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Career Conferences

Helping youth imagine new possibilities for their future

Educators in Waterloo Region are invited to register their classes for FREE, virtual career conferences organized in partnership with JA Waterloo Region. Each event features career talks from a wide range of industry professionals.

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BEP Career Conferences by the Numbers:

56+ events organized

1000+ industry volunteers

11,000+ student participants

How they work

The JA "World of Choices" Program brings students together with career mentors working in desired fields, industries and professions. Each student participates in interactive sessions that will open up a world of choices and help them learn first-hand what it takes to be successful. This program clarifies career and educational pathways and students become actively engaged in designing a career path.

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Schedule

2020-2021 Dates

  • December 9
  • January 13
  • January 20
  • March 30
  • April 7
  • May 12
  • June 2
  • June 9

Participating in this event will help me in the future because it gave me a broader perception of all the career opportunities in the technology industry, and the local opportunities for students my age.

—Student

We want to help educate students that Toyota is a place where you can start to build a long-term career right out of school.

—Chris McLeanSenior Manager, Talent Development & Transformation

I remember participating in the ZOOM Career Day in high school and it had an important impact on me deciding to study business in university.

—Student

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