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Career Exploration:

  • Career Options is a magazine for Canadian Post-Secondary Students that gives tips on preparing for jobs, finding jobs, and what sorts of jobs have openings in Canada.
  • Want to study Computer Science but not sure which field to pursue? Computer Science Degrees has helpful information on what is involved in each type of computer science degree.
  • Not sure what Engineering is? Check out this infographic for a simple breakdown of Engineering!
  • Science Careers - This resource allows teachers and professional an insight on what is happening in science around Canada.
  • Owlguru can help you find the right career and school.


  • The website CanWIT allows students to connect with professionals through mentorships. It also has links to events and other useful information for students just starting out in their careers.
  • T.E.D. hosts a wide variety of presentations conducted by the leading minds in a wide variety of fields. The technology demos are usually incredible glimpses into the not-too-distant future.
  • Are you being discouraged from leading? Read Ban Bossy for tips on how to become a leader!
  • CanTEEN Career Exploration is an interactive webpage filled with activities for youth. It also has an outreach element where students are able to connect women in fields of interest. 
  • CurioCity was launched in 2009 by Let's Talk Science and is based on the popular science teen ezine, CRAM Science. Featuring insightful articles and videos that cover topics relevant to 13 to 17-year-olds – such as current events, health issues, technology, entertainment, sports and the environment – CurioCity is a wealth of interesting, accurate and credible information.
  • The EngineerGirl website is designed to bring national attention to the exciting opportunities that engineering represents for girls and women. Every year, EngineerGirl sponsors a contest dealing with engineering and its impact on our world. Usually the announcement is posted in the fall with judging and winners announced in the spring.
  • Engineer Your LIfe lets you explore bios of women engineers and find out why engineering careers can be a great fit for almost anyone!
  • Go Research is an online platform that allows research professors and current university/college students to connect. It is one of the only sites in the world which has such a purpose. Research professors can post any research position vacancies for free. Similarly, students can access these postings for free.
  • The Howard Hughs Medical Institute has great interactive tools that can help students, teachers and parents learn about science. Students should check out the “Becoming a Scientist “page, as it has a lot of great information.
  • Let’s Talk Science is an award-winning, national, non-profit, science outreach organization that creates and delivers science learning programs and services engaging children and youth in science, engineering and technology. Let’s Talk Science is affiliated with the Nova Scotia Program, Youth in Science (YES). When you get to the website make sure to click on the “teen” link.
  • Science 360 - Interested in science news? This website has many interactive elements to watch videos and download apps that will directly help with learning more about science.
  • Pixar in a Box - Is a collaboration between Khan Academy and Pixar that gives us fun videos on how physics and math concepts are used in creating animations.
  • The American Society of Engineering Education, Prism magazine is designed to help students and teachers gain an interest in engineering through interactive experiments. These experiments can be found throughout the webpage.
  • Bio Talent Challenge: The Sanofi BioGENEius Challenge Canada (SBCC) is a national, biotechnology-focused science competition that exposes high school students to career possibilities and reveals the breadth of endeavor that makes up the bio-economy.
  • Energy IQ is Canada's energy education resource which teaches Canadians about growing demand, the energy mix, emerging technologies, regulatory requirements and much more.
  • Curio Cité is a french resource website for students in grades 8-12 focused on science, technology, society, and the environment.
  • Horse Lover's Math is a website that brings children, horses, and math together. The website is for students ages 8 and up, and follows the math curriculum guidlines for grades 4 to 6.
  • Learn all about how to take care of your teeth by doing the opposite of what pirate's used to do at this cool wesbsite, Pirate Dentistry.
  • Visit Try Engineering for any of the resources about engineering that you may need!
  • Don't know what to believe about the science stories you've read? Sense about Science will help you understand if what you're reading is fact, or fiction!





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