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

#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 2018

Explore careers before you graduate

Not sure what careers interest you? Have a career in mind and just need the experience to get you there? Let Waterloo's co-op program get you there. With 5 or 6 co-op work terms, you can explore different careers or gain in-depth experience and responsibility by spending multiple work terms with an employer.   

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 other 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

  • education/teaching, law, or business 
  • medicine, nursing, pharmacy, optometry, physiotherapy, and more
  • specialized programs within your area of interest

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

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