IDEAS 2012 is a competition open to all NSCC students that encourages entrepreneurial-thinking, innovation and creativity. The challenge – develop an idea that excites you and has the potential of having business or community impact – think new products, services, business ventures or community services. Build a case to sell it and you could win fantastic cash prizes and other incentives.
CollegePrep actively links high school and College programs to ensure student success and successful entry into the labour market. CollegePrep is a partnership with Regional, District, and First Nations' School Boards outlined by Memoranda of Understanding.
If you have been wondering where your career is headed, you're not alone. Every day people are constantly making changes in their work lives - changes like finding new work, going back to school, or switching careers.
For students who are thinking about attending NSCC but are not sure where to start, our Career and Transition Services can help plan a future. A Career Counsellor can take students through a career exploration process that helps identify the college programs that are best suited to a student's interests, abilities and career aspirations. CATS also offers workshops to parents, school associations, and others on how to coach young people in making career choices.
At NSCC you will have the opportunity to apply the knowledge and skills you are learning in a variety of ways. You can expect to practice your skills at the Campus through projects, simulations and teamwork. During your program, you will explore career options through real workplace experiences external to NSCC
Learners enrolled in a one-year certificate program will typically complete an applied learning work placement in the third semester unless the program has approved alternate learning opportunities. Two-year diploma programs will have applied learning work placement experiences throughout the program and are a graduation requirement as determined for each program of study.
Thank you for partnering with NSCC. Creating pathways to employment is an important part of what we do. Your commitment to provide an applied learning placement will give learners an opportunity to connect knowledge and skills to an authentic work experience. This Applied Learning Partner’s Guide will assist you in your role as mentor, clarifying responsibilities during this vital component of the education process.
Service Learning is structured experiential learning that integrates active, meaningful community service with instruction and reflection to promote a sense of civic responsibility and strengthen communities. Service Learning promotes a sense of community and civic engagement that enriches the learning process and enhances personal and professional growth.