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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

Apply now to experience potential careers

Whether you’re unsure of your career path, have a vague idea, or have planned out the next five years – job shadowing is for you!

Sep 05, 2017

Social Sciences in Action! 80-hour placement course

SOC SCI 3F03: Social Sciences in Action, is your go-to course to build experience, make contacts, and see your degree in action!

Jul 26, 2017

Office moves

The Office of Experiential Education and the Office of the Dean of Social Sciences are moving.

Jun 21, 2017

Social Sciences students present creative solutions to societal challenges

On April 27 undergraduate students from the Faculty of Social Sciences presented advocacy work in a poster showcase as part of the Clarke Prizes in Advocacy competition.

May 02, 2017

Virtual Resume Writing Workshop

Online workshop for Level 3 and 4 Soc Sci Students: Tuesday, March 28 5:30pm-6:30pm

Mar 27, 2017

Come de-stress with us

Tues. March 21, 10 a.m. to 12 noon chill out with @LilyAtMac and enjoy snacks and drinks on us! Hosted by the Office of Experiential Education.

Mar 15, 2017

Passing notes isn’t just for kids. McMaster Model United Nations delegates do it too.

The Office of Experiential Education (EE) is proud to offer funding to undergraduate Social Sciences students through the Hamilton Matters Fund. This allows students to participate in experiential opportunities throughout the city. Recently, Political Science student, Cam Galindo, attended the MACMUN and was funded through Hamilton Matters.

Mar 09, 2017

Selling Your Skills in Your Job Search

You've gained many skills through your degree, work and community activities. Can you sell them effectively to future employers? Join us Thursday, March 9. Identify transferable skills for job searching, resumes, interviews, and more!

Feb 28, 2017

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.

Jan 13, 2017

Stuart Knight: Powerful Conversations - the Workshop

Get ready to laugh, think, and be motivated as Stuart talks about effective networking and making connections!

Jan 13, 2017

Coming in January

Take a look at the exciting EE programming coming up next month. Be sure to mark your calendars so you don’t miss out on registration!

Dec 13, 2016

Win a $3,000 Clarke Prize in Advocacy and Active Citizenship

Undergraduate Social Sciences students can win a $3,000 prize by presenting their advocacy work poster competition. Next information session: Jan. 24, 3:30 p.m. & 7 p.m.

Dec 07, 2016

Soc Sci 2EL0 Myth Busters

Top 3 misconceptions about SOC SCI 2EL0 - Introduction to Career Planning Through Experiential Learning debunked!

Dec 06, 2016

Into the Unknown | Careers in Business Panel

New Post! The Beyond the Books blog gives student perspectives on ways to explore careers, get experience, and tips on how to make the most of your Social Sciences degree through Experiential Education.

Nov 04, 2016

USRA poster session showcases the best summer job ever

2016 Undergraduate Student Research Awards (USRA) Poster Session

Nov 03, 2016

Ministry of Ontario Transportation Job Opportunities

Are you a Social Science student looking for a full-time, eight month paid internship with the Ministry of Transportation? Well you're in luck because they are hiring!

Aug 05, 2016

MIIETL Student Partners Program

Gain research experience while contributing to innovation in teaching and learning at McMaster through the MIIETL Student Partners Program.

Jul 22, 2016

NEW Blog Post!

Your Soc Sci degree can take you anywhere. It took Kelsey around the world!

Jul 14, 2016