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Career Networking Breakfast

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Connect with industry professionals

This event provides Social Sciences students in Levels III or IV with the opportunity to learn about potential career paths and the value of a Social Sciences degree by connecting them with a variety of industry professionals from the private, public, and not-for-profit sectors.

Date: Friday, March 9, 2018
Time: 8:30 a.m. - 11 a.m.
Location: McMaster University, Celebration Hall, KTH Basement
Dress Code: Business Casual

Registration Details

Registration opens Thursday, February 22, 2018 at 9 a.m.

Register in person in KTH 129, Monday - Friday 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. or 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.

A $20 deposit (exact cash only) is required upon registration.

This deposit will be returned to those students who attend the full duration of the scheduled time on the day of the event.

Registration closes Tuesday, March 6, 2018 at 4 p.m.


Make connections. Explore possibilities.

Event Agenda

8:30 a.m.      Registration and Continental Breakfast
8:50 a.m.      Welcome Address 
9:00 a.m.      Networking Roundtables
10:55 a.m.    Closing Remarks

Please Note: Due to the nature of the event and the guest speakers attending the event, students who arrive any later than 8:50 a.m. will NOT be permitted to enter the event. Students who attend are also expected to stay for the FULL duration of the event.

Networking roundtables

Industry professionals from a variety of areas will be present for roundtable career conversations.

  • Academia - Assistant Professor, Faculty of Social Sciences
  • Business – President and CEO, Conach Telecom
  • Communications – Strategic Communications Advisor, Anti-Racism Directorate, Ontario Cabinet Office
  • Community-Based Research - Associate Executive Director, Social Planning and Research Council of Hamilton
  • Environment & Sustainability – Environmental Sustainability Coordinator, Royal Botanical Gardens
  • Health Administration – Regional Behavioural Supports Ontario Manager, Alzheimer Society of Peel
  • Human Resources – Manager, Environmental Health and Safety, Molson Coors Canada
  • Policy - Manager, Homelessness Policy and Programs, City of Hamilton
  • Social Services (Mental Health) – LGBTQ+ Mobile Disorders Worker, Good Shepherd
  • Social Work – Kinship Services Support Worker, Hamilton Children's Aid Society

Preparation is the key to success

Career Networking Breakfast Prep Workshops

Workshops are offered to provide registered students with more information regarding event logistics and to best prepare students to get the most out of attending the Networking Breakfast and Career Conversations.

All students registered for the Career Networking Breakfast are strongly encouraged to attend ONE of the following prep workshops.

Register for the Prep Workshop Today!

Date 1: Tuesday, March 6, 2018 at 9:30 a.m. – 10:20 a.m.

Date 2: Wednesday, March 7, 2018 at 3:30 p.m. – 4:20 p.m.

Date 3: Thursday, March 8, 2018 at 10:30 a.m. – 11:20 a.m.

Topics for discussion include:

  • What to expect at the Networking Breakfast
  • Dressing for Success
  • Networking Dos and Don’ts
  • Review of appropriate questions to ask during networking
  • Tips and advice
  • Q&A

Space is limited to 15 students per workshop. Undergraduate students register through OSCARplus. Please register early for your preferred session date and time.

Prep Workshop Registration