Uncover opportunities, gain support, and grow your networks at our events.

Online Career and Hiring Fair | Graphic of a computer.

Online Career & Hiring Fair

Wednesday, May 17, 2017, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.  Brazen

Still looking for a job? We’re holding a virtual career and hiring fair. Whether you’re at home, on your lunch break, in the library, or out of town, you can attend this fair and meet employers hiring for full-time, summer, part-time, and volunteers positions. Register on Brazen to get started.

Smart$tart: Paying for University. Graphic of converse shoes.

Smart$tart

Friday, June 16, 2017 or Saturday, June 17, 2017   McMaster University

Are you attending University this Fall and wondering how you’ll pay for it? If so, don’t miss this event.

We are excited to invite you to Smart$tart, our University preparedness workshop where incoming students learn how to build their financial resource plan, apply for loans, scholarship/bursaries, work/study, manage their own student account, budget wisely and make healthy financial choices during their university years.

Both sessions will include a financial plan development session, a meal, keynote address, and table talks focused on higher education points, OSAP, your student account, and more.

Register to attend on Eventbrite.

Summer Orientation for Academic Readiness (SOAR)

Saturday, July 17, 2017 to Friday, August 11, 2017  Online

Have questions about starting University? Summer Orientation for Academic Readiness (SOAR) will help prepare you for school by answering questions and introducing you to skills needed to be successful. Join online as we discuss University academics through videos, short articles, and personal reflections. SOAR runs for four weeks in the summer and will start Monday, July 17.

MacAdemics 101

Wednesday, August 9, 2017 or Thursday, August 10, 2017 McMaster University

How do I take notes? What’s the best way to manage my time? How is university different from high school? Most students have questions about starting university academics. This academic preparation program is designed to give you the information you need to successfully transition into university studies.

Photo from MOOSE.

McMaster Outdoor Orientation Student Experience Program (MOOSE)

Monday, August 28 to Thursday, August 31, 2017 McMaster University

This four-day, three-night trip to Camp Arrowhon and Algonquin Provincial Park provides you with an opportunity to build lasting friendships with peers and student leaders in your Faculty. MOOSE encourages personal and team development through a wide variety of outdoor activities. Participants will return to campus in plenty of time to continue their Welcome Week for the final three days.

Those participating will leave campus on Monday, August 28 and return on Thursday, August 31.

Welcome Week 2017 | photo of students smiling.

Welcome Week

Saturday, August 26 to Saturday, September 2, 2017 McMaster University

The focus of Welcome Week is to provide you with a positive transition to university. As the most comprehensive orientation program offered at McMaster, Welcome Week includes educational seminars and social events that connect you to the Hamilton community, McMaster University, individual Faculties, residence communities or the off-campus society and most importantly, other students. To participate, you will need to register for a MacPass. The MacPass is the ‘all-access pass’ to events taking place during Welcome Week. Registration will open on June 28, 2017.

The Welcome Week website is not yet available, but we encourage you to visit the website and check out what happened last year.

Fall learning and orientation weeks.

Fall Learning and Orientation Weeks (FLOW)

Tuesday, September 5, 2017 to Friday, October 6, 2017 McMaster University

You can continue orientation and transition during the first five weeks on-campus through the Fall Learning and Orientation Weeks (FLOW). Make connections with on-campus supports and further develop essential skills for University achievement. Themes will change weekly.

Photo from the McMaster Career Fair.

Fall Career Fair

Thursday, September 21, 2017 DBAC

Did you know the Career Fair is the largest career event at McMaster University and that over 100 of its featured employers hire for full-time, co-op, part-time, and internship positions? Meet face-to-face with employers, develop connections, receive feedback, and uncover professional opportunities.

Details about this event are to be determined, but we welcome you to check out what happened at last year’s event.

Community Engagement and Volunteer Fair

Community Engagement and Volunteer Fair

Wednesday, October, 3, 2017

Uncover opportunities to gain skills and experience while helping others reach their goals and build better communities by attending the McMaster Community Engagement & Volunteer Fair. This event will showcase on- and off-campus, local and regional opportunities to get involved, explore careers, build your resume and skills, and develop meaningful connections; it is also open to all members of the community.

Details about this event are to be determined, but we welcome you to check out what happened at last year’s event.

Continuing Education Fair.

Continuing Education Fair

Tuesday October 17, 2017, Wednesday October 18, 2017, and Thursday October 19, 2017

Are you thinking about furthering your education beyond your degree? Attend the Continuing Education Fair and meet with 70+ representatives from programs from across the globe. Meet with more than 70 post-graduate representatives from a variety of different programs who want to meet and help you kick-start your professional path. Stop by to learn more about how you can continue your learning and education after you graduate.

Details about this event are to be determined, but we welcome you to check out what happened at last year’s event.

Leadership summit for women. | transparent photo of students in the background.

Leadership Summit for Women

Saturday, November 18, 2017

The Leadership Summit for Women is an annual community-wide event that brings together women, trans* individuals, and allies from the McMaster and Hamilton communities. This event provides the skills, space, and support for all participants to reach their full potential as individuals and as collaborative members of a community. Those who participate are driving the creation of a more just and equitable society.

Details about this event are to be determined, but we welcome you to check out what happened at last year’s event.