Discover where your SCIENCE degree can take you...
I learned how to network myself, use new forms of social media, how to follow up after a job interview and the importance of using appropriate wording in your resume to represent yourself. ScienceM@tters participant
This program is such a good idea for students to participate in. It gives you so much information about finding a job in the "real world" whether it be resume writing or interview skills. Also, pairing with a mentor who has previously been in your position is extremely helpful and informative. ScienceM@tters participant
It exposed me to a variety of career options that I could pursue with my degree choice. I also benefited from the resume critique, and how it guided me to better prepare myself for how to find a job and how to network myself. ScienceM@tters participant
ScienceM@tters is changing over the summer and will be back in September 2014 with new and exciting programming. Be sure to keep checking our ScienceM@tters webpage for updates. ScienceM@tters will continue to offer career workshops for science students to help you understand your degree and your options for working with it.
Career Development Coordinator
Career Development and Experiential Learning, in partnership with the Faculty of Science employs a Science Career Development Coordinator, Kristen Roberts.
Her 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.
You can schedule a Career Planning Consultation with Kristen Roberts by following the steps below:
- Log into your my.mun.ca
- Click the Student tab at the top of the page
- Under 'Student Services' select 'My MUNLife'
- Click on the 'Career' tab
- Click 'Appointment' and then 'Book an Appointment'
- Select 'Appointment by Type'
- Select "Career Planning Consultation'
- Choose from one of the available appointment times
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 the following careers:
- Forensic laboratory scientist
- Fisheries officer
- Medical doctor
- Environmental assessor
- Field Scientist
- Web specialist