Professional development resources

Looking for some professional development? Check out these resources to help build your résumé!

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Centre for Career Action (CCA)

Career advisors at CCA assist students with career management, preparation for graduate/professional school, work searches, and setting professional goals. Book an appointment, go to a drop in session, or attend one of the many workshops and events!

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CareerHub

Log in (WatIAM) to CareerHub to learn about job searches, understand self-assessment tools, and being prepared for the next steps in a career or further education. This online portal supports students in first-year to fourth year, whether you’re interested in professional schools or exploring the career options with the degree you’re towards.

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EDGE

Students in the regular program of study qualify for the EDGE certificate. By participating in EDGE, you’ll gain professional skills through workshops, work or community experiences, and a career development course.

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Student Leadership Program (SLP)

The Student Leadership Program is a series of workshops designed for students to enhance their leadership skills and capabilities. With the completion of the 12 workshops, you will receive an e-certificate.

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Lynda.com

Waterloo students get free access to Lynda.com. The online learning platform has over 6000 courses to help students develop their business, software, technology and creative skills. Simply log in with your WatIAM user ID.

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Ten Thousand Coffees

Looking to build your network? Ten Thousand Coffees allows you to have meaningful conversations with industry professionals including Science Alumni who can relate to your experiences. This is an opportunity to learn from people doing Science-related careers. Join the UW Catalyst Café to connect with fellow students, alumni, and other people in the UWaterloo community!

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Science Mentorship Team

The Science Mentorship Team (SMT) is a group of upper year science students who are here and available to support all students. SMT offers support for all the areas of student life: academic, career/further education, and social/personal growth through workshops, events, online resources and office hours with mentors.

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