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Career Minded October 2017 


Career Minded is a publication for people thinking about going to school—or back to school—in Nova Scotia. 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.

Schulich School of Law, Dalhousie University
David Curry shares how he become a Crown Attorney with the NS Public Prosecution Service
SMU Arts: Thinking ahead
Sylvain Gagnon broadened his horizons, became a better thinker and is more adaptable at work
NSCC: Educating the modern chef
Looking for the best to join his ambitious team, chef Mark Grey seeks out Culinary Arts grads
Dalhousie’s Rowe School of Business: Outside the box
In her Corporate Residency MBA, Alison MacPherson learned to take advantage of opportunity
Success College: Showing you the world
The Travel and Tourism Management program lets Rebecca May share her love of travelling
ICT Northumberland College: Tables have turned
Heather Murray says being a massage therapist is a rewarding way to help her clients’ lives
daVinci College: Turning passion into profession
Daniel Bugden shot for the stars, and landed on the moon—getting paid to make video games
Dalhousie Graduate Studies: Innovatively renewable
A Q&A with physics grad student Eric Logan, who’s using small steps to make big change
RJF Healthcare: Continuing to care
Chris Murphy gives it his all working as Continuing Care Assistant, and loves every minute
The Language Centre at SMU: A rewarding path
The CELTA program let Jill McKenzie use her communication skills and enhance her skillset
Massage Therapists’ Association of Nova Scotia
The key to success as a massage therapist, Olivier Flibotte says, is finding your niche market
Université Sainte-Anne: Immerse yourself
Nathalie Landry makes leaps in her French language skills with a Sainte-Anne immersion
Neptune Prep: Getting ready for the theatre big leagues
With Neptune Theatre School, Riel Reddick-Stevens auditions her way to post-secondary
Environmental Science at SMU: A chance to save the world
Christa Skinner got her degree when the need for well-educated advocates is higher than ever
Dalhousie University Prep: Stepping stones
A Q&A with Meagan Howardson, who left high school early, but is about to graduate from Dal
Maritime Business College—Veterinary Assistant program
Brianna Schwarz talks about the supportive community working with humans’ best friends
Apex Language and Career College: Seeking adventurers
Teaching in China was an adventure that gave Paul Meier experience to equip him for life
Saint Mary’s University: An entire community at your fingertips
Brad Wilton talks about finding a career where you do what you love, and love what you do
Commercial Safety College: Job abundance
After a 12-week Tractor Trailer program, Jeremy Nichols says, you can join the trucking industry
Odyssey: Starting your journey
Erika Bernier and Rosalie D’Amours explored teaching careers as Odyssey language assistants
Nova Scotia College of Early Childhood Education
Priyanka Subramani believes in the magic of children and wants to make learning fun again
Carpenter Millwright College: Prepared for anything
Mike Porquet’s carpentry teacher set him up for success, leading to immediate hands-on work
Sobey School of Business at SMU: Get uncomfortable
Wendy Milne learned from her MBA that the unfamiliar is where business magic happens

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