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Career Minded February 2017 


Career Minded is a publication for people thinking about going to school—or back to school—in Maritime Canada. Produced with local schools, Career Minded focuses on the realities of the job market, talking with graduates to find out what kinds of jobs the education options lead to. It's a great tool to help you pick a school.

Dalhousie University, Rowe School of Business
Arnau Kubwakristo was drawn to the Dal MBA by the eight-month residency, and he got a competitive experience that prepared him for the global arena.
Université Sainte-Anne (Halifax), French as a Second Language
Keisha Jefferies is a nurse who's developing her French skills to aim for a career in international aid.
Success College, Counselling Skills Program
Alex MacDonnell developed tools and experience in the classroom, which got her prepared for a position where she is really helping people.
NSCAD University, Interdisciplinary Design
Natalia Ultremari came from Brazil to Halifax to develop professional problem-solving skills in a creative and welcoming environment.
CELTA at The Language Centre, Saint Mary's University
Tami Meredith opened the door to an international career, learning to teach English to people who are unfamiliar with the language.
Collège d'Études Ostéopathiques, Halifax Campus
Crystal Finley adores this Traditional Osteopathy course that she can take as a working professional.
Saint Mary's University, Sobey School of Business
JK McAdams found a welcoming environment to get a Bachelor of Commerce with Honours at a top school, while staying in Atlantic Canada.
Maritime Business College, Veterinary Assistant Program
Denise Costard learned how to become a veterinary professional, from business administration to animal restraint and care.
Université Sainte-Anne, Governmental Administration
Jasmine Boudreau gives four reasons why this French program was exactly the right choice for her.
NSCAD University, Extended Studies
Julian Covey went from studying ceramics to running kids' summer camps, and on to the "nerve-wracking and amazing" experience of helping teach courses for adults.
Saint Mary's University, Faculty of Science
Abisola Adeniran looked at a lot of schools before finding this Master of Science in Computing and Data Analytics program that really understands how the world works.
Nova Scotia Community College, Marine Geomatics
Kitrina Godding is having diving adventures after learning to map the ocean floor at NSCC's Centre for Geographic Sciences.
Mount Saint Vincent University, Department of Communication Studies
Julie Hatfield has a big passion for her school and her degree that focuses on critical thinking.
Dalhousie University, Faculty of Graduate Studies
Kyung Shin is inspired by research—the drive to answer questions keeps him up at night and gets him out the door in the morning.
Centre for Entrepreneurship Education and Development
Lindsay MacPhee feels lucky she was able to get help from CEED for starting her own business, The Floatation Centre.
ICT Northumberland College, School of Massage Therapy
Mathieu Boulanger had great teachers at Northumberland, who taught him skills and confidence in a rewarding career.
Saint Mary's University, Intercultural Studies
Jean-Jacques Defert explains how a major language component makes this new four-year degree program at SMU unique in Canada.
Building French skills with the Department of Education
Gabrielle Fairbairn got a great opportunity from the Nova Scotia French Language Assistant Program.

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