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Experience More: Science

Experience more
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Experience more
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  • Create a Career Connections account to search for volunteer opportunities at TRU and in the Kamloops community
  • Get involved with the Career Mentoring program. Meet with alumni and ask questions
  • Look for volunteer positions in your specific field or outside your field
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Start thinking about your career and life after graduation

Experience more science
start early

The Career and Experiential Learning Department is here to help you on your journey at TRU! Your primary focus while at TRU will be your classes but be open to and engage with your campus and your community and you will start to see so many experiential learning (EL) opportunities. It’s not only about taking part in the multiple EL opportunities on offer but focusing on the skills that you are developing and reflecting about your experiences along the way. So stop on by, Old Main 1712 and talk to our team today or check out tru.ca/cel.

TRU Experience More Curricular/Co-curricular opportunities can include:

  • Attending and presenting at conferences
  • Co-operative Education
  • Study Abroad
  • Research
  • Field School
  • Internship
  • Service Learning
  • Lab Practice
  • Professional Practicum
  • Class Projects
  • Publications
  • Clinical Placement
  • Apprenticeship
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Work Experience
  • Practicum

*The activities provided above are suggestions made by the Career and Experiential Learning Department and not an overarching representation of all opportunities found at TRU and within the community.*

Career based skills to focus on while engaging with EL activities:

  • Communication
  • Teamwork
  • Problem solving
  • Leadership
  • Planning
  • Time management
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Organizational skills
  • Adaptability
  • Manage information
  • Intercultural interactions

Let us help you articulate what these skills mean

academic success and experience checklist:

  • Discover the Library
  • Create a Career Connections account in the Career and Experiential Learning office in OM 1712 to search for careers, Co-op positions, volunteer opportunities and book appointments with Career Counsellors
  • Drop by the Writing Centre HOL 104 to get help with all your writing needs
  • Apply for scholarships, awards and bursaries at the Student Awards & Financial Support office in OM 1629
  • Stop by the Wellness Centre OM 1479
  • Go to the TRU Generator in the basement of House of Learning to learn about supporting your entrepreneurial ideas
  • Familiarize yourself with the TRUSU Members’ Services Desk located in the Students’ Union Building
  • Attend a Supplemental Learning support session. Check out tru.ca/sl

Old Main 1712
careereducation@tru.ca
250.371.5627
tru.ca/cel

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