Welcome to WatPD

Hello! Thanks for visiting the Waterloo Professional Development Program (WatPD). WatPD’s suite of online courses help students enhance their professional skills and improve their employability.

When combined with students’ academic programs and work-integrated learning experiences, WatPD ensures that Waterloo graduates are ready to excel in the workplace, no matter their career path.

About WatPD

To learn more about WatPD’s history, benefits, and approach to learning, visit the About WatPD section.

Courses

Interested in learning more about our suite of courses? Visit the Courses section.

FAQ

Not sure where to start? Consider visiting our FAQ page or contacting us with a question or concern. 

 
  1. July 17, 2017Registration for new EDGE academic certificate program is now live

    Undergraduate (non-co-op) students interested in completing EDGE, the University of Waterloo's new experiential education certificate, can now register for the program.

    EDGE helps students develop their professional skills, explore their career options, and learn how to market themselves to employers. By completing a series of workshops, courses, and experiences, students who complete EDGE will better understand how their experiences both inside and outside of the classroom are preparing them for success in the workplace.

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  1. Sep. 28, 2017WatPD at Science Showcase Fall 2017

    Are you a Science student interested in learning more about life on campus? The Science Society is presenting its Fall 2017 Science Showcase in the Science Teaching Complex (STC) atrium from 5:00-7:00 PM on September 28. With over 20 clubs and services attending the Showcase, it's a great way to discover new opportunities to get involved and meet University support staff.

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