Fairs, workshops and more continue into October . . .

After the September rush, don't forget to continue to access our services. Many workshops and events are offered and now that you've settled in to the year, take a look! If you are finding the transition overwhelming, don't forget about the wellness resources offered under the Student Experience portfolio.

Grad Fair

Careers & Coffee

On October 12th, network with alumni over a free coffee at The Wave. This month's guests include a lawyer, a physiotherapist and a HR professional.

Read more


Leadership Education Program

Grow your leadership and earn credit towards your letter of accomplishment by participating in interactive workshops.

Read more

Group Career Counselling

Alternative Spring Break

Applications for Alternative Spring Break close on October 20th. Don't miss out on this life changing experiential opportunity.

Read more

Donna Moore

Western's Award of Excellence

Donna Moore, Acting Associate Director Career Counselling has received the Western Award of Excellence, 2016.

Read more

Grad Fair

Western's Graduate & Professional School Fair

Western's Graduate & Professional School Fair provides an opportunity for students to meet campus recruiters from educational programs offered locally, nationally and internationally.

Read more


Resumes & Cover Letters: How to get the WOW Factor!

October 5th, 4:30pm, UCC 147: Learn how to create resumes and cover letters that will effectively communicate your skills. Join us to find out the “rules of resumes” as well as get a chance to practice putting your accomplishments in writing. Don’t just make a resume - make it stand out!

Skills Employers Want

October 6th, 4:30pm, UCC 147: In today’s economy, employers are looking for skilled employees. Find out how to identify your skills effectively and understand what employers are seeking! You have what employers are looking for - now it's time to show them.

First Impressions: Interview Skills that Make a Difference

October 13th, 1:30pm, UCC 147: Interviewing is an art and preparation is the key to success. Whether applying for summer work, graduate school, or your first ‘real’ job after graduation, you need to be prepared. Learn the basics, types of interviews, and how to answer different questions - you’ll even have a chance to practice! Learn effective techniques to ace your next interview.

LinkedIn: I've signed up - now what?

October 14th, 3:30pm, UCC 147B: Did you know that 93% of companies use LinkedIn for recruiting? LinkedIn is a powerful job search tool - if used right. Learn how to optimize your profile, build your professional network and make LinkedIn an asset in your job search!

Community Engaged Learning Courses

Interested in getting applied experience while earning course credit? Check out the Community Engaged Learning courses offered this year and register today.

Faculty-Led Study Abroad Course Applications

Applications are live for several faculty-led study abroad courses.

Western's Co-Curricular Record

Keep track of the co-curricular activities you’re participating in and explore other possibilities on campus. Learn more about Western’s co-curricular record at

Career Counselling Intake Appointments

A quick, 15 minute appointment, which serves as the prerequisite for accessing further career counselling services. Available to be booked online, by phone 519-661-3559, or in person in UCC 210 on the day the appointment is being offered.

Career Services for Graduate Students

We offer a number of services and programs specifically for graduate students, to meet your unique needs.

Western's Employment Resource Centre (WERC)

WERC is open for resume and cover letter review. Drop-in anytime between 9am-4pm, Monday to Friday in UCC210 with your resume.


The Student Success Centre Events in october



Click the calendar image to be taken to the live calendar to register for events



Email us, see our staff directory or check out CareerCentral


Customer Service Survey

Have you had an in person experience with us that you'd like to comment on? Complete our customer service survey.