Career advice for Science students

Weekly Career Development Workshops for Science Students

ScienceM@tters now holds weekly career development workshops for students in various science departments. Workshops include, but are not limited to: 

  • Resume building
  • Interview skills
  • Job search strategies
  • Use of social media and e-portfolios in your job search
  • Career development services at Memorial University
  • LinkedIN

For further information on what career workshops are being offered, and to register to attend, please visit our webpage


Science Career Consultation

All Science students are welcome to book a career planning consultation with Kristen Roberts, Science Career Development Coordinator. These appointments can help you develop career goals and learn more about where your Science degree can take you. Appointments are booked through the My MUNLife portal in my.mun.ca.

  1. Go to my.mun.ca and login
  2. Click 'Student' or 'Alumni' link near the top of the page
  3. Click 'My MUNLife' in the 'Student Services' or 'My MUNLife' box
  4. Click on 'Career' and then book an appointment, review job postings or look at the event calendar. 

If you have any difficulty booking an appointment, please call 709 864 2033 or email: careerdevleopment@mun.ca and a staff member will be happy to help.

The science career development coordinator can provide assistance in areas such as:

  • Job search consults
  • Mock interviews
  • Resume critiques
  • Career development advice

Various career networking events are offered throughout each semester for science students, such as:

Science Career Talks - Science alumni working in the industry present to science students about how they navigated their job search and obtained their current careers.

Science Career Networking Events - A speed networking event where employers connect with science students and alumni to discuss various science careers. Science students and alumni have the opportunity to learn about careers in science and practice pitching their skills and experiences to employers while building their network.

For further information, email sciencematters@mun.ca or call Kristen Roberts at 864-3496.

Contact

Faculty of Science

230 Elizabeth Ave

St. John's, NL A1B 3X9 CANADA

Tel: (709) 864-2530

Fax: (709) 864-2552

becomestudent@mun.ca