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What Happens After School Closures: Career Ideas for Students

  Edge Factor   |     April 07, 2020 |   2 minute read
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We have all seen the memes and posts about people in their pajamas, binge watching shows on Netflix, and going a little stir crazy while self-isolating during school closures caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. While decompressing and enjoying some down time is important, this is a remarkable time in history that we will never forget - and choosing how we spend this time, matters. It matters to society, to our families, and to our personal growth.


Edge Factor is empowering students and families with Covid-19 resources that include cinematic stories and tools to discover career pathways and training programs, learn transferable life skills and much more.You can choose to engage with meaningful content that uses the power of storytelling to help inspire you with some career ideas and equip you with the knowledge you need to launch a rewarding career. 


Consider for instance the heroes in the healthcare industry who are putting their own lives at risk every day to care for the sick, or the manufacturers who are re-tooling to build medical parts. There are essential workers in construction, IT, and countless other industries who are stepping up and making a difference. When you think about your future, how will you impact the lives of others?


There are so many career ideas and opinions floating around, it can be hard to know where to start. 


Watch Free Edge Factor Content for Great Career Ideas

Check out these tools to begin your career exploration journey today, FOR FREE:

  • In the Edge Factor film Masters of Resonance, we explore the hidden world behind some of rock ‘n’ roll’s greatest legends, and witness the passion of drum making firsthand. 

  • In Metal and Flesh, witness the story of an X Games and Olympic Gold Medalist, Monster Mike Schultz, who experiences one of the worst injuries imaginable, but turns tragedy into inspiration.

  • In Happy Accident, slide into the world of skateboard manufacturing and join the hunt for the perfect board design.

These Edge Factor videos will keep you excited and informed: think of these resources for students and job seekers as a little bit like watching Netflix, but figuring out your life at the same time.

So, there’s no need to change out of your pyjamas or leave the couch. Pop some corn and check out what the world of work has in store for you.

It’s amazing what opportunities are out there.

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