Career information can be found at many locations for students in the school system of Newfoundland and Labrador. Within the schools there are Guidance Counselors and Career Development Teachers that have up-to-date information on the labour market and job futures. Every school has access to Career Cruising, an online career centre, which students can access from school and home. The Department of Advanced Education and Skills has Career Work Centres strategically placed province wide for access by students and parents.
Career Information is also available from the Guidance room on CDLI
As well, if students are looking for some work or maybe some help with school they should check out www.cdli.ca/tutoring
Whatever students choose to do after leaving high school, there are many post secondary educational opportunities in Newfoundland and Labrador.
Memorial University of Newfoundland (MUN)
The application deadline for Memorial University for general admission is March 1st. Some programs require students to apply for general and faculty admission even earlier or may have more detailed requirements. You should check with your guidance counselor or with the University for more details on the requirements for specific programs.
The Marine Institute is a part of Memorial University and it has many diploma and degree programs with their own admission requirements. Entrance requirements are found at this site.
College of the North Atlantic (CNA)
This public college system offers many courses which are grouped into 8 program areas. The entrance requirements vary within each program.
Private Training Institutions
There are many private training /educational institutions in the province and the various courses have different entrance requirements. You will need to check the requirements for each individual institution.
Good marks can translate into scholarships for your post-secondary education. There are many scholarships offered in Newfoundland and Labrador as well as across Canada. Many scholarships are available to students of particular schools or students enrolling in particular programs. You should check with your guidance counselor for information on other scholarships which may be available to you.
More information can be found here.