Experiential learning courses help students apply knowledge and gain experience
Students in the Life Science program are finding that experiential education courses helps them find career and academic paths to follow. The courses offered by the School of Interdisciplinary Science (SIS) give third and fourth year students in McMaster’s Life Sciences program have the opportunity to explore future options. The courses, which are mandatory in the program, provide students with the chance to apply their knowledge and gain real-world experience, while learning about potential career paths or areas of future academic interest.Opportunities range from shadowing a professional in a science-related workplace ranging from a dentist’s office or pharmacy, to a volunteer organization or a research lab. Students can also choose to complete a research thesis or a mentorship experience within the McMaster community.
You can read more about the courses and students’ experiences on The Daily News.