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Social Sciences Career Crawl: February 25 – March 22

A series of career events featuring alumni, profs, workshops, panels & more! Open to all Social Sciences students.

Feb 19, 2019

The Social Sciences Career Crawl is a new collaboration between Social Sciences student societies and the Office of Experiential Education (EE).

Kicking off after Reading Week, the event runs Monday, February 25 to Friday, March 22 to help you:

  • gain confidence in your career options
  • build skills for employment
  • explore what you want to do with your degree

It brings together events with a career and educational focus from across Social Sciences disciplines, and encourages students to explore career and program options by attending events offered in and outside of their home departments.

Here’s the lineup! Check back regularly for updates and be sure to follow us on twitter, Facebook and Instagram so you don’t miss out:

Week of February 25- March 1

Monday, February 25
PostGrad Ready with Dr. Luca Berardi 
(Social Psychology Society)
12:00pm – 2pm in KTH B105

PostGrad Ready with Dr. Berardi is a workshop that will give students a taste of life after undergrad in the field of social psychology. Students will have the opportunity to get to know Dr. Berardi, one of the newest professors of Social Psychology as he provides more insight into his specialization in research on gun violence in Toronto. Facebook event: coming soon! 

Tuesday, February 26
Exploring Career Pathways: Dementia Care
(Health, Aging & Society Student Association)
5:00pm – 6:45pm in LRW 1003 (Community Room)

Recent graduates from the Health, Aging & Society program will facilitate a dementia presentation to foster an understanding of dementia, warning signs, different types of dementia, stages of dementia, brain anatomy, effective communication tips, brain exercise and activities to implement. Students will hear about summer employment opportunities and the event will conclude with an activity where guests can make a sensory stimulation blanket. Food and prizes will be available. Facebook event: 

Wednesday, February 27 
Abstracts due for the McMaster Undergraduate Symposium (Anthropology Society) 

Do you have a poster that you're proud of? Or maybe a paper or project that works well as a spoken presentation? The McMaster Undergraduate Symposium is a great chance for undergraduate students to show off their hard work in an academic setting! Any students completing an anthro-related project are welcome to apply. The deadline is Wednesday February 27 by 4pm. All submissions must be sent to Facebook event:  

Thursday, February 28
Your Personal Brand Workshop #1: Building Relationships
(Office of Experiential Education and the McMaster Social Sciences Society)

Do you know how to stand out to potential employers by packaging your education and experience and expanding your network? Learn how to identify, build & maintain your personal brand through relationship-building. Learn how to create mutually beneficial relationships to support your career goals

First workshop of the series!
If you complete all three you’re eligible for 1:1 mentorship with a Tanya or a professional in a field you’re interested in.

The sessions will be facilitated by proud McMaster Social Sciences alumna, Tanya Hannah Rumble. Details and registration on OSCARplus > Events > Social Sciences

Week of March 4-8

Monday, March 4
Your Personal Brand Workshop #2: Informational Interviews
(Office of Experiential Education and the McMaster Social Sciences Society)
Details coming soon!

Tuesday, March 5
Critical Thinking Workshop with Dr. Clancy
(Social Psychology Society)
3:30 – 5:30pm
Details coming soon!

Thursday, March 7
Level 2 Program Open House
(Faculty of Social Sciences)
11:30am – 2:30pm
Details coming soon!

Thursday, March 7
Career Panel
(Labour Studies Student Association)
Details coming soon!

Thursday, March 7
Building Healthy Communities
(Health, Aging & Society Student Association and Sociology Society)
Details coming soon!

Saturday, March 9
Annual Undergraduate Symposium
(McMaster Anthropology Society)
Details coming soon!

Week of March 11-15

Tuesday, March 12
Your Personal Brand Workshop #3 – Making Your Mark
(Office of Experiential Education and the McMaster Social Sciences Society)
4:30 – 5:30 pm
Details coming soon!

Thursday, March 14
Alumni Career Event
(Social Psychology Society)
5:30pm – 7:30pm
Details coming soon!