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Arts and Science


Undergraduate:
  • Actuarial Mathematics
  • Actuarial Mathematics/Finance
  • Anthropology
  • Anthropology and Sociology
  • Biochemistry
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Economics
  • Journalism
  • Mathematical and Computational Finance
  • Physics
  • Political Science
  • Pure and Applied Mathematics
  • Sociology
  • Statistics
  • Translation
 
Graduate:
  • MA Economics

Biochemistry, Biology, Chemistry, Economics

 

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Anthropology, Journalism, Physics, Sociology

 

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Off/study

Year 4 Study    
Political Science, Translation

 

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Mathematical and Computational Finance

 

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Study   Study (Students must take 9 credits minimum)

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Year 4
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Mathematics, Statistics

 

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Year 4
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MA Economics

Graduate students have a flexible schedule and are available in any given semester. Please check with the Co-op Office.


Actuarial Mathematics
  • Analysis and risk control
  • Testing actuarial data
  • Compound interest, life contingency
  • Theory and programming languages such as Visual Basic and APL
  • Expense reviews for annuity and segregated fund products
  • Annuity quotations
  • Annuity mortality studies
  • Designing and testing various actuarial data
  • Assisting company traders
Actuarial Mathematics/Finance
  • Analyzing socioeconomic data
  • Making defined benefit plan calculations
  • Creating actuarial tables
  • Developing effective professional reports
Anthropology
  • Community and Social Engagement
  • Sustainability Programs
  • Conducting research in conjunction with ongoing projects
  • Data or program analysis
  • Attending to quality control
  • Marketing products or services
  • Pursuing administrative duties
  • Working in human resource positions
  • Customer or public relations
  • Control agencies
  • Front-line rehabilitation services
  • Computer-based skills, including the use of statistical and graphics software, spreadsheets and database management
  • Writing, report writing, technical writing, preparing brochures and/or newsletters)
  • Development Projects, execution, and evaluation of social economy/community  
Biochemistry
  • Analyzing antiviral compounds
  • Designing purification devices
  • Investigating DNA cloning
  • Analyzing proteins involved in insulin production
  • Performing cell culture, receptor and enzyme assays
  • Detecting biomolecular interactions
Biology
  • Microbiology/virology assays, bacteria/viral culture and counting
  • Characterize the effects of drug candidates in cells and/or in animals
  • Bacterial or blood smear preparations and staining
  • ELIZA, DNA cloning, plasmid isolation, PCR and sequencing
  • Field assistant, species identification, measurement and counting
  • Collecting biological and/or soil samples/information
  • Museum specimen curation and biological data curation
Chemistry
  • Developing new chemical processes used to make drugs
  • Characterizing lignin from different sources
  • Performing tests to predict long-term perfomance of adhesives
  • Extracting, purifying and quantitating metabolites in biological samples
Economics
  • Assisting in qualitative and quantitative analyses, policy research, econometric analyses and interpretation of survey data
  • Assisting in inventory forecasting
  • Studying the technology investment decisions of a firm
  • Performing analysis and projection of planned trade policies
  • Conducting literature reviews
Economics (MA)
  • Conducting research and providing the research foundation for the government's policy directions
  • Participating in developing diagnostics on policy issues
  • Providing research assistance to senior economists
Journalism
  • Research/Interview prep
  • Story Chasing
  • Booking Guests
  • Copy Editing
  • News Reporting
  • Current Affairs Reporting
  • Recording and Editing Audio
  • Shooting and Editing Video
  • Creating Online Content
  • Photography
Mathematics
  • Updating industry and market statistics
  • Analysis of statistics
  • Participating in research projects that include theoretical studies and empirical simulations and developing a database
  • Manipulating algorithms to solve water treatment problems
  • Testing survey hypotheses in the medical sector
Physics

Physics Major Students:

  • (Develop skills to solve complex scientific problems)
  • Quantitative data analysis
  • Numerical and theoretical modeling
  • Engineering
  • Image processing

Physics Specialization Students (in addition to the Physics Major skills):
(Develop extensive computational/computer skills)

  • Micro/nano fabrication
  • Electronics
  • Instrument control via computer interfacing

Biophysics Specialization Students (in addition to the Physics Major skills):
(Develop the ability to work in an interdisciplinary scientific context: Physics, Chemistry and Biology)

  • Medical imaging modeling
  • Fabrication of organic solar cells
  • Quantitative biology and modeling chemical reactions
  • Modeling development in lasers and optics
Political Science
  • Bibliographic search, article summaries, annotated bibliographies, synthesis of literature on a theme, citation checking, fact checking
  • News summaries/tracking—short descriptions of events in a given place/given theme monitored over time, with weekly reports
  • Tracking news stories about a corporation or government or policies actions, image, reception
  • Corporate social responsibility policies—tracking, comparing, evaluating
  • Comparative analysis of government regulation on a theme or topic across countries or time
  • Statistical Analysis capture changes over time of policies and rules
  • Policy evaluation/analysis
  • Website analysis, updating, research
  • Academic writing and editing
  • Data entry for building of large data sets
Sociology
  • Community and Social Engagement
  • Sustainability Programs
  • Conducting research in conjunction with ongoing projects
  • Data or program analysis
  • Attending to quality control
  • Marketing products or services
  • Pursuing administrative duties
  • Working in human resource positions
  • Customer or public relations
  • Control agencies
  • Front-line rehabilitation services
  • Computer-based skills, including the use of statistical and graphics software, spreadsheets and database management
  • Writing, report writing, technical writing, preparing brochures and/or newsletters
  • Development Projects, execution, and evaluation of social economy/community  
Translation
  • Translation of technical and legal documents, ensuring the quality of the translated promotional documents and assisting marketing specialists in developing various aspects of promotional campaigns
  • Translating panel reports, speeches, press releases, memorandums, etc.
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