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Career Center
Western Student Services Building (WSS) 3100 and University Community Centre (UCC) 210
(519) 661-3559
Monday-Friday 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Other Career Services
  • Career/job fairs
  • Info sessions
  • Workshops
Best Student Jobs On Campus
  • The Western Call Centre
  • The Wave Restaurant
  • The Spoke and Rim Tavern
  • Mustang Alley Variety Store
Worst Student Jobs On Campus
  • Parking lot attendant
  • Residence cafeterias
Best Places to Work Off Campus
  • Anywhere in Masonville Place or White Oaks Mall
  • Coffee shops such as Williams Coffee Pub, Coffee Culture, and Starbucks
  • Tanning salons
  • Bars on Richmond Row
Advice on Finding a Job/Internship
The Student Success Centre at Western offers workshops, counseling, and online resources that assist students in careers, leadership, and work experience endeavours. Conveniently located in the UCC (University Community Centre), the Student Success Centre boasts drop-in services to perfect resumes and cover letters, and counselors are readily available for all job-related queries. The Centre also provides copious channels to pursue internships in students' areas of interest and study.

Student Polls

How helpful is the career center in helping students find jobs or internships?    Based on 21 responses

  • 33% Very helpful. They help you find jobs/internships and provide lots of tools and workshops.
  • 57% Somewhat helpful. The career center offers resources but not much individual attention.
  • 10% Somewhat ineffective. There are some resources, but you're pretty much on your own.
  • 0% Totally ineffective. They make little or no effort to help you find a job/internship.

How strong is the alumni network at your school?    Based on 22 responses

  • 41% Very strong. Alumni are involved in lots of events and do a lot of campus recruiting.
  • 59% Somewhat strong. There are some events and you can connect with alumni if you want.
  • 0% Somewhat weak. There are a few alumni events but no real connection with alumni.
  • 0% Almost non-existent. After graduation, alumni have little or no affiliation with the school.
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