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Our students bring fresh insight and contribute current and relevant skills and solutions

Social Sciences students are trained to analyze tasks and bring a fresh approach to group settings. Their creative thinking and flexibility are highly valued as well as their connection to today’s technology and communications channels.

Employers

Social Sciences students bring a unique skill set to the workplace – critical thinking, research, communication, problem-solving, collaboration and creativity. 

You can host students from any Social Sciences discipline in Internships (paid work opportunities) to assist you with achieving your company objectives, or in Career Placements (unpaid job shadow experiences) to mentor and inform students about future careers.

Our students understand people, diversity, and human relationships

Social Sciences students are effective and collaborative communicators and problem solvers. They are trained to understand, translate and exchange ideas effectively to make an impact on the world around them.

Community Agencies

Experiential Education works with community agencies to offer students diverse opportunities to be involved with, learn from and contribute to your organization.

Students can complete Academic Placements (unpaid volunteer placements), Internships (paid work opportunities) or Career Placements (unpaid job shadow experiences) at your organization, and we can also work together to form new initiatives that either bring students into the community or your organization into the classroom.

Our students come from diverse academic programs including:

  • Anthropology
  • Economics
  • Geography and Earth Sciences
  • Health, Aging and Society
  • Indigenous Studies
  • Labour Studies
  • Political Science
  • Psychology, Neuroscience and Behaviour
  • Religious Studies
  • Social Psychology
  • Social Work
  • Sociology

In addition to these disciplines, Social Sciences students can also complete certificates of study in:

  • Applied Behaviour Analysis
  • Business Studies
  • Leadership and Management in the Not-for-Profit Sector