Tips and Resources

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Considering teacher education?

We know exploring career options and making plans for your next steps after your degree can be confusing, so we...

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Considering medical school abroad?

The following information is a guide for undergraduate students who are considering medical school abroad. Basic information to apply to...

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Considering medical school?

The following information is an initial guide for undergraduate students who are interested in a possible career as a medical...

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Virtual interview tips

Virtual Interviewing can feel awkward at first because most people are used to making their firstimpression in person. Though trends...

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Considering law school?

We know exploring career options and making plans for your next steps after your degree can be difficult, so we...

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Transition to Work 

Understanding the Job Offer  Read the entire offer carefully and ask questions (ie. Human resources, direct supervisor) if unsure about...

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Citing correctly using Purdue OWL

Access Purdue Online Writing Lab’s citation guides from their website. Select the Online Writing Lab From the menu on the...

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Choosing and developing an essay topic

Your topic is what you’re writing about. Topics can be questions or problems (and theses can be answers or solutions). When choosing a...

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Career fair preparation

Career fairs are events that connects McMaster students and alumni with employers to provide information to students, about their respective...

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Canadian workplace rules for international students

Are you an international student or a newcomer to Canada? Are you getting acquainted with the Canadian workplace culture? There...

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Canadian workplace culture for international students

Are you an international student or a newcomer to Canada? Are you getting acquainted with the Canadian workplace culture? There...

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A guide to career planning

The Student Success Centre can help you navigate your career. A career isn’t something you find — it’s something you...

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How to ask for grad school references

Are you getting ready to apply for grad school? Is it time to get references? Here are some tips!

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Experience building: Career conversations

Career conversations are a great opportunity to explore a new career pathway, expand your network and learn more about an...

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Experience building: Career Treks

One great way to build not only your resume but also your experience and professional skills is to get yourself...

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Top 10 LinkedIn tips

Did you know up to 85% of employers use online tools to research candidates before or after an interview?  Have...