First Year Students

Are you asking "Why should I select a career now? I just need to get through my first term."

You're right! There is no pressure to choose a career right now. However, there are things that you can do during your first year to help begin to make career choices.

Your early years at Laurier are an ideal time to:

Visit us at and drop by the Career Centre in Waterloo at 192 King Street North and in Brantford at 38 Market Street (SC Johnson Building).

Get involved by attending the Resumé Writing, Cover Letter Writing, Job Search & Networking Strategies, and Interview Success workshops and earn the Career Development Certificate.

Log in to Navigator to view hundreds of part-time and summer job postings.

Ask for help. Meet with a Career Consultant to learn about your career options and job search strategies.

Check out our career resources and events for your opportunity to ask good questions and learn about career options.

Your career plans need time to develop!

Visit the Career Centre in your first year.

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