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Public Service Commission of Canada MST Testing will be held on Thursday, October 23, 2014 in KTH B104.

We engage students and alumni in diverse learning opportunities to support their academic, personal and professional growth.

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  • Be part of the Energy – Calgary’s Mayor talks careers and lifestyle

    Recently named the best place to live in Canada by MoneySense Magazine, Calgary is a great place to start your career.

    Calgary's Mayor Naheed Nenshi, will be at McMaster on October 23 to talk about why Calgary is a great place to live, start a career and make a life. Calgary Economic Development will be setting up a pop-up career fair with over 60 organizations represented.

    Free food and refreshments will be provided as well as opportunities to network with attending representatives and have your questions answered about living and working in Calgary.

    Register today and be part of the energy!

    October 23 | 2:30 p.m. – 4 p.m. | TwelvEighty

  • Want to know what employers are looking for?
    Here’s the inside scoop

    At Career Fair on Sept. 18 at DBAC, Student Success Centre staff asked human resources and recruitment professionals from six top employers to answer questions and provide employment advice to new grads. Here is what the following employers had to say about job search, interview skills, the importance of volunteering, soft skills, attracting a company’s attention, and excelling in the workplace once you get a job.
    Air Liquide
    Procter & Gamble

  • ‘Best ever’ Welcome Week video

    Wonder what you can do with a motorcycle helmet, a camera and some hardware?
    Well, our multimedia guru constructed a homemade GoPro to film a Welcome Week video through the eyes of a first-year participant. His goal was to create “the best Welcome Week video ever’ and he just may have done so. Check it out and share it with friends to spread McMaster spirit.Silhouette portraying various careers

  • Apply for a Job Shadow

    The application process for the Job Shadow program begins Monday.
    Job Shadow placements are an opportunity to explore career options, learn new skills, expand a portfolio and build a professional network.
    Opportunities range form accounting, business and finance to human resources, law, research, health care, teaching, entrepreneurship, and more.
    Visit OSCARplus and look under the placements tab to see the complete list of opportunities and apply.
    Job Shadow Week takes place the week of Nov. 3 to 7.
    For more information, drop into the Student Success Centre, GH 110, or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

  • Final week of FLOW (Fall Learning and Orientation Weeks)

    This week is about academic success including essays and exams.

    FLOW is a series of workshop and activities with a weekly theme. Each theme begins with the premise “Success Begins with…” and topics range from academics to wellness, financial literacy, career management, and community engagement. The remaining weekly topics include:

    • Week 6 – Oct. 13 - 19: Academic Success: Essays and Exams
    • More about FLOW