Western's Employment Resource Centre (WERC)


The Western Employment Resource Centre (WERC) is open for the 2023-2024 Academic year!

Career Profile Advisors (CPAs) will be staffing the WERC Drop-In service Monday-Friday from 10:30am-12:30pm & 1:30pm-3:30pm in the University Community Centre (UCC), Room 210

You can also book a mock interview with a member of the WERC team via Western Connect (connect.uwo.ca)

eAdvising for feedback regarding resumes, cover letters and LinkedIn profiles is available via werc@uwo.ca

*PLEASE NOTE: The Western Employment Resource Centre is closed during the Fall & Spring Break and exam periods as well as during the holiday shutdown in December - eAdvising, Drop-In & Mock Interviews are not available during these periods


WERC is your one-stop-shop for help with resumes, cover letters, CVs and LinkedIn profiles. WERC also offers interview practice 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.

Whether you visit us at drop-in, for a mock interview session or electronically through email, we're happy to provide feedback on your style, structure, content, formatting, and organization. We welcome all Western students & recent alumni (those individuals who have graduated from Western within the last year) 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 | CVs | LinkedIn Profile | Mock Interviews

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!

Drop-in Hours 

Drop-in hours run each day, Monday-Friday from 10:30am-12:30pm EST and 1:30pm-3:30pm EST

Please come to the University Community Centre (UCC), Room 210 to speak to a CPA!

In-person Feedback 

You can drop in and receive one-on-one support for resumes, cover letters, CVs, and/or LinkedIn profiles! No appointment needed!

We are happy to provide you with constructive feedback on the overall appearance, relevance and 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 can typically expect to receive email feedback within 5-7 business days.

*PLEASE NOTE: While the WERC team attempts to provide feedback within the time frame noted, during high volume periods (typically September & January) it may take longer to receive feedback - should you require more immediate feedback you are strongly encouraged to obtain in-person feedback via WERC's drop-in service (Monday-Friday from 10:30am-12:30pm & 1:30-3:30pm in UCC 210) or the Career Education team's drop-in hours (Monday-Friday from 1:00pm-4:00pm in UCC 210)

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).  

Mock Interviews

Get feedback on your interview skills from a Career Profile Advisor in a virtual 45-minute session. Book your appointment in Connect. Select Appointments from the left-hand navigation menu, then click Western's Employment Resource Centre (WERC) to view the Mock Interview Appointments calendar. If you select a Zoom Mock Interview, a Zoom meeting link for the mock interview will be emailed to you.