You searched for:

Series
:
Career Options for Women
x
34 entries
Refine search
Browser-rss

Search Results:

Number
Remove Star
Title
Format
Year
Location & Availability
Call #
1.

Heavy Equipment Operation [electronic resource]

This program profiles three women who have embarked on successful careers as heavy equipment operators. Chelsea Orvis is a haul truck op who transports excavated oil-rich material; Stephanie Jacques is the first woman in Quebec to be professionally trained as a crane op; and Nathalie Desrosier is a tarmac heavy equipment op who clears snow and ice from landing areas. Additional information from co-workers and supervisors supplements each job profile.
Online
2008; 2006
2.

Music [electronic resource]

Introduce viewers to three women who have found gainful employment in the field of music. This program profiles Sandra Schultz, a sound engineer and technician who records and mixes for music producers; Shelley Park, a guitar builder who produces between 12 and 20 instruments per year; and Alice Bernier, an electronic music composer who works out of her own high-tech studio. Commentary from colleagues and associates rounds out each description.
Online
2007; 2006
3.

Rail Transportation [electronic resource]

Meet three women who have embarked on successful careers in railway transportation. This program profiles Brenda Cox, a yard foreman who loads and organizes rail cars for train assembly; Rebecca Mann, a technical officer who tests the structural and mechanical limits of rail cars; and France Robert, an electronics systems technician who performs safety tests on passenger trains. Remarks from co-workers and supervisors provide additional layers to the descriptions of each job.
Online
2007; 2006
4.

Rubber [electronic resource]

Students would do well to meet three women who have found success in the rubber industry. This program profiles Catherine Dupont, an extruder operation manager in charge of an automotive rubber production line; Michelle Hennessey, a tire builder who also functions as a rotating safety monitor; and Nathalie Leger, a production specialist involved in several phases of the rubber manufacturing process. Interviews with co-workers and supervisors help to create in-depth job descriptions.
Online
2008; 2006
5.

Textiles [electronic resource]

This program profiles three women who have fashioned successful careers in the textile industry: Nathalie Jacques, a planning manager for an upholstery and fabric manufacturer; Myriam Phaneuf, a research and development technician who creates new textile designs thread by thread; and Tarah Jakubiak, Vice President of Sales for an international fabric producer. Additional information from co-workers and supervisors supplements each job profile.
Online
2007; 2006
6.

Steel [electronic resource]

In this program, three women with rewarding careers in the steel industry describe their work. Stephanie Sebastian is a production worker at a fast-paced galvanizing mill; Jennifer Zahra is a quality control inspector involved with steel tubing for automotive uses; and Christine Guerin is a research technician focusing on the chemical components of super-strong steel. Conversations with co-workers and supervisors add to the descriptions of each job.
Online
2007; 2006
7.

Automotive [electronic resource]

Meet three women who have embarked on high-powered careers in the automotive industry. This program profiles Linda Simon, a former hairdresser turned truck driver who works in some very tough road conditions; Brenda McWilliams, an auto body technician in a state-of-the-art repair facility; and Danuta Wozniak, who excels as an auto mechanic in a woman-owned shop. Remarks from co-workers and supervisors provide additional layers to the descriptions of each job.
Online
2008; 2006
8.

Aviation [electronic resource]

Students will gain inspiration from three courageous women who have entered the aviation field. This program profiles Capt. Tanya Sprathoff, pilot and crew commander of an Aurora CP-140; Isabelle Marsan, an aircraft mechanic who maintains and repairs internal systems on airliners; and Dawn Patterson, an aircraft structures mechanic responsible for aircraft inspection and repair. Interviews with co-workers and supervisors help to create well-rounded descriptions of each job.
Online
2008; 2006
9.

Construction [electronic resource]

In this program, three women with rewarding careers in the construction trades describe their work. Menyui Leung is a welder with experience in manufacturing and shipbuilding; Suzy Zaric is a restoration carpenter specializing in damage repair; Luce Gregoire is an electrician who works on lighting and heating equipment. Conversations with co-workers and supervisors add to the descriptions of each job.
Online
2008; 2006
10.

Culinary [electronic resource]

This program features profiles of three women who have stirred up successful careers in the culinary industry: Josee Bagdadi, a gourmet butcher who considers her trade an essential part of fine cooking; Heather Irvine, a commercial baker specializing in artisan breads; and Lisa Gardin, an apprentice chef who plans to open her own restaurant one day. Additional information from co-workers and supervisors supplements each job profile.
Online
2008; 2006
11.

Engineering [electronic resource]

Introduce viewers to three women who have found gainful employment in the engineering field. This program profiles Elizabeth Nethery, a product support engineer who tests and customizes prosthetics; Elisabeth Paul, a computer software engineer in the aerospace industry; and Daisy Lung, an environmental engineer who conducts site assessments for real estate clients. Commentary from co-workers and supervisors rounds out the descriptions of each job.
Online
2008; 2006
12.

Entertainment [electronic resource]

Meet three women who have embarked on successful careers in media and entertainment. This program profiles Stephanie Gignac, an animation storyboard artist for award-winning children's films; Andrea Dixon, a film colorist with extensive television experience; and Marie-France Coallier, a photojournalist whose work often makes the front page. Remarks from co-workers and supervisors provide additional layers to the descriptions of each job.
Online
2008; 2006
13.

Information Technology [electronic resource]

Students can learn a lot from women who have found success in the IT field. This program profiles Coraleigh Hine, a computer service support technician specializing in sales and installation; Shawna White, a desktop support analyst who troubleshoots and repairs client problems; and Nancy Nadeau, a software developer producing high-end tools for digital image creation. Interviews with co-workers and supervisors help to create well-rounded descriptions of each job.
Online
2008; 2006
14.

Manufacturing [electronic resource]

In this program, three women with rewarding careers in manufacturing describe their work. Marnie Zimmerman is an instrumentation technician who repairs circuit boards for air conditioning systems; Kristina Bouchard is a machine operator for an aerospace company; and Darlene Fitzgerald is a horticulturalist who manages a large production staff. Conversations with co-workers and supervisors add to the descriptions of each job.
Online
2007; 2006
15.

Medical/Health [electronic resource]

This program features profiles of three women who have developed successful careers in medicine and health care: Karine Fortin, a pharmaceutical plant manager overseeing production and factory expansion; Sandra Swanson, a biomedical technologist who maintains and repairs hospital equipment; and Ann Perreault, a prosthetics technician in charge of evaluating and measuring patients. Additional information from co-workers and supervisors supplements each job profile.
Online
2008; 2006
16.

Protective Services [electronic resource]

Introduce viewers to three women who have found gainful employment in the field of protective services. This program profiles Capt. Jamie Speiser, a Griffon helicopter pilot who has flown missions in Bosnia and Haiti; Sylvie Nault, a Royal Canadian Mounted Police constable; and Shauna Vollmer, a fire protection designer working for a large fire prevention contractor. Commentary from co-workers and supervisors rounds out the descriptions of each job.
Online
2007; 2006
17.

Rescue [electronic resource]

Meet three trailblazing women who have embarked on successful careers as EMT and rescue personnel. This program profiles Danielle Gagnon, a paramedic in Montreal's emergency medical service; Julie De Grandpre, a rescue diver in the Canadian Coast Guard; and Pamela Kryskow, a firefighter with experience in a wide variety of emergencies. Remarks from co-workers and supervisors provide additional layers to the descriptions of each job.
Online
2008; 2006
18.

Utilities [electronic resource]

There's a lot to learn from women who have succeeded in the utilities industry. This program profiles Melanie Young, a network operations technician in the telecommunications field; Laura Warkentin, a natural gas systems planner who coordinates the installation of gas main services; and Nicole Brochu, a linesperson accustomed to working at extreme heights. Interviews with co-workers and supervisors help to create well-rounded descriptions of each job.
Online
2008; 2006
19.

E-Commerce [electronic resource]

This program features profiles of three women who have forged successful careers in e-commerce: Kerry Sizer, a programmer who has helped shape her company's online business model; Sheila Zoghaib, a webmaster who administers multimedia learning websites; and Barbara-Judith Caron, a web consultant tasked with staying on top of current trends and tastes in website design. Additional information from co-workers and supervisors supplements each job profile.
Online
2008; 2006
20.

Entrepreneurship [electronic resource]

Introduce viewers to three women who have found success and satisfaction by helming their own businesses: Lisa Nadeau, a maple syrup producer whose company started as a side business to her dairy farm; Christine Zacharko, an optician who runs Glasses to Go, a mobile optical dispensary; and Jessica Dawe, a pest control producer who breeds and sells crop-friendly insects. Commentary from associates rounds out the descriptions of each woman's accomplishments.
Online
2008; 2006