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Queen's University

Human Resources

Take Our Kids to Work Day
Wednesday November 7, 2012

Take Our Kids to Work Day is a national program for Grade 9 students organized by “The Learning Partnership” which many schools and employers across the country participate in. This program highlights the importance of education, skills development, and training while giving the Grade 9 students the opportunity to experience the world of work and the variety of career opportunities available to them.

Grade 9 students who participate in Take Our Kids to Work Day at Queen’s University will job shadow their parent/legal guardian or sponsor for all or a portion of the day.

An on-line registration form must be completed for all Grade 9 students participating in Take Our Kids to Work Day at Queen’s University. Please click below to proceed with the registration form. Permission from your Department Head is required if you wish to participate in the job shadowing portion of Take Our Kids to Work Day.

There are areas at the University that are off-limits to Grade 9 students for safety reasons, including:

  • Shops or areas with mechanical, electrical, or other physical hazards
  • High risk laboratories
  • Kitchens or food preparation areas
  • Shipping and receiving loading areas
  • Any other site identified by your supervisor or the Director, Environmental Health & Safety.

In addition, Grade 9 students are prohibited from using or handling hazardous materials and from operating motorized vehicles and power tools. If you have any questions or concerns regarding health and safety issues, please contact the Department of Environmental Health & Safety at extension 32999.

To apply, log into the Take Our Kids to Work Day application.

For questions about Take Our Kids to Work Day, please contact Nicole Fowler - or 613-533-6000 extension 77791.

Queen's Human Resources
Fleming Hall, Stewart-Pollock Wing
Kingston, Ontario, Canada. K7L 3N6.
T: 613.533.2070 | F: 613.533.6196