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The Smallwood Centre, UC-4000, Memorial University of NL, St. John’s, NL, A1C 5S7

Tel: (709) 864-2033                  Fax: (709) 864-2437


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Mandate: To foster an inclusive and engaging environment, working with our partners to facilitate innovative career related information, programs, connections and experiential opportunities for students and alumni within the university community and beyond.

Target Population: Undergraduate and Graduate students, Alumni, prospective employers, faculty and staff.

Highlight of Programs / Services Offered: Consistent with Memorial University’s goal of dedication to innovation and excellence in teaching and learning, research, scholarship, creative activity, service and public engagement, CDEL is working to provide the tools and resources that promote academic, personal, and professional success and ensure a quality university experience to all students.

  • ArtsWorks: An 8-week career exploration program offered exclusively to students in the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences.
  • Science M@tters:
    • The Environmental Youth Corps (EYC) Internship
    • Workshops for Science Students
    • Environmental Science Career Networking Event
    • Science Career Talks
  • Enhanced Development of the Graduate Experience (EDGE): EDGE fosters skills and knowledge around nine key themes that are closely associated with the skills identified in the CAGS discussion paper on professional skills for graduate students:
    • Leadership and management
    • Communication and interpersonal skills
    • Critical and creative thinking
    • Integrity and ethics
    • Global and intercultural awareness
    • Teaching skills
    • Societal and civic responsibility
    • Career development
    • Research
  • Externship: Externships are experiential learning opportunities, generally offered by educational institutions to give students short practical experiences in their field of study.
  • Entrepreneur Training Program (ETP): This program is for full-time graduate students who are interested in starting a business and learning the fundamentals of entrepreneurship.

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