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Humanities Student Career Support

Undergraduate Humanities students have the following career support and resources available.

OSCARplus for Humanities

A new module has been created specifically for Humanities students.
Login to OSCARplus using your MacID to access Faculty-specific events, career resources, and more.

Individual Career Support

Career staff are here and ready to help!

Humanities students can request a one-on-one appointment for career support in the following areas:

  1. General career advice
  2. Resume critique
  3. Cover letter critique
  4. LinkedIn profile review

Click here to complete the online appointment request form.

Staff will respond to your request within 24-48 business hours.

Questions about Grad School:
Students can self-book appointments with Student Success Centre (SSC) staff through OSCARPlus for questions related to school applications. From the main menu, click on Student Success Centre > Appointments > Book and Appointment.  Then click on Careers in the overview page. The appointment type to look for is Personal Statement and Further Education Applications.

If preferred, SSC also offers virtual drop-ins every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 1:30-4:00pm:

  • Go to  https://app.brazenconnect.com/a/mcmaster-u/s/XYz04/next  to register in advance or simply register before you join the chat.
  • Join anytime between 1:30 – 4:00pm and drop into the booth representative relevant for your question.
  • The chats are on a first come basis and range from 10-15 minutes each.

Online Career Assessment

Remember filling out those personality quizzes in your favourite magazine? This is just as great – and your results will include helpful information about your individual potential career options!

See how your personality and skills can lead to exciting careers by completing the free online TypeFocus assessment.

Email us with your name and student number to request access.

Because you create your own password protected profile, you can continue to access your assessment information and career profile whenever you want.

Humanities Apprenticeship Program

The program provides one-year, full-time, salary-paid, employment opportunities in Hamilton along with mentorship and networking opportunities for undergraduate Humanities students completing their final year of study in 2020/2021.

Click here to learn more.