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Semester at CityLAB Application Form

Semester at CityLAB is an intensive experience that will see you working on real city challenges, helping to make positive change in Hamilton. Your citybuilding adventure begins September 2019!

This course is open to students from all faculties at McMaster University and Redeemer University College who will be enrolled in year 3 or above in Fall 2019.

There are 13 questions in this survey.
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Full Name
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Apt/Unit/Suite, Street Address, City, Province/Region, Postal Code, Country
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Phone Number
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McMaster students, please enter your McMaster Student Email address. 
Redeemer students, please enter a valid email address. 

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Please indicate whether you are enrolled at McMaster or Redeemer.

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Student Number 

McMaster students, please enter your 9-digit student number. 
Redeemer students, please enter the number 0. 



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What is your current Program?  

Please note that your Program is not your Faculty (i.e. Faculty of Social Sciences); it is your major or discipline of study, such as Anthropology, Economics, Geography, Labour Studies, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology, etc.

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What year of studies will you be entering in Fall 2019?
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Please describe why you would like to take the Semester at CityLAB course (250 word max).
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Semester at CityLAB involves working closely with groups of peers, City staff, and faculty members who have different ideas and backgrounds. Tell us about the strengths you bring to group work. Describe a lesson you learned from a group conflict and how you would apply this in the future.
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Semester at CityLAB requires flexibility and a willingness to adapt quickly to new information and situations. Describe what steps you would take in the following example:

You are working with your group and the City staff person on your project. Deadlines are approaching. Your City staff person suddenly informs your group that they have been reassigned to a new department and they are no longer able to work with your group. What 3 steps would you take in order to keep your project on track?

Please attach your current resume

McMaster students, please attach your Unofficial Transcript. You can find your Unofficial Transcript on Mosaic by navigating to your My Academics and selecting View My Unofficial Transcript.

Redeemer students are not required to upload a transcript.