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Participating in campus career events is key to your job search, professional school application, career research and much much more. There are events all year long hosted by Science Career & Cooperative Education as well as by the Student Success Center that will benefit students in the Faculty of Science.
Check out the list of great events that will allow you to interact with employers, hiring managers, fellow McMaster graduates, admissions personnel and more.
FALL CAREER FAIR 2012
Why Should Science Students Attend the Fall Career Fair?
How to Have a Successful Career Fair Day
The world is at your fingertips!! Gain insight into some of the possible careers that await you. Take advantage of the opportunity to hear from and talk to McMaster graduates from your specific discipline working in a variety of industries and professions.
Check the upcoming dates below. Sign up on OSCARplus under Science Events
To see Podcasts for SCCE Career Nights, click here.
Upcoming Career Nights 2012 - 2013
A forum held on campus where companies promote their business, establish connections with interested students, pre-screen potential interviewees, and dispense information about employment opportunities and company operations. Check out OSCARplus to sign up for these great sessions.
Never heard of the company? Why not find out what they do and the types of positions they hire for by searching their company website.
What’s in it for science students?
What can I do to prepare for a company information session?
If the company is not on campus looking for science students, why should you attend?
CONTINUING EDUCATION FAIR
Are you thinking about pursuing graduate or further academic studies? Receive first hand information from program representatives at the annual Continuing Education Fair!
With the opportunity to meet with representatives from Teacher's Colleges, Graduate Study programs, Community Colleges and more, student have the chance to explore options for post-grad studies and discuss admission requirements and procedures.
Log on to OSCARplus to find out more information about the specific institutions that will attending this fantastic 2 day event!
Consider co-op for level 3. Gain practical, relevant work experience, travel, explore career choices and make money. Learn more about what co-op has to offer by attending one of the Information sessions listed below. Go to OSCARplus to register.
JOB SHADOW WEEK
Job Shadow Week provides students with valuable exposure to work environments, a better understanding of the demands of the working world, and information on the different career opportunities out there. By participating in job shadow week, students can identify career options that are a good fit for their future through observation and interviewing their Job Shadow Professional. Job Shadow professionals volunteer their time to meet with you for either a half day or a full day. This service is run by the Student Success Centre and more information can be found on their website.
MEDICAL SCHOOL INFORMATION SESSION
Dates to be Announced Soon
Information coming soon about this great event!
TEACHER'S COLLEGE INFORMATION SESSION
Thinking about a career in teaching? In October, we welcome representatives from teacher education programs across Ontario and abroad to meet with McMaster students and discuss admissions requirements, accepted teachable areas, overseas certification and application deadlines.
A schedule of attending representatives, dates and locations will be available in early Fall. Check OSCARplus or the Student Success online calendar for details.
Thinking about a career in HealthCare? Come out to hear presentations by professionals from across the health care spectrum to learn mor ebaout your career options! Go to OSCARplus oand sign up through the Event Calenders! For more info visit the Science Career & Cooperative Education office in BSB 127
The Community Engagement and Volunteer Fair is offered annually by the Faculty of Social Sciences, Experiential Education in partnership with Volunteer Hamilton and the Student Success Centre. At the fair, community agencies showcase their organizations and highlight opportunities for students who are interested in gaining volunteer experience.
The Fair is hosted in October in the McMaster University Student Centre. Attend this event and be exposed to the numerous opportunities and volunteer agencies within the City of Hamilton and surrounding areas.
Job Finding Boot Camp
McMaster’s Job Finding Boot Camp is for graduating students and new alumni who are ready to commit to a full time job search. Facilitated in a group setting and with the support of fellow job seekers and the assistance of our Career and Employment Staff you will engage in a 4 day intensive program designed to teach you the most effective means of finding work in the field in which you want to be employed.
The Boot Camp is open to 15 participants. In order to be eligable for the Boot Camp you must have an employment goal and be:
Science Career & Cooperative Education works in partnership with the Student Success Centre. They run many additional workshops and events that may be of benefit to you such as: