Careers

The Student Success Centre can help you with all areas of your career management. We offer job postings, classes and workshops, Western's Employment Resource Centre, career and education fairs, employer information sessions, experiential learning opportunities, a resource library, and individual counselling and career assessments. Drop by UCC 210 to visit us, check out CareerCentral at https://westerncareercentral.ca/, or send us an email at careercounsellor@uwo.ca!

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Use the menu to your right to get more information to help you through your Career choices.

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Career Central

Career Central is an online job and event management system developed in-house for Western students. Login to access thousands of job opportunities, volunteer and internships positions, register for workshops and special events, sign-up for employer information session, and so much more!

Access Career Central at westerncareercentral.ca

 
Talk to a Career Counsellor

The Student Success Centre has several Career Counsellors who can help you explore your career options. Ensuring complete confidentiality, Western’s Career Counsellors have graduate degrees in counselling, are certified counsellors and have experience in career and employment counselling. They are skilled in helping students identify their career options, make career decisions, and implement effective job search strategies. They may suggest career assessments if you are uncertain about what you want to do, or may use other approaches to help you begin planning for a fulfilling career.

For more information, see How we can help.

 

Get into WERC! Western's Employment Resource Centre

Access this 'no appointment needed' service for help with your resume & cover letter. E-advising also available!

Click here for details.

 

 

Our Services
There are many ways the Student Success Centre can help you including Career Counsellors, workshops, and drop-in clinics. Read More
How We Can Help

Choosing a career path is one of the most important decisions you will make! Career planning takes careful self-reflection and research.

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Get Experience
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International Opportunities
Does the idea of living an international life entice you? Your time here at university is, without question, the best place to start gaining international experience and building the international skills important in today’s global economy. Read More
Grad School & Other Options
The decision to go, or not to go, to graduate school is an important one. This is a time to examine your reasons for considering this option, and also a time to look at other valuable options which will help you develop valuable skills and experience that will develop a satisfying career path. Read More
Research Your Career

Deciding on a career is one of the biggest decisions you will make in your life. Many people “fall into” a career, but a better option is to reflect carefully on your interests, passions, skills, and values, and then start to explore what is available.

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Meet Employers
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Get a Job

Job searching takes time, work, and a positive attitude. Both “who you know” and “what you know” are important.

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Resumes, CV's & Letters
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Prepare For Interviews
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Succeed on the Job

Everyone wants to be successful at work. A positive attitude, good work ethic, strong communication skills, and a willingness to contribute to the common goals of the organization go a long way to making you a valuable member of the team. Treating others as you like to be treated, understanding how to communicate with management, and going “above and beyond” basic expectations will give you a definite advantage.

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Workshops & Events

The Student Success Centre offers a variety of workshops and events every year - from workshops that target a particular topic, like creating a resume or practicing your interview skills, to career fairs and other special events that that let you meet employers and start planning for your future.

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Resources

The Student Success Centre has a number of resources available for students and alumni.  Have a resource question or suggestion?  We can help! Email successcentre@uwo.ca !

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For Alumni
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For Parents
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Recruiters

Employers who hire Western students report overwhelming satisfaction with the quality of their work and contributions. Our students capitalize on Western’s “best student experience” and gain diverse knowledge and skills that will add value to your organization. Meet these students by participating in campus recruitment programs hosted throughout the year.

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