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ScienceM@tters is a national award winning program for undergraduate Faculty of Science students beyond first year who are looking for help in preparing for a career and could benefit from career guidance from experienced science alumni.ScienceM@tters Logo

ScienceM@tters is a voluntary program. It consists of 8 hours of regularly scheduled career development sessions and a minimum of 5 contact hours matched with a Memorial B.Sc. Alumni. The weekly sessions explore topics such as resume building, job search and networking, interview skills, and social media. The interaction between students and alumni mentors utilizes Desire2Learn, an online forum. There is also opportunity to take part in networking events with employers, alumni and university staff.

As a participant, you will:

  • Be able to articulate the transferable skills you have gained from your academics
  • Have knowledge of career exploration tools and options
  • Develop a greater understanding of the job search process including resume development and networking and interview skills
  • Be familiar with career portfolios, in particular ePortfolio
  • Gain awareness of services and resources available on campus

To successfully complete the program you are required to:

  • Attend sessions offered to participants during a number of time slots. Each session focuses on a unique topic and requires a 50 minute commitment.
  • Actively participate in mentoring discussions using Desire2Learn for a minimum of 5 hours.
  • Agree to the conditions outlined in the ScienceM@tters Code of Conduct

Students receive a letter of confirmation upon successful completion of the above requirements and can add the program to their Memorial University Co-Curricular Record.

For further information, please email sciencematters@mun.ca

ScienceM@tters runs in the Fall and Winter semester. Applications are available during the first two weeks of classes.


Science Career Consulation

All Science students are welcome to book a Science Career Consultation with the Science Career Development Coordinator. These appointments can help you develop career goals, explore potential degrees and learn more about where your Science degree can take you. Appointments are booked through My MUNLife. To learn how to book an appointment, click here

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