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Local Virtual Workplace Experiences

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Crops and Food Growth
Folding Carton Manufacturing
Custom Machining and Fabrication
Chiropractic Services
Residential Estimation
Sand and Gravel Extraction
Registered Massage Therapy Service

Virtual Workplace Experiences

Go behind closed doors and discover real-life work environments in diverse industries.

Apple Orchard
Residential HVAC
Culinary Agriculture and Food Services
Robotics
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Hospitality & Tourism

Pastry Food Services
Take a Virtual Workplace Tour at Deerhurst Resort.
Chef
Eric plans recipes, oversee food preparation and direct cooks.
Culinary Food Services
Discover the daily responsibilities and equipment used by a Sous Chef.
Sous Chef
As Junior Sous Chef at Pearl Morisette, Liam uses his creativity, teamwork and culinary skills to prepare food.

Hospitality & Tourism

Learn about the Hospitality & Tourism opportunities in Northumberland, Peterborough, Kawartha Lakes, Haliburton.

Job Outlook
Above Average
40828
Average Annual Income
900
Projected Job Openings
Communication
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Careers in Manufacturing

Explore the many different career pathways in manufacturing.

Canning Operator
Robotic Programmer
Quality Control and Calibration
CNC Machinist
Welder

Manufacturing

Discover how emerging technoligy is advancing the Manufacturing industry!

Millwright Preventative Maintenance, Installation and Repair
Tools and Equipment for an Industrial Millwright

Manufacturing

Learn about the manufacturing opportunities in Northumberland, Peterborough, Kawartha Lakes, Haliburton.

Job Outlook
Above Average
63303
Average Annual Income
400
Projected Job Openings
Chiropractic Care
Be inspired to consider a career in Chiropractic care.
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Careers in Healthcare

Explore a variety of careers in healthcare and how they impact people's lives in tangible ways.

Registered Massage Therapist
Director of Radiology
CNA Physical Therapy
Lab Technician
Registered Dietician
Clinical Pharmacist
Dental Hygienist
ER Nurse
OB Nurse
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STEAM in Healthcare

Discover how science and technology are being used to treat chiropractic patients.

The Basics of Spine Anatomy
Treatment Process of a Chiropractor
Mechanical Operation of a Chiropractic Table

Healthcare

Learn more about Healthcare opportunities in Northumberland, Peterborough, Kawartha Lakes, Haliburton.

Job Outlook
Above Average
58048
Average Annual Income
900
Projected Job Openings

Agriculture and Natural Resources

STEAM on the Job

Check out how these industry professionals are using science, technology, engineering, art & math on a daily basis.

Sand and Gravel Surface Mining
Sand Pit Rehabilitation
Sand Pit Material Screening
Overview of a Sand Pit
The Inner Beehive
The Importance of Beekeeping
Compost Management
Bee Hive Maintenance and Operation
Farm to Table
Sustainable Farming and Event Planning
Beehive Operation
Types or Bees
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Careers in Construction

Learn more about the day to day responsiblities, STEAM, and soft skills that come alive on the job.

Civil Engineer
Construction Project Manager
Roofing Installer
Commercial HVAC Mechanic
Plumber

Construction Math

Watch these short videos to learn more about how these industry professionals use math on the job.

Estimation Grading Plan
Foundation Estimations
How to Estimate Utilities
Septic System Design
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Construction

Discover career opportunities in Northumberland, Peterborough, Kawartha Lakes, Haliburton.

Job Outlook
Above Average
56422
Average Annual Income
700
Projected Job Openings
Who Cares?
Learn about the value of customer service and the impact it can have on a business.
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Transferable Skills

Learn more about how these soft skills will prepare you for career success.

Students in the Skilled Trades

Discover how students are applying their knowledge and skills to compete at Skills Ontario.

Robotics
CNC Machining
Welding
CAM
Mechatronics

Students in the Skilled Trades

Discover how students are applying their knowledge and skills to compete at Skills Ontario.

Home Building

Check out these trending soft skills

SHSM Pathways

Explore high school programs that equip students with real skills for the real world.

Agriculture
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Transportation SHSM
Arts and Culture
Environment
Energy
Construction
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Reasons Why...

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Education

Discover the growing opportunities in Education industry.

Job Outlook
Average
75899
Average Annual Income
200
Projected Job Openings
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