Student Success Centre

Western's Employment Resource Centre (WERC)

WERC: Western's Employment Resource Centre

All in-person WERC services are closed Feb. 20-24; E-advising is available

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

Get into WERC and talk to a Career Profile Advisor today. At The Student Success Centre, 210 UCC and....

New location opening January 10, 2017: Taylor Library Study Room 159.

Tuesdays & Thursdays 1-3 p.m.

No appointment needed!

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

WERC is staffed by Career Profile Advisors (CPAs) who also assist the Career Counselling team to deliver career and employment support to Western students. They are trained extensively on employment document development and receive ongoing training throughout the year.

Would your Council or Club like their own resume, cover letter, and CV feedback session? Send in a request to The Student Success Centre for a Career related workshop of your choice! Workshops for student groups are facilitated by Career Profile Advisors. Visit this page for more information: http://success.uwo.ca/careers/events/career_workshops/index.html

Visit resume.uwo.ca for resources and tips on writing resumes, CVs and various letters you will need to write during your job search or program application.

In-Person Service:

Location: University Community Centre, Room 210
Hours of Operation: Monday - Friday, 10 am - 4 p.m. and

Location: Taylor Library Study Room 159
Hours of Operation: Tuesdays & Thursdays 1-3 p.m.

E-advising - resume, cover letter, and CV help from anywhere, at any time!

Simply email your resume, cover letter, and/or CV 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.

Please note that this is not an editing service.  You will be provided with general feedback (e.g. format, overall appearance, relevant content, etc.) on the documents you've submitted. 

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.

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.

In Person WERC services will be closed during the following periods:

All in-person WERC services are closed for reading week: February 20-24, 2017; E advising is available

In-person WERC services will close at 4 p.m. April 8, 2017

E-Advising will be offered between April and September; exact dates to be announced