Head Start 2013
• Programs and Degrees• A Professor’s Perspective• Co-operative Education• Finding your way
• B.Sc. Honours (120 credit hours)• B.SC. Major (120 credit hours)• B.Sc. General (90 credit hours)• Co-operative Options
• Specialized Study• Variety – 30 programs to choose from• Full-Time, Intensive Study• Co-operative Options• Prepare for G...
• Specialized Degree with added Flexibility• More room for electives / Part-time study• Variety – 20 Programs to choose fr...
• A General Education in Science• Pre-Professional preparation– Medicine, Dentistry, Pharmacy, Law, MedRehab, Education, O...
Physical Sciences• Chemistry• Physics & AstronomyMathematical &Computational Sciences• Actuarial• Applied• Pure Math• Stat...
Faculty of Science Co-opPrograms & CareersAngela Bohonos
?• What is Co-operative Education at thepost secondary level?
Co-opStudentsEmployersU of Manitoba
Computer Science Co-op• Computer Science (Honours & Major)• Computer Science / Math Joint Honours• Computer Science / Phys...
Science Co-op• Biochemistry (Honours & Major)• Biological Sciences (Honours & Major)• Biotechnology (Honours)• Chemistry (...
Mandatory?Nope!Smart move?Absolutely! 
• Earn a competitive salary• Defer the cost of your education• Apply classroom learning• Get better grades! ……… usually •...
• Develop crucial employability skills• Resume, Cover Letter, Interview workshops• Smooth transition to work is facilitate...
• 150+ placements per year across Canada• Wages averaging over $18.50 per hour
• 7 programs - over 100 placements/year – acrossCanada and beyond• Wages range from $12 to $17/hr, some reachover $20/hr• ...
Government• Research and Diagnostics• National Microbiology LabQuality Assurance• Food Processing• Pharmaceutical Manufact...
Lab Work• Developmental Biology• Stem Cell Research• Species inventoriesField Work• Habitat and Species inventory• Fisheri...
• Medical research• Pharmaceutical or Biotechnology companies• Oil and Gas sector, Chemical companies• Agricultural sector...
• Take your classroom knowledge and apply it toreal problems as part of your job• Interact with people from other backgrou...
• Open to all Students taking a four-year degree inScience or Computer Science• Enter at the end of your second year of Un...
“Students who get the most out of college, grow themost academically and who are happiest, organizetheir time to include a...
• Planning your Educational Path• If you’re struggling or having difficulty• Choosing a program• Rules and Regulations• Ot...
• Early Access – July 10, 2013• Athletes• Accessibility Services• July 15 – 19: Initial Access Dates• Assigned on High Sch...
• The Science Website is a great resource!umanitoba.ca/science/• New Student Support• Programs in Science
• Be sure to go through the Start Bookhttp://bit.ly/StartBook2013
UManitoba.ca/U1– Getting Started HubUManitoba.ca/Registrar– Registration Tutorials
• Afternoons in June• 30 Minutes• Call 204-474-8256 to book one• We also do Drop-in everyday
• June 18, 2013 4:00 – 5:00 pm• July 3, 2013 10:30 – 11:30 am• July 11, 2013 1:30 – 2:30 pmhttp://bit.ly/SciencePreRegSignup
• September 3rd and 4th• Info Sessions• Get to know the U of M
• Pre-Professional Info Sessions– Medicine– Dentistry– Pharmacy– Physician Assistant Education Program
• Science Departments– Research opportunities / Grad Studies– What else can I do with a degree in _______?• Career Service...
• U of M Email Accounts – the official mode ofcommunicating with students.also…https://www.facebook.com/umanitobafacultyof...
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  1. 1. Head Start 2013
  2. 2. • Programs and Degrees• A Professor’s Perspective• Co-operative Education• Finding your way
  3. 3. • B.Sc. Honours (120 credit hours)• B.SC. Major (120 credit hours)• B.Sc. General (90 credit hours)• Co-operative Options
  4. 4. • Specialized Study• Variety – 30 programs to choose from• Full-Time, Intensive Study• Co-operative Options• Prepare for Grad Studies• Research / Thesis Component
  5. 5. • Specialized Degree with added Flexibility• More room for electives / Part-time study• Variety – 20 Programs to choose from• Co-op options available• Undergraduate Research options• Grad Studies preparation possible
  6. 6. • A General Education in Science• Pre-Professional preparation– Medicine, Dentistry, Pharmacy, Law, MedRehab, Education, Optometry, Chiropractic,and more…• Option to Focus in Biology or Chemistry
  7. 7. Physical Sciences• Chemistry• Physics & AstronomyMathematical &Computational Sciences• Actuarial• Applied• Pure Math• Statistics• Computer ScienceLife Sciences• Biological Sciences• Biochemistry• Biotechnology• Genetics• MicrobiologyInterdisciplinary & JointPrograms• Psychology• Many Joint programsacross departmentsCo-operative Education• Opportunities in mostprograms
  8. 8. Faculty of Science Co-opPrograms & CareersAngela Bohonos
  9. 9. ?• What is Co-operative Education at thepost secondary level?
  10. 10. Co-opStudentsEmployersU of Manitoba
  11. 11. Computer Science Co-op• Computer Science (Honours & Major)• Computer Science / Math Joint Honours• Computer Science / Physics & AstronomyJoint Honours• Computer Science / Stats Joint Honours• Coursework Master’s
  12. 12. Science Co-op• Biochemistry (Honours & Major)• Biological Sciences (Honours & Major)• Biotechnology (Honours)• Chemistry (Honours & Major)• Genetics (Honours & Major)• Microbiology (Honours & Major)• Statistics (Honours & Major)
  13. 13. Mandatory?Nope!Smart move?Absolutely! 
  14. 14. • Earn a competitive salary• Defer the cost of your education• Apply classroom learning• Get better grades! ……… usually • Work outside of Manitoba / Canada –Broaden your horizons
  15. 15. • Develop crucial employability skills• Resume, Cover Letter, Interview workshops• Smooth transition to work is facilitated• Soft Skills• Network! Build a relationship with a futureemployer.• Gain a realistic understanding of the choicesavailable with your degree.
  16. 16. • 150+ placements per year across Canada• Wages averaging over $18.50 per hour
  17. 17. • 7 programs - over 100 placements/year – acrossCanada and beyond• Wages range from $12 to $17/hr, some reachover $20/hr• Graduates find work in their field or go on to gradschool• A good alternative to explore if you are interestedin going into Medicine, Pharmacy or Dentistry
  18. 18. Government• Research and Diagnostics• National Microbiology LabQuality Assurance• Food Processing• Pharmaceutical Manufacturing• Canadian Grain CommissionDiagnostics• Analysis of Water, Food, Soil• Environmental Chemistry• Freshwater InstituteAcademic Research• University of Manitoba• Fort Garry and Bannatyne• Institutions around the worldEmploymentOpportunities
  19. 19. Lab Work• Developmental Biology• Stem Cell Research• Species inventoriesField Work• Habitat and Species inventory• Fisheries and Aquatic Research• Environmental Education• Nat’l Parks• Conservation Work
  20. 20. • Medical research• Pharmaceutical or Biotechnology companies• Oil and Gas sector, Chemical companies• Agricultural sector in plant breeding,pathogen control, biofuels, etc.• Quality Assurance / Food Safety• Water quality• Animal research
  21. 21. • Take your classroom knowledge and apply it toreal problems as part of your job• Interact with people from other backgroundsand cultures, letting you think of problems froma different perspective• Be part of a collaborative and enthusiasticenvironment where ideas can flourish
  22. 22. • Open to all Students taking a four-year degree inScience or Computer Science• Enter at the end of your second year of UniversityFor more info, visit our Websites:• Science: http://sciencecoop.ntreepoint.com• Computer Science: http://coop.cs.umanitoba.ca/
  23. 23. “Students who get the most out of college, grow themost academically and who are happiest, organizetheir time to include activities with Faculty membersand Academic Advisors.”“Good advising may be the single mostunderestimated characteristic of a successfulcollege experience.”- Richard Light, Making the Most of College
  24. 24. • Planning your Educational Path• If you’re struggling or having difficulty• Choosing a program• Rules and Regulations• Other services the U of M offers• Anytime you don’t know where to go for info• Availability: http://bit.ly/scienceadvisoravailability
  25. 25. • Early Access – July 10, 2013• Athletes• Accessibility Services• July 15 – 19: Initial Access Dates• Assigned on High School averages
  26. 26. • The Science Website is a great resource!umanitoba.ca/science/• New Student Support• Programs in Science
  27. 27. • Be sure to go through the Start Bookhttp://bit.ly/StartBook2013
  28. 28. UManitoba.ca/U1– Getting Started HubUManitoba.ca/Registrar– Registration Tutorials
  29. 29. • Afternoons in June• 30 Minutes• Call 204-474-8256 to book one• We also do Drop-in everyday
  30. 30. • June 18, 2013 4:00 – 5:00 pm• July 3, 2013 10:30 – 11:30 am• July 11, 2013 1:30 – 2:30 pmhttp://bit.ly/SciencePreRegSignup
  31. 31. • September 3rd and 4th• Info Sessions• Get to know the U of M
  32. 32. • Pre-Professional Info Sessions– Medicine– Dentistry– Pharmacy– Physician Assistant Education Program
  33. 33. • Science Departments– Research opportunities / Grad Studies– What else can I do with a degree in _______?• Career Services– Resume Writing– Interview Success– Searching for Jobs
  34. 34. • U of M Email Accounts – the official mode ofcommunicating with students.also…https://www.facebook.com/umanitobafacultyofsciencehttps://twitter.com/UManitobaSciAdvhttp://umanitobascienceadvisor.blogspot.ca/

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