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Career-focussed workshops and events

Registration for all EE events is open to students registered in the Faculty of Social Sciences who meet EE eligibility criteria.

NEW! Career Pop-Up Events

Register to attend a Career Pop-Up event to meet with organizations at their community locations and learn about future career possibilities!

Upcoming events:

  • Hamilton Police Service: October 26 from 9:30am - 11:30am
  • City of Hamilton: TBA
  • Good Shepherd Centre Youth Services Sites: TBA

Find out more information and register on OSCARplus >Events >Social Sciences!  Registration is on a first-come, first-served basis.

Wondering how to make the most of an event like this?  Check out our Career Pop-Ups Tips and Tricks Info Sheet!

CAREER PREP DAY - Thursday, September 28, 2017

NEW from EE!

Sign up for a 30 minute session with an EE staff member to get your career prep on! Students can select from one of the following services:

  • general career advising
  • resume critique
  • cover letter critique 


The rules:

  • online registration is on a first-come, first-serve basis
  • students may sign up for only one time slot, and select only one type of service for their meeting on this day
  • students wishing to have a resume or cover letter critique MUST bring in hard copies of their documents with them to their appointment
  • those who arrive late for their appointment will not be allowed extra time


Career Conversations & Panels

Explore possible career paths by connecting with current professionals who share information about their career path, education, and answer your career questions.

Career Conversations - small groups of students meet in an informal setting to hear from and chat with with one professional.

Career Panels - larger groups of students hear from several professionals holding different jobs in a specific career field, with an opportunity for questions.

Registration is open to students registered in the Faculty of Social Sciences who meet EE eligibility criteria.

These events take place throughout the year, hosting professional guests from various career fields including law, human resources, communications, health, business, youth services, policy and more.

Registration on OSCARplus

Registration on OSCARplus

Students must pre-register for all career events. Registration, event details, and information about each speaker are available on OSCARplus under Social Sciences > Events. Spaces are limited for each event.

Career Networking Breakfast

Career Networking Breakfast

Did you know attending the career events allows you to meet a number of professionals and learn about a number of careers in a short amount of time?

Career Networking Breakfast

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.

Every year we invite 10-12 professionals from a variety of disciplines to engage with students in an effort to showcase the diverse careers that are available to Social Sciences graduates and to build and enhance your networking skills, which are instrumental in career exploration and job searching.

For more information, visit our event page.