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Carreer Development and Experiential Learning

DEADLINE TO APPLY FOR THE FALL SEMESTER IS THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 22, 2011.

ScienceM@tters is a national award winning program targeted at undergraduate science students beyond first y ear w ho are contemplating the value of a science degree, seeking career direction, and looking for guidance from experienced science alumni.

ScienceM@tters is a voluntary program, where studen ts are required to commit 15 hours to the program over the course of a semester; including attendance at regularly scheduled career development sessions and a minimum of 5 contact hours with a Memorial B.Sc. Alumni using Desire2Learn, an online forum.

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 will receive a letter of confirmation upon successful completion of the above requirements, otherwise a certificate of participation will be given.

For further information, please visit http://www.mun.ca/cdel/sciencematters or email sciencematters@mun.ca

Sep 12th, 2011

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