Shape Your Future

SHAPE YOUR FUTURE  

​Your commitment to achieving ​the Award gives you a variety of soft skills that almost every business and post-secondary institution looks for:

  • perseverance
  • planning
  • responsibility
  • problem-solving
  • communication skills

Each section of your Award nurtures a different combination of soft skills.​

Listen to what our Alumni have to say about their experiences.


LEVERAGING YOUR AWARD EXPERIENCES 

Your commitment to achieving your Award has given you a variety of soft skills that almost every business and post-secondary institution are looking for- perseverance, planning, responsibility, problem-solving and communication skills. Here’s where you will find tools to help leverage your Award, and give you the confidence to talk about your experiences in a context that shows you are ready to take on the next challenge. ​Follow the links below to find resources on how you leverage your Award in shaping your future.

Be sure to join our Global Award Alumni Network to stay in touch with the Award!

Global Award Alumni Network Sign-up

RESOURCES: 

Your Skills

How your skills gained through your Award can help your job or university/college application.

RESUMES & APPLICATIONS

Find out how to highlight your Award on your Resume or cover letter.

Interviews

Tips and advice on talking about your Award at interviews.

Open for Gold is an initiative developed with support from the RBC Future Launch program. Support from RBC enables 
the Award to invest in more resources to help young Canadians complete their Awards.  

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