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Careers in Trades: Chef

Virtual Visits and Key People | Added on June 17 2016

The future is all about food! This tongue-in-cheek video gives you a rapid-paced visit to a restaurant kitchen to meet the Executive Chef.

Felix Ducheneau: Being a Programmer at Ubisoft Montreal

Virtual Visits and Key People | Added on June 17 2016

“I LOVE my job!” Not many people can say that with as much conviction as Felix Duchesneau, Programming Trade Director at Ubisoft Montreal. He loves video games, technology and cinema and his job allows him to meld his passion into making great video games.

Women in Trades: No Longer "Just a Choice"

Virtual Visits and Key People | Added on June 16 2016

Sometimes an inspirational speech is all you need to get you started on a new path. Jane Morgan is president of the Canadian Home Builders’ Association and manages her family’s business Nuport Holdings based in St. John’s, Nfld. This is the text of a speech she made to the Ontario Home Builders...

Kevin's Story: Sheet Metal

Virtual Visits and Key People | Added on June 16 2016

Meet Kevin, a 20 year-old sheet metal worker who builds submarines. Are you, like him, someone who likes working with metal and tools, solving problems, reading and interpreting technical drawings and working in a team environment? Perhaps this trade is for you.

Communications Research Operator

Virtual Visits and Key People | Added on June 16 2016

Listening in to foreign agents using high tech communication devices; a job so secret you can’t tell anyone what you do on a day to day basis…does this sound like something out of a movie? This job really exists in the Canadian Forces! Watch a short video describing this intriguing...

Geographic Information Systems Analyst

Virtual Visits and Key People | Added on April 28 2016

Imagine a job that gives you an eagle’s eye view of the world allowing you to see the hotspots in forest fires, the buried ruins of hidden civilizations or the developing fury of a tropical storm. Geographic Information Systems Analysts use computer technology to analyze data and create sophisticated maps...

What is Gerontology?

Virtual Visits and Key People | Added on April 13 2016

As our population ages, the demand is growing for people with specific knowledge about older people’s needs. This video gives an excellent outline of the difference between geriatricians who specialize in the health concerns of older people and gerontologists who have a much wider view of aging and study it...

Brought to you by ship

Experiential Tools | Added on March 31 2016

Brought to you by ship is a serious game that introduces you to the world of marine transportation.

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About the POP Index

Welcome to the POP Index, an online catalogue of links supporting students’ career exploration process for Personal Orientation Project (POP), Exploration of Vocational Training (Explo) and Entrepreneurship (EN) courses. This online index complements other resources and tools used in these courses.



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