Western's Employment Resource Centre

COVID-19 Update: In order to maintain the safety of our students and staff, all in-person services have been closed. We are happy to continue supporting you through e-advising, which remains open during exams and the Spring/Summer term.

 

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WERC is your one-stop-shop for help with resumes, cover letters, CVs, LinkedIn profiles and starting October 15, with interview practice too! We're staffed by extensively trained undergraduate and graduate students eager to help you take your job application to the next level. Whether you visit us in-person at our drop-in center in UCC 210, 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.


Services Offered by WERC

Resumes | Cover Letters | Personal Statements | CVs | LinkedIn Profile | Mock Interviews | Workshops



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Meet Our Team!

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!




LOCATION

University Community Centre Room 210
Drop-in Hours: Monday - Friday, 10am - 4pm

 

SATELLITE / POP-UP LOCATIONS

International Student Centre, SSC Room 1040
Tuesday 1 - 3pm | Thursday 10am - 12pm 

In-Person Feedback Details

Simply drop-in for one-on-one support with resumes, cover letters, personal statements, CVs, and/or your LinkedIn profile 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, personal statement, 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, personal statements 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 30-minute session. No session limits!

Book your appointment in Connect . Select Appointments from the left-hand navigation menu, and then select Mock Interviews.



LOCATION

University Community Centre Room 210

DROP-IN HOURS

Monday - Friday
1 - 4pm

Graduate Student Hours

We are excited to now be offering in-person 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!