The Centre for Career Action acknowledges that our work is on the traditional territory of the Neutral, Anishinaabeg and Haudenosaunee peoples. Our institution is situated on the Haldimand Tract, the land promised to the Six Nations that includes six miles on each side of the Grand River.The active work by the University of Waterloo toward reconciliation takes place across our campuses through research, learning, teaching, and community building, and is centralized within our Indigenous Initiatives Office.
Our Career Advisors are happy to meet with you to discuss your career needs.
Booking a virtual drop-in
How to book a drop-in on WaterlooWorks:
Log in to your WaterlooWorks account
Select ‘Appointments’ from the left navigation pane, then select ‘Drop-ins’ from the landing page list
Click ‘Book by appointment type’
Choose the relevant drop-in type
A career leader will email you further instructions on how to connect virtually.
Booking a virtual appointment
Appointment access for employment advising
How to book an appointment on WaterlooWorks:
- Log in to WaterlooWorks to book your appointment. Once in WaterlooWorks:
- Students, Alumni, Postdocs: select ‘Appointments’ from the left navigation pane
- UW Employees: select ‘Appointments - UW Employees’ from the left navigation pane
and follow prompts to book your appointment.
NOTE: Some individuals may have more than one active WaterlooWorks (WW) account. For example, if you are an alumnus AND an active student, you will have two accounts. Use your student account (student ID) to log into WW to book student appointments. Use your alumni account (student id – ALUM) to log into WW to book alumni appointments.
If you need to cancel your appointment for any reason, see more information on cancelling an appointment.
Appointment access for further education
To request more support with further education, please fill out the request for further education support form. The form will ask you questions about what kind of support you need, which program(s) you’re thinking about, and booking logistics (availability and preferences).
By filling out this form, you are requesting advising support from our further education team. We will do our best to meet your needs based on the information you provide. Please note that we cannot guarantee a one-on-one booking by filling out this form, especially on a short timeline (under two weeks).
Appointment access for alumni and employees
Alumni: Your first 3 appointment hours are free; $40/hour for additional appointments. Full details: https://uwaterloo.ca/career-action/alumni
Employees: As a UWaterloo staff member, faculty member, CUPE employee in a regular appointment or temporary assignment of 1 year+, you can book an unlimited number of appointments during your employment at UWaterloo.
Attending your appointment
After booking your appointment on WaterlooWorks, you will receive a confirmation email with more information on how to connect virtually with the career advisor.
What to bring to your appointment
Depending on your appointment type, please have a copy of the document(s) that you would like reviewed and any other relevant information, such as the job description for the position(s) you are applying to, previous self-assessments you have completed, or other materials.
We understand that schedules change. If you are no longer able to attend a booked appointment, please let us know so that we can open your appointment time to support others. You can cancel your appointment up until 30 minutes before your scheduled time through WaterlooWorks, by calling the Centre for Career Action at 519-888-4047, or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. Two missed or uncancelled appointments will result in losing the ability to book appointments through WaterlooWorks. To resolve this, you will need to speak with one of our Client Support Representatives by contacting the Centre for Career Action at email@example.com or live chat.