Discover where your SCIENCE degree can take you...

Sep 12th, 2011

Carreer Development and Experiential Learning

Discover where your SCIENCE degree can take you...

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 year who 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 students 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

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