A degree from the University of Waterloo opens doors for your career.

#1for career preparation among Canada's large universitiesMaclean's 2018 University Rankings
87%of grads employed within 6 monthsWaterloo Key Performance Indicators
Top 25 in the world for graduate employabilityQS Global Employability Survey 2019

Explore careers before you graduate

With four to six co-op terms, you'll test out different careers, earn money, and gain relevant experience so you're ready to jump right into your ideal career.

Make connections at Canada's largest career fair

Looking for a summer job? Starting your career? Put on your interview suit and head to Canada's largest career fair to meet managers who are hiring.


Learn to be a job search pro

Through Waterloo's co-op program, you'll become an expert at writing résumés and cover letters that get you interviews. You'll also know how to ace job interviews and be effective in the workplace from day one.

Life-long career advice

Waterloo's Centre for Career Action offers free workshops, personalized career advice, job postings, and a popular online guide to help you plan your career goals.


The university for student entrepreneurs

As the launching pad for more than 800 startup companies, Waterloo is the university for student entrepreneurs. The Velocity tech incubator and GreenHouse social enterprise incubator run several programs, including a residence for entrepreneurs. You can also start your own business during a co-op work term.

Med school? MBA? Master's degree?

With a Waterloo degree, you'll be ready to apply to a graduate or professional degree at top universities across Canada and internationally, including 190 master's and doctoral programs right here.


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