Career Speakers Bureau

 

Founded in 2002, the Speakers Bureau program strives to educate and inspire students in our community to make informed career choices and explore education pathways in order to enhance career development. In this program, teachers invite speakers from the business community into the classroom where they provide practical information that will enable students to make informed career decisions.

 

Since 2002, over 100,000 students have been reached through this program. 

 

Below are 3 presentation formats that are available for request:

 

Format Description  Audience   Approximate  Timing  Minimum  Size
Individual Presentation

 

Students hear from one industry professional

 

Grades
9-12
1 hour 20 students
Guess My Career

 

Students ask "yes or no" questions in order to guess the presenters careers. This is followed by followed by brief career talks from each presenter

 

Grades
9-12
1.5 hours 50 students
Career Carousel

 

Students rotate through four 20 minute career talks

 

Grades
7-8
1.5 hours 100 students

 

Teachers interested in requesting a speaker can register

HERE

 

Community members interested in becoming a speaker can register

HERE

 

For more information, please contact

coordinator@bepwr.ca