Science Career & Cooperative Education (SCCE) provides support to students in the areas of co-op, careers and experiential education. We strive to engage all science students in a comprehensive journey to identify their career goals and develop strong external partnerships with the greater scientific community.

SCCE offers free services to support your recruitment and promotional strategies including job posting on our online recruitment system, facilitating on-campus interviewing and hosting career and promotional events. We look forward to building a strong and mutually beneficial partnership with you.

We value our employer partnership and welcome your inquires.  Please connect with us at 905.525.9140 x23657 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to learn more about our programs and services.

Career Education

Opportunities for employers to make career connections with science students can include:

  • Recruiting students for part time or summer employment
  • Hiring a new graduate
  • Participating in a career fair
  • Hosting a company information session
  • Participating in a career event

Experiential Education

Hosting an experiential education student can provide short term assistance with projects while mentoring a talented science student.

  • Paid science internships
  • Short term (non-paid) applied placements for academic credit

Cooperative Education

Science co-op students bring new perspectives and experiences to your organization and are ready to apply their academic training in a practical, real-world setting. Hosting a co-op student helps with short time staffing needs and serves as a great screening process for future candidates

Students meet the high academic and work readiness requirements needed to be successful in one of the following co-op programs for either 4 or 8 month work terms.

Biology & Pharmacology
Molecular Biology & Genetics
Chemical Biology
Medical Physics
Actuarial & Financial Mathematics
Mathematics & Statistics
Life Sciences
Environmental Sciences
Earth & Environmental Sciences
Geography & Environmental Sciences

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Science Career & Cooperative Education - McMaster University | 1280 Main Street W, BSB 127 | Hamilton, Ontario L8S 4K1



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