"I like that the industry is changing everyday. I learn new things and, when I come into work, anything could happen that day."


The wireless communications market is projected to grow 17% over the next three years.


Telecommunication specialist Josselin Grebinsky dialed into her career straight out of high school. She took a two year telecommunications engineering program and finished in the top five of her class. With that kind of track record, she landed a great job with Grant MacEwan College, installing and maintaining the telecommunications systems.


Did you know? As of 1999, Canada has 18.5 million telephone lines in use.


Josselin makes $32,000 a year as a telecommunications specialist. She thinks other women would like her job because it's a very challenging and creative position. In the future, Josselin would like to stay more on the creative side of the industry and get into designing telecommunications systems.


back to telecommunications
home | showtimes | profiles | sponsors
producers | what's new | feedback | site map



SYNOPSIS:

Josselin needs to do a lot of hands on work to ensure the college communications systems are always online. But her job doesnít stop there. She spends a lot of time in her office making sure everything runs smoothly. Itís all part of her calling.

When Josselin chose telecommunications, she got a line on a great career. There are a lot of opportunities out there for you too. Itís technology driven, so itís always changing and creating new areas for growth.


PERSONAL DATA:

Education: 2 year Telecommunications Engineering program, NAIT

Hobbies: Snowboarding, 4x4ing, jogging