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Career success

A degree from the University of Waterloo opens doors for your career and for further education. Whether you have a career in mind or want to explore the possibilities, we have the resources and reputation to help you succeed.

    #1for career preparation among Canada's large universitiesMaclean's 2016 University Rankings
    87%of grads employed within 6 monthsWaterloo Key Performance Indicators
    #22in the world for graduate employabilityQS Global Employability Survey 2017

    Your path to many careers

    While you can personalize your Waterloo education and pursue a career path that's unique to you, a survey of 3,500 of our recent grads showed most work in 10 broad industries.

    Hover over a faculty name to see common career areas or hover over an industry name to see which groups of programs often lead there. You'll need to view this on a laptop, tablet, or desktop computer or download an accessible version.

    Med school? MBA? A specialized master's program?

    With a Waterloo degree, you'll be ready to apply to a graduate or professional degree at top universities across Canada and internationally.

    Apply to one of our 190 master's and doctoral programs right here at Waterloo or continue your education in areas such as

    #1 in the world for partnerships with employers

    2017 QS Graduate Employability Rankings

    Earning your degree is just a start

    We can help to launch your career and to move up once you're established. As a Waterloo graduate, you'll have lifelong access to

    You can also make career contacts at Canada's largest career fair for university and college students, co-hosted by the University of Waterloo.

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