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Find Your Fit comes to Dr. Kearney Middle School

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FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. – Students were given the opportunity to explore career paths at the ‘Find Your Fit’ event at Dr. Kearney Middle School on Friday.

The event offered a wide range of hands-on displays featuring many career possibilities.

Hosted by WorkBC, the event aims to get students enthused about the workforce.

Christina Cressman, a tour presenter with WorkBC Find Your Fit says the program goes to different schools all around British Columbia, two schools a week, travelling to 40 cities.

Cressman said, “We come into the schools and set up for the whole school day and then stay open for the community session from 3 to 7 p.m. and we have about 12 different stations here. The stations show them an idea of different careers”.

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Some of the stations included a 3-d printer, carpenter’s table, computer programing and even a flight simulator.

Students were also given the opportunity to use an Ipad station to access software that displays an up-to-date list of careers currently available in B.C.

“The main goal of this event is to get students thinking about post-secondary and what they want to do with their lives once they’re done school,” said Cressman.

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The program started in October and finishes up in March.

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For more information on Find Your Fit, you can visit https://www.workbc.ca/Jobs-Careers/Find-Your-Fit-Tour.aspx

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