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Explore creative career opportunities in LaSalle College’s workshops and learn how to create project-based portfolio work at the school’s studios with industry-related technology and equipment.
Collaborative hands-on workshops in:
Save your spot now! Deadline for applications is March 15, 2019.
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LaSalle College Vancouver’s Structured Work Experience and Training (S.W.E.A.T.) Program provides students with the opportunity to earn valuable work experience in a simulated creative work environment. B.C. high school students must complete 30 hours of work experience as part of their graduation requirements; however, many students are interested in a creative career in an area that is difficult to secure work hours. While some students are able to secure relevant placements, often their experience is not indicative of the challenges employees encounter in the field. S.W.E.A.T. provides a valuable option for students to fulfill part of their work-study requirements while gaining valuable industry experience and understanding.
Students choose their area of interest from a wide array of industry areas: design, media arts, event management, fashion and culinary and are required to participate and are guided by faculty members, many who are industry professionals on a project from concept to final product. Students use industry-related technology in a facility that bridges the gap between education and industry. Faculty members guide them through the collaborative process, mirroring the work environment that an employee might find in the industry. In addition, faculty members discuss with students the realities of working in their areas of interest.