending, they had a great opportunity to learn and experience first hand what the students have been exposed to over the last few months.
For many years, Investors Group has sponsored the event, and we were again pleased to have them support the NBYCC program. Mark Toner, Division Director along with several Investors representatives joined us for the evening. Our students hosts were Rebecca VanSnick and Dylan Sankey and opening and closing remarks were given by School District 8 Superintendent, Susan Tipper and Zoe Watson, School District 6, Superintendent respectively.
We were very pleased to have the Minister of Education, the Honourable Jody Carr, attend the graduation and share in the students' celebration. Minister Carr addressed the students sharing his work experiences and lessons learned along the way. The students were very honoured to have Minister Carr attend their ceremonies.
Certificates of completion along with a comprehensive Record of Achievement were presented to the students by coordinators Lynn MacDonald and Joan Wilkins. We wish the students continued success as they continue their journey along their career path. Congratulations!
The New Brunswick Youth Career Connections Program represents an innovative approach of preparing youth for future employment interests, opportunities and challenges in a rapidly changing and global economy. Students chosen by an employer to become part of this program will experience "hands on" paid work experience and expand their knowledge of essential employability skills. The program reflects a multi-level, collaborative partnership involving secondary and post-secondary educational institutions, government, business organizations and New Brunswick employers. NBYCC operates outside the regular school calendar and offers employability skill programming to high school youth.