Resources and Links

  • Career Trek has created hundreds of videos to help students learn about careers in BC. Real workers in BC are interviewed at their places of work and discuss what their job is about, the skills required and salary. Each video is only 3-5 minutes long – a great “hook” to start each class!
  • ITA (Industry Training Authority) BC regulates the trades in BC. See their list of trades here
  • Talk To Our Kids About Money – Canadian based (sponsored by Bank of Nova Scotia) content to help parents and teachers learn about personal finance
  • Work BC’s Career Guide for Indigenous People is specifically targeted at developing the careers of Indigenous people in BC
  • Work BC’s Explore Careers page allows people to search by job title, education or salary to learn about what an occupation does, education required, employment prospects, and more.
  • Work BC’s Career Compass quizzes will recommend specific occupations based on the results of the quiz
  • Work BC’s High Demand Occupations shows the occupations that will have the most job openings in BC in the next 10 years. Results may be filtered by education level and salary.
  • Weird Work Podcast with over 30 episodes and counting, this podcasts gives insight into the alternative and often very specialized jobs that most people never think of