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Student satisfaction helps drive McMaster higher in Maclean’s rankings

October 11, 2018 /  Department News

Student satisfaction helps drive McMaster higher in Maclean’s rankings

McMaster University has jumped two places to No. 4 on the Maclean’s annual rankings of Canadian universities, in the category for universities with a broad range of research and PhD programs, including medical schools.

A celebration of big ideas to create a brighter world

October 5, 2018 /  Department News

A celebration of big ideas to create a brighter world

On Thursday night, the Faculty of Engineering hosted their first ever Big Ideas Pitch Night at McMaster’s University Club.

McMaster Engineering alumna wins Nobel Prize in Physics

October 2, 2018 /  Department News

McMaster Engineering alumna wins Nobel Prize in Physics

Donna Strickland, a McMaster alumna who received her Bachelor of Engineering degree (B. Eng) in engineering physics in 1981, has won the Nobel Prize in Physics, the first woman to do so in 55 years and one of only three in the history of the award.

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Events

Dr. Paul Gierszewski

October 26, 2018, 11:30 am - 12:20 pm

Dr. Paul Gierszewski

The Department of Engineering Physics is holding Seminar Series, where we have invited various speakers from alumni, current students, or external industry.

Summer Student Research: Karam, Benjamin, and Alexander

October 26, 2018, 1:30 pm - 2:20 pm

Summer Student Research: Karam, Benjamin, and Alexander

The Department of Engineering Physics is holding Seminar Series, where we have invited various speakers from alumni, current students, or external industry.

Backpack to Briefcase: Alumni & Student Networking Event

January 23, 2019, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Backpack to Briefcase: Alumni & Student Networking Event

Are you a student looking for mentorship and support? Alumni share their experiences to prepare you for your future years at McMaster and beyond.

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Co-op and Careers

Engineering Co-op and Career Services (ECCS)

Our students have the opportunity to apply for an industrial internship. If successful, the student typically is employed on industrial placement from May following his/her third year and returns to school for Level 4 in September of the following year. More details can be found on the Engineering Co-op and Career Services (ECCS) website.

Careers

Engineering Physics graduates have many career options due to the flexibility developed through a broad background in mathematics, physics, materials science, electronics, computer systems and optics. There are many different job titles that describe what graduates of the Engineering Physics programme are now doing. Telecommunications, laser applications and nuclear engineering are just a few of the career paths our graduates have focused their attention on. Many graduates choose to continue their studies earning Masters or PhD degrees.

High School Co-op Program

Eng Phys offers many unique opportunities to high school students who are interested in completing their co-op program at McMaster University.  

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