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10 Questions with Dr Chris Wood

Dr Chris Wood is an Associate Professor and Department Chair in the Counselor Education, School Psychology and Human Services Department at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. He has been a faculty member at Old Dominion University, Seattle University, Ohio State University and the University of Arizona. Dr Wood has previous experience as a high…

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Finding the pieces, focusing on the patterns and finishing the puzzle

When using multiple assessment tools and strategies, these tips can help weave different elements into a meaningful whole Deirdre A. Pickerell When working with clients, career development practitioners (CDPs) are almost always engaged in some form of assessment. From the moment clients first seek services, and as their plans/goals evolve, CDPs assess and re-assess clients’…

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The Right Honourable David Johnston runs with children during an official visit to Repulse Bay, Nunavut, on Aug. 18, 2011. (Courtesy of the Rideau Hall Foundation)Careering

10 Questions for the Rt. Hon. David Johnston

The Right Honourable David Johnston was Canada’s 28th Governor General. During his mandate, he established the Rideau Hall Foundation (RHF), a registered charity that supports and amplifies the Office of the Governor General in its work to connect, honour and inspire Canadians. Today, he is actively involved as Chair of the RHF Board of Directors,…

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Client Side: How I found my career fit in science

Scientist Leola Chow takes us on a journey through her career, from showcasing her work at elementary school science fairs to a career pivot into industrial research In this Careering feature, jobseekers reflect on success and struggles in their career development. I love science because my career allows me to learn something new and exciting every…

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Editor’s note

By Lindsay Purchase, CERIC Content & Communications Editor I have mixed feelings about engaging children in STEM. On one hand, it’s a vital exercise that builds confidence and facilitates career exploration. On the other, as someone who spent three summers working at an engineering and science camp, I hope to never again spend an afternoon…

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Why diversity is crucial to success in STEM

STEM needs diversity of all kinds to survive and thrive By Christin Wiedemann Diversity has become a buzz word; there are diversity councils, diversity festivals and job titles that have the word diversity in them. Everyone is talking about diversity, but does it really matter – or is it just hype? Does diversity matter when…

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