Launch Your Career 2024

Saturday, September 21, 2024 9:00 am - 4:00 pm EDT (GMT -04:00)
Launch Your Career- September 21st 9 am to 4 pm. Federation Hall

Welcome to the School of Accounting and Finance (SAF)!

As a Waterloo SAF student, you are an integral part of our mandatory co-op program, and one of the first steps on your co-op journey is participating in the Launch Your Career (LYC) conference.

Launch Your Career is a professional development event designed to prepare you for successful professional interactions, enhance your networking skills, introduce you to the co-op and recruitment process, and help you develop your professional identity. This event is specifically tailored for students entering their first year of studies in Accounting and Financial Management (AFM), Sustainability and Financial Management (SFM), Computing and Financial Management (CFM), Biotech/CPA, or Math/CPA programs.

We are excited to invite you to this highly anticipated professional development event, where you will gain valuable knowledge and skills to excel in your future co-op experiences.

Event Details:

Date: Saturday, September 21, 2024

Time: 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Location: Federation Hall, University of Waterloo,

    200 University Avenue West, Waterloo, ON, Canada N2L 3G1

Dress Code: Business Formal

We recommend avoiding high-heeled shoes as you will be on your feet throughout the day

  • Please remember to bring your WATCard for event access.
  • Advanced registration is mandatory.
  • Your full-day attendance on Saturday, September 21, 2024, is expected.
  • Professional profile photos will be taken for each student at no cost. We encourage you to utilize this profile photo for your LinkedIn account.

Registration Deadline: September 6, 2024, at 11:59 PM.

Note: On the day of the event, if you are experiencing symptoms of illness, we kindly request that you refrain from attending the conference.

For any questions or concerns, please contact Zo K at 

We look forward to seeing you at the Launch Your Career conference, where you will embark on your professional journey.