One stop shop for job seekers

The Rotary Career Symposium has transformed the second floor of the Winnipeg RBC Convention Centre into a one stop shopping experience for job/career seekers.

Students and parents can meet with education and industry representatives until 3 p.m. Mar. 16.

There are many Rotary volunteers on site to help direct traffic, answer questions and welcome visitors of all ages.  Admission is $3 at the door.

One of the most helpful tools is:, a resource that links careers with education and training links.

Besides job postings, there are handouts on resume and interview techniques.

There is something for everyone to explore at this symposium:

Climate change has spurred interest in careers in Natural Resources.

Manitoba School Counsellors Association (sponsors of the Career Symposium) Past Presidents, Ruth Hartnell (left) and Heather Emberley took a walk down memory lane and reminisced about what a great career school counselling was for them. /JANE MARKESTYEN

All photos by Heather Emberley except where indicated.

Heather Emberley / Gracie Sweetstory


Heather Emberley is a repurposed school counsellor specializing in the psycho-social infrastructure of experience, an EAL teacher, freelance writer and sidekick of Gracie Sweetstory. They are stewards of a Little Free Library and their favourite word is postantineoconceptualizationalisticism.

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