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Career Development

The Faculty of Science, in partnership with Career Development and Experiential Learning, employs a Science Career Development Coordinator. This role is designed to help science students with career exploration, facilitate career-related workshops, assist students in their job search and educate them about work and volunteer experience available on campus.

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ScienceM@tters is a national award winning program for undergraduate 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 is a voluntary program. It consists of 10 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. For further information, please visit


Wondering where a science degree can take you? A science degree provides you with the necessary skills and can take you in many directions. Graduates from the Faculty of Science have gone on to pursue careers such as:

  • Forensic laboratory scientist
  • Biotechnologist
  • Fisheries officer
  • Medical doctor
  • Environmental assessor
  • Geochemist
  • Auditor
  • Field Scientist
  • Web specialist