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May 28, 2015 - "Students need employers to explore careers this summer." Hundreds of high school students are looking for internships this summer to put their learning to work, and gain valuable on-the-job-experience. Hiring interns today can solve workforce shortages of the future.

Read the news release


November 14, 2014 - "The future of Trades is in good hands". CAREERS: The Next Generation and its partners in industry, government and education celebrated the Trades in Alberta with a discussion about removing barriers to youth employment, and a recognition event for the 385 Registered Apprenticeship Program and Career & Technology Studies students who received a scholarship this year from Alberta Apprenticeship & Industry Training.

Learn more about the day

Details about the Future of Trades celebration


October 30, 2014 - "Youth in the Workplace: An Industry Advantage" Survey. We all play a pivotal role in developing the next generation of skilled workers. CAREERS conducted a survey in October and the feedback and insights will be used to help us better understand the value and benefits of early introduction to the trades.

The survey is now closed. 


(Click here for information on the Trades Alberta Partnershp)


June 21, 2013 - "Removing Barriers" was published as an add-in to the Calgary Herald that showcases the new, emerging opportunities (and difficulties) for Aboriginal people, women, and youth in trades and related occuapations. (Read more here)

October 18, 2012 - CAREERS: The Next Generation was honoured for 15 years of outstanding community service at the Regional Municipality Wood Buffalo (RMWB) Oilsands Banquet. (Read the entire publication here)