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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.


Gain practical experience linked to your education and future career.

Employers / Community

Employers / Community

Students bring great value to your organization.



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

Student applications wanted for part-time Careers and Experiential Education role

The Careers and Experiential Education team is seeking a Communications Assistant through the Student Work Program
Aug 10, 2022

McMaster Work Program open to Soc Sci students demonstrating financial need

Eligible students can find part-time employment at McMaster.
Jul 21, 2022

NEW - Student Experience Fund deadline added for summer

Apply by July 22 for up to $1500 to reimburse costs for summer conferences, workshops and more!
Jul 05, 2022

The Careers & Experiential Education team plans further expansion

The Faculty of Social Sciences’ Career & Experiential Education (C&EE) team is hiring a Career Development and Relationship Manager to provide additional support as they expand their services and offerings.
Jun 02, 2022

Social Sciences free career course now offered in Spring/Summer term

A new SOCSCI 2EL0 Spring/Summer offering has been added for students in Levels I, II, III and IV, including international students.
Apr 26, 2022

Emerging Municipal Leaders Forum for Students

Funding available for Social Sciences students to attend this in-person event on April 10. Apply for funding by April 4.
Apr 01, 2022