TORONTO, Nov. 3 /CNW/ - More than 300 grade nine students are waking up early to spend a day at the office on this year's Take Our Kids To Work Day at Scotiabank. Students will learn about non-traditional careers at the Bank, visit the trading floor, job shadow their parents and much more.
WHO: 300 Grade nine students
WHAT: Take Our Kids To Work Day
WHERE: 44 King Street West, 4th floor Cafeteria
Scotia Plaza, Toronto
WHEN: Wednesday, November 4, 2009
8:00 a.m. Breakfast and job presentation, Marketing &
9:00 a.m. Student tour of Scotiabank
WHY: Scotiabank Group has been a leading sponsor of Take Our Kids to
Work Day since its inception. More than 1,200 students across
Canada will spend the day with their parents at Scotiabank as
tellers, traders, administrators, managers and executives,
working in various roles at the Bank and its subsidiaries.
In its 15th year, Take Our Kids To Work Day is a national
program organized by the Learning Partnership - a non-profit,
national organization which brings together business,
education, government, labour, policy makers and the community
to develop partnerships that strengthen public education in
Canada. Every year, on the first Wednesday of November,
approximately 250,000 grade nine students from across Canada
take part in a one day-long job shadow experience at
approximately 75,000 businesses and organizations.
SOURCE Scotiabank - Sponsorships & Donations
For further information: For further information: Livy Feldgajer, Scotiabank Public Affairs, (416) 866-6203 or firstname.lastname@example.org, on-site at (416) 888-4695