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St. James-Assiniboia School Division
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Career Development

​​​ ​Career Development is an important part of a student's journey through the K-12 education system. Here at SJASD, we offer comprehensive Career Development education, support and resources to students in Grades 9 through 12.


Career Development and Placement Teachers:
Janet Frolek, 204-885-1334 ext. 2310
Stephen Dudar, 204-885-1334 ext. 2318​

Career Exploration

Take Our Kids to Work Day

Each year, students in Grade 9 experience a "day in the life" of various diverse professions. It's an opportunity to explore future career opportunities. Take Our Kids to Work 2023 took place on November 1, 2023. Thanks to all that took part.

For more information on this important day, check out the following:


Tutorial: Career Interest Surveys

Did you know that you can use Canada's Job Bank Website to learn about yourself using their career interest surveys? View the tutorial below to learn more.


​Women Apprentices & Women in the Trades​ Video Series

The Office to Advance Women Apprentices has an interactive tradeswomen video series and virtual learning sessions for women interested in the skilled trades. Check out the video below or view the video series.


Manitoba Career Prospects Website

The Manitoba Career Prospects website provides comprehensive information about industry trends and details in the province, along with employer profiles and videos. There are resources for parents, students, educators and employers.​

Parents Career Guide
The Focus on the Future: Career Planning Begins at Home guide helps parents navigate the steps of how to coach their child in career selection. It also contains a  number of links to interesting websites for students to check out paired with Labour Market information. Students who are interested in volunteering can contact their high school guidance counsellor or a school administrator.  

STEM: Let's Talk Science Website 
The Let's Talk Science Website has a TON OF RESOURCES  that students can access from home on their own to investigate, including information on STEM for different grade levels,  and also career videos related to STEM careers.

There is also a really good part of the Let's Talk Science website that explains how to stay safe online including a short video about Digital Citizenship and behaviour online. ​(Online Digital Citizenship video to post:

Post-Secondary Institutions

There are a variety of post-secondary institutions and programs in Manitoba that offer a wide-range of learning opportunities for students. Visit the Province's website for a  comprehensive list of public and private institutions and apprenticeship information, or check out the detailed career resource information below.

Red River College Polytech​
​​University of Winnipeg

​Indigenous Student Resources

Did you know, First Nations, Metis and Inuit students can gain access to an Elder-in-residence, traditional medicines, and teachings at these intuitions:

Financial Aid and Services

Manitoba Student Aid information:

​Tuition Waivers and Supports for Youth in Care (Past and Present)

  • Futures Forward is a program that provides services to youth who are in or have aged out of the Chilc and Family Services system in Manitoba. Services include mentoring, education, workshops, skill development, and referrals. Appointments are available in-person or virtually.​



Contact Us

2574 Portage Avenue, Winnipeg, MB, R3J 0H8 204-888-7951 204-831-0859
8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Jan. 2–5, 2024/Winter Break Office Hours: 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.