Career Education's Peer Advisor Program


PLEASE NOTE: Career Education's Peer Advisor in-person services have ended for the 2023-2024 Academic year!

Peer Advisors staff our drop-in feedback service between September-April each weekday (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 Peer Advisor via Western Connect ( between September-April.

eAdvising for feedback regarding resumes, cover letters and LinkedIn profiles is available throughout the year (including over the summer) via

*PLEASE NOTE: Career Education's Peer Advising service is not available during the Fall & Spring Break and exam periods and is also unavailable during the university's holiday shutdown period in late December/early January - eAdvising, Drop-In & Mock Interviews are not available during these periods


Career Education's Peer Advisor service is your one-stop-shop for help with resumes, cover letters, CVs and LinkedIn profiles. Peer Advisors also offer interview practice support too! Peer Advisors are 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.

Peer Advisor Services

Resumes | Cover Letters | CVs | LinkedIn Profile | Mock Interviews

Our awesome team of undergraduate and graduate Peer Advisors 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 Peer Advisor!

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 Peer Advising 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 our 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 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 Peer Advisor in a virtual 45-minute session. Book your appointment in Connect. Select Appointments from the left-hand navigation menu, then click C&E Mock Interviews 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.