Centre for Career Action
Your career is yours to decide, but we're here to help.
The Centre for Career Action (CCA) supports all students, alumni and employees. Career Advisors can help with career planning, career management strategies, graduate and professional school preparation, work search methods and setting meaningful career goals.
WaterlooWorks is not just for coop, check out these resources to learn about the many features WaterlooWorks offers the campus community!
Navigating WaterlooWorks: Booking an appointment with a Career Advisor
Navigating WaterlooWorks: Booking Events and Workshops
Navigating WaterlooWorks: Using the Job Boards for Work Search
Go to WaterlooWorks to book:
- A one-on-one in-person or virtual online/phone career appointment on a range of employment topics
- An in-person or virtual co-op consult for pre-first work term students (students who are currently on or have completed a work term should contact their student advisor for support)
- A virtual same-day drop-in for help with résumé, cover letter, or interview topics (undergraduate and Master's students)
- An virtual online career consult drop-in to start the career planning conversation (undergraduate and Master's students)
- Sep. 15, 2021
Please note that on Thursday, September 16 Co-op Consults will be available for students on a first recruiting term from 8:30am-1:00pm.
- Aug. 5, 2021
Virtual co-op consult drop-ins will be unavailable during the week of August 30 – September 3. Pre first workterm students are asked to send a message to their workterm support (WTS) through WaterlooWorks. Co-op Advisors will be checking the system for messages during this time and will respond accordingly.
- Aug. 5, 2021
On August 18 co-op consults for pre first workterm students will be unavailable from 12:30pm-1:30pm.
- Sep. 22, 2021
In this interactive workshop, you'll practice translating academic language to industry language, apply strategies for answering interview questions and evaluate the effectiveness of responses to interview questions.
- Sep. 23, 2021
Confused about career direction? Overwhelmed with choice? Not sure where to begin? In Part 1 of this two-session workshop, explore the career planning process, how to deepen your understanding of yourself and your career options, and discover what challenges in the world you'd like to be a part of.
- Sep. 29, 2021
Getting the job is the first step. How you handle your workplace experience will play a key role in your future success. Join us for tips and strategies for how to work remotely.