High School Work ExperienceYou may be thinking about what you want to do when you finish high school and start down a path to your career, but you may not have thought about where you could actually work. The modern minerals industry is broad-based, multi-disciplinary and requires individuals with vastly different talents and skills. There are mining operations, there are main offices, and there are a numerous related suppliers and service providers.
MineralsEd works with high school career facilitators to find placements within the BC minerals industry for students who are enrolled in Work Experience or career-focussed co-op programs. If you would like to venture into the minerals sector for your work experience, ask your teacher to contact MineralsEd Director, or 604-682-5477.
Here is an abbreviated list of people who work in exploration and mining, including a career you are thinking about: