Second Year

What to do in Second Year – 60 Credits

  • Meet with a science advisor to declare your major or honours program.
  • Considering a professional program? Refer to the Applicant Information Bulletin to familiarize yourself with the pre-professional requirements and application dates for Dental School, Medical School, etc.
  • Consider taking a minor and choose courses that will keep options open.
  • Attend the career fair and workshops offered by Career Services.
  • Join the Career Mentor Program to connect with professionals.
  • Volunteer: Check out Let’s Talk Science, W.I.S.E, STEAM and other local organizations.
  • Make professional connections: become a student member in a professional association.
  • Develop professional connections with professors and research scientists by attending the Faculty of Science Seminars, Department Seminars, and other special events.
  • Explore undergraduate student research opportunities: Apply for a summer research assistant position, Undergraduate Research Awards or NSERC grant.
  • Apply to Science Co-op (most programs set their deadlines for second year).
  • Consider an International Exchange or Co-op work term or service-learning program.