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Where do grads work?

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 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 grads found that most work in 10 broad industries.

Hover over a faculty name to see common career areas or an industry name to see programs that often lead there. You'll need to view this on a laptop, tablet, or desktop computer or download a spreadsheet 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 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

#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

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

Learn about careers in your area of interest