Managing the job board over summer

The Ambrose Student & Alumni Job Board typically gets over 600 views a week and while that number might diminish over the summer months, the job board will remain active. I (Joy Ulrich) will be administering the job board throughout the summer but please recognize that it might take a bit longer to approve your

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Ambrose Career Fair- March 28, 2018

The Ambrose Career and Learning Fair will take place on March 28, 2018 from 11:30-1:30 in the lower atrium! We encourage you to stop by some of the booths and speak with employers- many are hiring for summer positions, internships, part-time, and full-time positions. List of attendees: Action international Ministries Atlantis Programs and Pedal heads

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Professional Job Search Workshop

Good morning students and alumni! On Tuesday, March 20th, Joy Ulrich will be hosting a professional job search workshop from 12:10-12:55 pm in A2133. As graduation approaches for some, and summer employment for others, we encourage you to start thinking of the professional job search. The workshop will address the actual job search, resumes, cover letters,

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Heather Claridge’s Guide to Networking

“There is nothing more powerful for launching and building a career than the ability to grow and nurture a professional network in an authentic way”- Heather Claridge. In the latest issue of Careering, Heather Claridge provides a guide for networking. Her article is aimed towards young adults- sharing tips to tap into the hidden job

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TED Talk: Grit- The Key to Success

What is the difference between those who succeed and those who fail? As a research psychologist, Angela Duckworth been investigating that question, and the answer.. for kids and for adults, isn’t ability. It’s not IQ. It’s not looks, and it’s not social intelligence. It’s grit. “Grit is running a marathon, not a sprint”- Angela Duckworth.

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Welcome Back!

Welcome back, Students and Faculty! Here’s hoping Summer treated you well and you are ready for a new year here at Ambrose. My name is Jordan Moore, I am a fourth year BHS student and I have the privilege of working under Joy Ulrich for my practicum placement. I will be taking over this blog space

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Internships

Doing an internship is a GREAT way to build experience and skills as well as your network. The Alberta Government has created an internship program for post-secondary students that connects students with organizations. The internships are varied in focus and duration AND the government will pay $1,000 upon completion. Program is called Join Scip…check it

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