Experiential Opportunities


This placement course provides students in the Faculty of Science an opportunity to explore career options and integrate academics in the laboratory or clinic of a faculty member at McMaster University. The student will complete an academic component in addition to the placement.

Normally students will complete 60 hours of placement work through the duration of the experience.

Occasional lecture/tutorial; one term

Prerequisite(s): Registration in Level II of any program in the Faculty of Science with a minimum C.A. of 9.0, permission of the academic supervisor and the Director of the School of Interdisciplinary Science (or delegate). Priority will be given to students registered in a Life Sciences program.

Not open to students with credit or registration in BIOLOGY 3EP3, LIFESCI 3EP3, 3EX6, 3RP3, 4EP6, SCIENCE 3EP3, 3EX6, 3RP3

Students are responsible to arrange suitable placement and supervision, and are required to submit an application to the School of Interdisciplinary Science office in GSB-105, 30 days prior to the start of term.

To Apply:

pdf2AP3_Application_2014.pdf pdfLIFE SCI 2AP3 Sample Application

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