Reflections on 33 years of HIEC Kelly Hoey, Executive Director, HIEC-ApprenticeSearch.com Today, HIEC is celebrating its 33rd anniversary. From our humble beginnings as a volunteer-run organization – a committee of our Halton Chambers of Commerce, in fact. Since then, we have grown to become a leading provider of career exploration programs and services for young … Read more
For decades now, companies across Canada have been opening their doors to grade 9 students on what has become known as Take Our Kids to Work Day. This day is an annual event where children are given the opportunity to job-shadow their parents or another adult relative/family friend for a day. For many students, it … Read more
Tuesday, November 29, 2022 is #GivingTuesday, a day to celebrate and encourage giving in all its forms. Founded in 2012 by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, the day was created to encourage people to give back through charitable donations, volunteerism, and other acts of kindness. As we approach Giving Tuesday, we think about the … Read more
The Parents as Career Coaches Podcast is a series of conversations that will help parents and other adults have optimistic conversations with young people about their future. We’ll be talking to some of the leading voices in career development and education to ask them: how can family members and caregivers support the young people in their lives as they think about and prepare for the future?
By: Kaylah Sebastian, Grade 11 Student As long-time champions of experiential learning, it’s important for us to offer co-op, internship, volunteer and summer job experiences to students at all levels of their education. We learn just as much from our co-op students as they learn from us! We’re excited to start a blog series highlighting … Read more
HIEC’s virtual marketing and communications summer student Ashley Emmens shares her thoughts about online learning, along with ideas for how students can make the best of their virtual education.
HIEC’s virtual marketing and communications summer student Ashley Emmens shares her personal educational journey, and some key takeaways she has learned so far.
HIEC’s first ever Chair of the Board and current Chair of the Board share their memories about HIEC’s past and ideas for HIEC’s future to mark the organization’s 30 anniversary.