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Experience Makes a Difference

Academic studies. Career exploration. Community involvement.

We aim to enrich undergraduate education in the Faculty of Social Sciences through fostering unique approaches to learning within the classroom and more actively engaging students in the community, as well as promoting strong relationships between academic studies, career exploration and community involvement.

Direct experience increases knowledge, develops skills, clarifies values, and grows one's capacity to contribute to communities.
Students

Students

Gain practical experience linked to your education and future career.


As a student you can start building your own path to success through:

Employers / Community

Employers / Community

Students bring great value to your organization.


As an employer or community agency you can get involved with:

Faculty

Faculty

Faculty members can become involved in Experiential Education (EE) in many ways.


As a faculty member, you can:

Career Networking Breakfast

The Career Networking Breakfast is a great way to build and enhance your networking skills, which are instrumental in career exploration and job searching. Connect with Social Sciences alumni who are ready to answer your questions and tell you more about the diverse career fields that are available with a social sciences degree.

Jan 13, 2017

Stuart Knight: Powerful Conversations - the Workshop

Get ready to laugh, think, and be motivated as Stuart talks about effective networking and making connections!

Jan 13, 2017

Coming in January

Take a look at the exciting EE programming coming up next month. Be sure to mark your calendars so you don’t miss out on registration!

Dec 13, 2016

Win a $3,000 Clarke Prize in Advocacy and Active Citizenship

Undergraduate Social Sciences students can win a $3,000 prize by presenting their advocacy work poster competition. Next information session: January 24, 3:30pm & 7pm

Dec 07, 2016

Soc Sci 2EL0 Myth Busters

Top 3 misconceptions about SOC SCI 2EL0 - Introduction to Career Planning Through Experiential Learning debunked!

Dec 06, 2016

Into the Unknown | Careers in Business Panel

New Post! The Beyond the Books blog gives student perspectives on ways to explore careers, get experience, and tips on how to make the most of your Social Sciences degree through Experiential Education.

Nov 04, 2016