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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.

Employers / Community

Employers / Community

Students bring great value to your organization.

Faculty

Faculty

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

Spend a day networking in Toronto at the MaRS Discovery District!

Interested in leading change? Students will have the opportunity to network with innovative & entrepreneurial recruiting organizations on November 15.

Nov 09, 2018

Graduation – Student Checklist

To ensure a smooth and enjoyable convocation ceremony for you and your guests, please make certain you complete the following tasks by the appropriate deadlines. If you intend to graduate but will not be attending your ceremony, there are still tasks that must be completed to finalize your graduation.

Oct 29, 2018

Placement Course for Soc Sci Undergrads

Students use volunteering, leadership roles or other experiences towards academic credit by connecting their experience with academic and career interests.

Oct 23, 2018

Apply for the McCall MacBain International Fellowship

Valued at up to $23,500 per fellowship for up to 10 McMaster students, the McCall MacBain International Fellowship will offer you the chance to learn a new language, study, and gain work experience in a country of your interest.

Oct 22, 2018

McMaster's Faculty of Social Sciences is turning 50

Join us for a day of discovery as we celebrate 50 years of Social Sciences at McMaster! Saturday, October 20, 11 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Oct 09, 2018

Social Sciences alumni are coming back to Mac

These short, casual sessions are an easy first step to networking, with alumni who are excited to be back on campus sharing their perspective with undergrads about careers including communications, business, social work and more.

Oct 02, 2018