Ideas and stories to inform and inspire career decisions
Since 2002, the BEP has brought together thousands of educators, industry professionals, and students as partners in learning. Use our resources to learn how others in our community are taking action, and get their perspectives on how you can too.
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Why Brittany Schuett volunteers with the Speakers Bureau
Brittany Schuett is an audiologist in Cambridge that shares her career journey as a member of the BEP Speakers Bureau. She likes sparking the deeper conversations that assist making academic choices and setting career goals.
Why Dan Orchard volunteers with the Speakers Bureau
Dan Orchard is a marine mechanic in Cambridge who is a long time volunteer with the BEP Speakers bureau. Part of the reason why he shares his career story is to encourage students to consider becoming apprentices in the skilled trades.
Why Razeena Khan volunteers with the Speakers Bureau
Razeena Khan is a pharmacist but it took her awhile to figure out that was her career path. That's an important reason why she now shares her story to inspire youth making career choices.
Why volunteer as a speaker with BEP Waterloo Region? - Part 1
Volunteers in our Speakers Bureau love sharing the story of their career journey with youth in grades 7 to 12. They love inspiring youth who are exploring career choices and choosing pathways to achieve their goals.
Help your child assess their interests and build their skill set
The fourth post in our series on how parents can help their teen's career exploration and decision-making.
What parents should know about career planning
Parents need to learn about the labour market and career opportunities. Be open to asking professionals for assistance.
Parents have an important role in career planning
The role of parents in career coaching and supporting career planning for youth.
How to share your career story
Making a career presentation is more than a description of what you do, it is about sharing your journey to what you do and the decisions you made along the way.
Welcome to the Speakers Bureau
You have joined a community of volunteers whose mission is to help youth in Waterloo Region better understand and prepare for the world of work.
Career planning for teens in the time of Covid
Our teens need support to determine a career path during the pandemic.
That's all for now :)
That's all for now :)