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Spend a day networking in Toronto at the MaRS Discovery District!

Interested in leading change? Students will have the opportunity to network with innovative & entrepreneurial recruiting organizations on November 15.

Nov 09, 2018

Graduation – Student Checklist

To ensure a smooth and enjoyable convocation ceremony for you and your guests, please make certain you complete the following tasks by the appropriate deadlines. If you intend to graduate but will not be attending your ceremony, there are still tasks that must be completed to finalize your graduation.

Oct 29, 2018

Placement Course for Soc Sci Undergrads

Students use volunteering, leadership roles or other experiences towards academic credit by connecting their experience with academic and career interests.

Oct 23, 2018

Apply for the McCall MacBain International Fellowship

Valued at up to $23,500 per fellowship for up to 10 McMaster students, the McCall MacBain International Fellowship will offer you the chance to learn a new language, study, and gain work experience in a country of your interest.

Oct 22, 2018

McMaster's Faculty of Social Sciences is turning 50

Join us for a day of discovery as we celebrate 50 years of Social Sciences at McMaster! Saturday, October 20, 11 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Oct 09, 2018

Social Sciences alumni are coming back to Mac

These short, casual sessions are an easy first step to networking, with alumni who are excited to be back on campus sharing their perspective with undergrads about careers including communications, business, social work and more.

Oct 02, 2018

Gain experience and build your resume through volunteering

Don't miss the McMaster Community Engagement and Volunteer Fair on Thursday, October 4, 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. where you can meet representatives from almost 50 community organizations looking for volunteers!

Oct 01, 2018

Fall Undergraduate Student Research Award (USRA) information sessions

Come out to learn more about the Undergraduate Student Research Award (USRA). The USRA provides you with an opportunity to receive funds of $3,500 to cover part-time, research-based activity over the Fall/Winter Terms.

Sep 24, 2018

Leadership course provides academic insight and placement experience

Through this course, students will think more deeply about and reflect critically on leadership, and it's connection with their specific academic disciplines and the community around them.

Aug 27, 2018

Final year SOCSCI course merges community, business, and environmental impact. Register now!

Course places Social Sciences, Business and Engineering students in teams to work with a family-run Alpaca farm to help guide their business, charitable work, and environmental impact.

Aug 22, 2018

Great Fall Courses!

Looking for some course ideas for the Fall? We have a some great options in our department and the rest of the Social Sciences.

Aug 15, 2018

McMaster is planting a new flag in the quest to connect students and employers

Hire McMaster, launching Thursday, April 26, is a new, united effort to connect employers with McMaster students for co-op placements, internships and other forms of experiential learning and permanent employment for recent graduates.

May 01, 2018

Bright solutions to societal challenges

On March 2 undergraduate students from across the Faculty of Social Sciences presented bright ideas and creative solutions to societal challenges in a poster showcase as part of the Clarke Prizes in Advocacy and Active Citizenship competition.

Mar 07, 2018

Soc Sci Students Making a Difference!

On March 2, undergraduate students from the Faculty of Social Sciences will present advocacy work in a poster showcase as part of the Clarke Prizes in Advocacy competition.

Feb 27, 2018

Career Networking Breakfast

The Career Networking Breakfast is a great way to build and enhance your networking skills, which are instrumental in career exploration and job searching. Connect with Social Sciences alumni who are ready to answer your questions and tell you more about the diverse career fields that are available with a social sciences degree.

Feb 20, 2018

Get ready for your summer job, internship or future career

It’s not too late to sign up for SOCSCI 2EL0 Intro to Career Planning! This is the final offering until September 2018.

Feb 12, 2018

One week of career events - just for you!

SOC SCI Career Week, from Feb. 5 – 9, is a week of events in partnership with the MSSS. Let us help you prepare for your upcoming job, internship, or career!

Jan 22, 2018

Coming in January!

Take a look at the exciting Experiential Education activities coming up next month.

Dec 07, 2017

Career Pop-Up: Hamilton City Hall

Sign up for a two hour career pop-up Wednesday, November 22, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Visit City Hall for career information and networking opportunities.

Nov 13, 2017

Social Sciences Career Panel – Mental health, addictions, social policy, palliative care and more

On November 7, staff from Good Shepherd Centres will join Social Sciences students on campus to discuss the diverse career opportunities available in the social services sector.

Oct 31, 2017

Build leadership skills, enhance your resume and contribute to your community

“This course shaped my leadership philosophy - inclusive, empowering, ethical, purposeful and process-oriented, to create positive relationships.”

Sep 10, 2017