Student Success Centre

Western's Employment Resource Centre (WERC)

WERC: Western's Employment Resource Centre

Need help with your resume, cover letter, CV, or personal statement? Looking to update your LinkedIn profile? 

Get into WERC and talk to a Career Profile Advisor (CPA) today. No appointment needed! At WERC, our CPAs assist the career counselling team in providing career and employment support to Western students and alumni. They receive comprehensive training on developing documents needed for employment and graduate/professional school and on interviewing strategies. 

Our CPAs are happy to provide you with constructive feedback (e.g. format, overall appearance, relevant content, etc.) on your application documents but please be aware this is not an editing service.

Visit the Resumes and Letters resources found on our website and the Resume and Cover Letter module on completestudent.ca for resources and tips on writing resumes, CVs and various letters you will need for your job search or for program application.

Want to practice your interview skills? 

Peer Mock Interviews can help! Practice your interview skills and get basic feedback in this 30-minute appointment. All students and alumni are welcome to book a peer mock interview (no intake needed!).

E-advising - it's a thing!

Get feedback on your resume, cover letter, CV and/or personal statement from anywhere, at any time! Simply email your resume, cover letter, CV and/or personal statement to werc@uwo.ca to get feedback. Please remember to include:

You should expect to receive email feedback on your document(s) within 3 business days.

Important: Before we are able to provide you with feedback, you must activate your Western ID on the CareerCentral system.

Our CPAs are happy to provide you with constructive feedback (e.g. format, overall appearance, relevant content etc.) on your application documents, but please be aware this is not an editing service.

E-advising LinkedIn Profile Feedback

In order for us to be able to provide you with LinkedIn Profile feedback through E-Advising, you must enable public access to your LinkedIn Profile (if you don’t, we won’t be able to see your full profile):

Allow others to see your activity feed:

Choose who can follow your updates:

Email the link to your LinkedIn page to werc@uwo.ca to get feedback. Please remember to include:

You should expect to receive email feedback on your LinkedIn profile within 3 business days. Please note this is not an editing service.

See our line-up of Career Workshops on topics ranging from LinkedIn, Resumes & Cover Letters to Interview Skills and plan to attend!

Would your Council or Club like their own resume, cover letter, CV, or LinkedIn feedback session?

Workshops for student groups are facilitated by Career Profile Advisors. Visit this page to see the instructions on completing the workshop request.

Interested in getting feedback in another language?

Take advantage of the many languages in which we can offer help, including: Cantonese, French, Hindi, Korean, Mandarin, Russian, Tamil, Italian, Romanian, Spanish, Hebrew, Dutch and more! To schedule a feedback session in another language, please email werc@uwo.ca.

In Person WERC services will be closed during the following times; E-advising is available:

In-person WERC services close at 4 p.m. on April 9, 2019. E-advising will be available during the summer.

If you require job search assistance or have any other career-related issues beyond resume and cover letter writing, please contact our office at 519-661-3559 to book an appointment with a career counsellor.