Ottawa Kickstart Your Career Program!

About Placement Students

ST. LAWRENCE COLLEGE PRESENTS: The Kickstart Your Career Program provides youth (between the ages of 15 and 30 inclusive) with full-time career-related work experience by providing incentive funding to employers and organizations who hire and help youth transition into the labor force and gain valuable employment skills. Participants will benefit from up to 26 weeks of […]


Employers Wanted! Ottawa Kickstart Your Career Program

ST. LAWRENCE COLLEGE PRESENTS: The Ottawa Kickstart your Career Program is designed to assist youth obtain career-related work experience by providing a financial incentive to employers and organizations who hire and help youth transition into the labour force and gain the necessary skills. The program participant will be 30 years of age or younger, not receiving […]


Psychological Safety & Leadership

January Performance Tip

Psychological Safety is “a shared belief that the team is safe for interpersonal risk taking.” As a leader, it is important to have a cohesive and productive team. Many leaders overlook the importance of psychological safety within their organization. This can be problematic as psychological safety outlines what it truly means to be a team member. Psychological safety of a […]


Facilitator of the Month: Roy van der Mull

Category: Featured, News

Entrepreneurship Roy van der Mull is founder of VDMA Training and Consulting Inc., a learning organization that assists you and your company to be more productive, efficient and profitable in your work and private life. As an adult educator and business coach, he has 30 years’ experience in facilitation and training, financial management, business ownership […]


QNet News Report: Workshop taught how to spot a mental health crisis

Category: Community, News

By Rachel Stark BELLEVILLE – More health professionals now know the signs of a person experiencing a mental health crisis after attending St. Lawrence College’s Mental Health First-Aid Certification training. Kelli Pierman, a support manager for Bayshore Home Health, said she attended the event so she would best know how to help other employees. “We have […]


Workforce Development Initiative

December Performance Tip

December’s Leadership Tip: Be aware of the current workforce landscape. We are enhancing our Career & Placement Centre so that it is aligned with the needs of over 4500 regional employers. We at St. Lawrence College are developing career ready graduates, and in so doing are an engine for regional economic development. Through our Corporate […]


Featured Instructor/Facilitator: Lori Veltkamp

Program: Mental Health First Aid and ASIST training A dean’s list graduate as a Social Services Worker, Lori furthered her career with certifications as an instructor/facilitator in Mental Health First Aid, Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training Master, Self-Abuse Finally Ends, Suicide Bereavement and NAMI Family to Family Education. Since March of 1999 Lori has been […]


Earn While You Learn – Aboriginal Pathways to Employment Tyendinaga: Coming Soon!

Category: News

ST. LAWRENCE COLLEGE IN PARTNERSHIP WITH KAGITA MIKAM Presents the Aboriginal Pathways to Employment Tyendinaga Program to help pre-pare you for employment. This 15-week program will provide you with the skills employers are looking for. The first three weeks will provide employability skills training, resume preparation, and certification in WHMIS, First Aid/CPR/AED and Safety Training, […]


Shabot Obaadjiwan Pre-Construction Program

St. Lawrence College is presenting an eight week pre-construction training program that will provide you with the skills employers are looking for. You will graduate with well-rounded knowledge, practical skills and pertinent certifications including WHMIS, 1st Aid/CPR, Traffic Control, Working at Heights, and Tag Out Lock Out. Upon successful completion of the 8 week Pre-Construction […]


Managers Can Foster Productivity Through Considered Engagement

The workplace is less happy than ever. New evidence from Gallup suggests that employee engagement is at an historic low. How should we respond to this challenge? We know managers are a crucial element regarding employee wellness and employee engagement – in fact managers account for at least 70% of the variance in employee engagement- […]