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Social Sciences Career Crawl is back!

Four weeks of events to help students explore and gain confidence in career options available with their degree! Don't miss this week's "How to Get Hired: HR Recruiter Panel".

Mar 02, 2020

Back by popular demand! From February 24-March 20, Experiential Education (EE) is working with the McMaster Social Sciences Society (MSSS) and the various Social Sciences student program societies to offer career-related events that feature alumni, workshops, panels and more.

Events are open to students from first year to final year and students can attend events hosted by their home program society as well as from another other program society (unless otherwise noted).

As of March 13, all upcoming events have been cancelled. 

Past Events

Week of February 24-28

Peer Perspectives on Placement Livestream - Wednesday, February 26 (5:30-7pm), LRW 3001
Hosted by Social Work Student Collective (*open to Social Work students only)

  • Have the opportunity to ask questions and gain information on the Social Work program, placement and beyond from current students and alumni!

Resume Workshop - Friday, February 28 (12:30-2:30pm), BSB B155
Hosted by McMaster Sociology Society

Week of March 2-6

Careers Night - Monday, March 2 (6:00-8:00pm), CIBC Hall, MUSC 3rd Floor
Hosted by PNB Society

Career Prep Day Registration Opens - Tuesday, March 3

  • Check your McMaster email at 10am for details about this event on March 10.

How to Get Hired: HR Recruiter Panel - Wednesday, March 4 (5:30-7pm)
Hosted by Experiential Education and MSSS

  • Hear from actual HR recruiters from public (City of Hamilton), private (RBC) and not-for-profit (Good Shepherd) about how to make your application stand out, how to avoid the common mistakes people make when applying, the types of entry level jobs available with your degree, and more!
  • Register on OSCARplus > Social Sciences > Events

Connect to Careers Job Fair - Thursday, March 5, First Ontario Centre
Hosted by Student Success Centre

Week of March 9-13

Women in Leadership Event - Monday, March 9
Hosted by McMaster Political Science Student Association and Labour Studies Student Association 

Career Prep Day - Tuesday, March 10
Hosted by Experiential Education

  • Meet one-to-one with Social Science career staff from Experiential Education for a resume critique, cover letter critique or general career advice.

CRM Networking Event - Tuesday, March 10 (1:30 - 3:30pm), Kenneth Taylor Hall B122
Hosted by Anthropology Society

  • If you are considering work or study within the realm of cultural resource management (CRM) come out to our networking event. We will begin with a brief presentation series from several CRM organizations followed by a discussion period where you are welcome to ask questions about work within CRM and learn about the various job and study opportunities!

Week of March 16-20

Social Psychology: Networking Event - Tuesday, March 17 (4:30pm - 6:30pm), LR Wilson Community Room, 1003 
Hosted by Social Psychology

  • Want to work on your networking skills? See where a Social Psychology degree can lead you? This event will be very informal, chat and mingle event with past and current grad students! 

Are You Ready for your Soc Sci Summer? - Wednesday, March 18 (10:30am - 2:30pm), MUSC
Hosted by Experiential Education

  • Thinking about your summer job search? Have questions about your resume? We can help! Drop by for job and career info and a chance to spin our prize wheel!

Society, Culture and Religion Scholars - Wednesday, March 18 (5pm - 7pm)
Hosted by McMaster Society, Culture and Religion Scholars

  • Details to be announced soon