Blog contribution from Christian Saint Cyr, http://twitter.com/BCLMR
The number of science-related careers in British Columbia will increase dramatically over the next decade, according to new labour market report on science-related occupations.
The report, Science Related Occupations, forecasts a 26% increase in science related occupations in the province by 2019. The report also concludes that British Columbians studying natural and applied science will have the best future career prospects in B.C.
The report findings include:
This report has been published in conjunction with a Provincial initiative called ‘The Year of Science’. Running from September 2010 to June 2011, it is intended to provide a unique opportunity for students to discover, “the fun and excitement of science,” as well as prepare for future science-related occupations. Visit the website to learn more about science in B.C. and to find out how to get involved in programs and events in your community. Also check out BC Work Futures site for a sample of Year of Science careers.