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Engineering Physics grad wins top prize at OPG Ignite Competition

December 11, 2018 /  Department News

Engineering Physics grad wins top prize at OPG Ignite Competition

Mitchell Kurnell, Engineering Physics & Society alumnus and Research Associate at McMaster, is one of three 2018 Ontario Power Generation (OPG) Ignite Competition winners.

Canadian Centre for Electron Microscopy celebrates a decade of detail

November 12, 2018 /  Department News

Canadian Centre for Electron Microscopy celebrates a decade of detail

McMaster’s Canadian Centre for Electron Microscopy is celebrating its 10th anniversary this week by looking forward to the next 10 years.

Personal History: Five Years Later (Dean's blog)

October 29, 2018 /  Department News

Personal History: Five Years Later (Dean's blog)

Upon first arriving at McMaster University, I entered a Faculty that had high aspirations. While globally recognized for our education and research, we had not, however, consistently benchmarked ourselves against other exemplars of demonstrated excellence.

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Events

Xiaotong Liu and Kendall Boniface

December 18, 2018, 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Xiaotong Liu and Kendall Boniface

The Department of Engineering Physics is going to host graduate seminars. The title and abstract of each seminar will be posted on this event series. The graduate students will present their research at the seminars. Research activities and fun facts about their research group will also be introduced. Refreshments will be served. Please mark your calendars for these events.

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.

Women in Engineering Industry Night - 2019

February 4, 2019, 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Women in Engineering Industry Night - 2019

Join us for our Women in Engineering Industry Night Q&A Panel!

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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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