The Centre for Career Action (CCA) is currently offering virtual services only.

Questions about CCA's services? Live chat or call us at 519-888-4047 between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. EST, Monday to Friday.

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.

Go to WaterlooWorks to book:

  • A one-on-one virtual online/phone career appointment on a range of employment topics
  • A 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)
  • 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)

See How to Book an Appointment for details, live chat between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. ET, Monday to Friday, or contact for further support.

  1. Dec. 17, 2021Change in Service Hours

    The Centre for Career Action (CCA) is offering virtual services only until we close for the winter break on December 23rd at 2:00pm EST. When we re-open on January 4th, all of our services will continue to be offered virtually.

    Questions about CCA's services? Live chat or call us at 519-888-4047 between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. EST, Monday to Friday.

  2. Dec. 13, 2021Change in Service
    • All co-op consults will be offered virtually only for the remainder of the term.
  3. Dec. 10, 2021Changes in Service Hours - Week of December 13-17

    Monday, December 13

    • Co-op consults will be available virtually from 8:30am – 12:00pm EST.

    Tuesday, December 14

    • The Centre for Career Action will close at 3:00pm EST due to a staff meeting.

    Thursday, December 16

    • Co-op consults will be available virtually from 8:30am – 12:30pm EST.

    Friday, December 17

    • The Centre for Career Action will be closed from 11:30am-2:30pm EST for a staff meeting.
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  1. Jan. 27, 2022Back to basics: Job search (with a disability)

    Students will leave the workshop feeling confident in their ability to navigate the work search with consideration for their disability as well as intersecting identities and feel represented in the workshop Students feel like the CCA is somewhere they can get support if they need it and that they will be treated with respect and care for their lived experience Students are aware of the resources available to them in the community and know how to access Discover Ability's resources.

  2. Jan. 28, 2022Academic Interviews

    Through this interactive workshop, you’ll become better prepared for a campus interview. In addition to learning about a typical campus interview schedule, you’ll learn to analyze interview questions and evaluate and develop effective responses to these questions.

    Register on WaterlooWorks

  3. Feb. 1, 2022Exploring Your Career Interests

    When your career interests are congruent with your work, you are more likely to be satisfied, motivated and successful in your career. Discover what your key interest motivators are and how these can help you identify careers that align with these interests.

    NOTE: Registrants will be emailed a booklet to complete prior to the workshop. Please complete all activities in the booklet before attending the session!

    Register on WaterlooWorks

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