Western's Employment Resource Centre

COVID-19 Update: WERC is pleased to offer virtual drop-in sessions for the Fall 2020 term! E-advising services continue at werc@uwo.ca.

 

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WERC is your one-stop-shop for help with resumes, cover letters, CVs and LinkedIn profiles. WERC also offers interview practice and personal statement support too! We're staffed by extensively trained undergraduate and graduate students eager to help you take your application documents and interview skills to the next level.

Did you know? Services can also be offered in any of the following languages: Farsi, Spanish, French, Punjabi, Mandarin, Cantonese, Bengali, Urbu, Arabic, Tamil, Hindi, Japanese and more!

Whether you visit us for a virtual drop-in session or electronically through email, we're happy to provide feedback on your content, formatting, and organization. We welcome all Western students, alumni, and faculty to use our services.

 

 

Quotes93% of students who accessed WERC’s e-advising service were satisfied or very satisfied with the feedback they received.




Meet Our Team! (image coming soon)

Our awesome team of undergraduate and graduate Career Profile Advisors (CPAs) are ready to help you take your application documents, LinkedIn profile and interview skills to the next level!




Virtual Drop-in Hours 

Monday - Friday 10am - 4pm

Click the link below to enter the WERC waiting room. You will be admitted to the first break-out room that becomes available for a 1:1 consultation with a Career Profile Advisor. We'll do our best to ensure the shortest wait time possible!

 westernuniversity.zoom.us/j/99766183150  

Virtual Feedback Details

Virtual drop-in sessions offering one-on-one support for resumes, cover letters, CVs, and/or LinkedIn profiles 5 days a week!

We are happy to provide you with constructive feedback on the overall appearance, and relevance of content of your documents.

Please be aware this is not an editing service.

 

 



E-Advising Information

We are happy to provide you with feedback on your resume, cover letter, CV and/or LinkedIn profile. E-mail us any time, from anywhere!

You should expect to receive email feedback within 3 business days.

Email werc@uwo.ca with the following:

  • Your name
  • Your Western user ID (e.g. jdoe19)

For resumes, cover letters, and CVs. Please also send a brief description of what you will be using these documents for (e.g. job title/description)

For LinkedIn profiles. Please also send the URL of your LinkedIn profile (Please enable public access to your LinkedIn profile so that we have the full view).  



Peer Mock Interviews 

Get basic feedback on your interview skills from a Career Profile Advisor in this virtual 30-minute session. No session limits!

Book your appointment in Connect and a Zoom link will be emailed to you. Select Appointments from the left-hand navigation menu, and then select Mock Interviews.



Personal Statement Advising

Get basic feedback on your personal statement from a Career Profile Advisor in this virtual 30-minute session. No session limits!

Book your appointment in Connect and a Zoom link will be emailed to you. Select Appointments from the left-hand navigation menu, and then select Personal Statement Advising.



Virtual Drop-in Hours 

Monday-Thursday 12 - 4pm

Click the link below to enter the WERC waiting room. You will be admitted to the first break-out room that becomes available for a 1:1 consultation with a Career Profile Advisor. Please ask to speak with a Graduate Advisor. We'll do our best to ensure the shortest wait time possible!

 westernuniversity.zoom.us/j/99766183150  

Graduate Student Hours

We are excited to offer virtual drop-in hours staffed by our graduate-level Career Profile Advisors.

They are happy to provide you with constructive feedback on the overall appearance, and relevance of content of your documents.

Please be aware this is not an editing service.



Workshop Requests

Student groups are invited to request workshops, facilitated by our CPA team, on the topics of resumes, cover letters, and CV's.  Submitting your request within 10 business days will increase the likelihood that we are able to accommodate you. In the event that we are not available for your desired date, we are happy to provide alternative resources.  We look forward to collaborating!