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How to find a job

Strapped for cash? Money on your mind? Working during your studies is a great way to develop your skills and gain job experience, all while earning a paycheque.

Laurier offers programs that provide on-campus part-time employment, with flexible hours to accommodate your class schedule, including:

The Laurier Students' Union also posts part-time job opportunities or you can simply approach an on-campus department that sparks your interest to see if they are hiring.

Interested in sharing your smarts? Provide a fellow Golden Hawk with academic support and earn money while doing it by applying for a position as a:

Alongside a variety of on-campus jobs, the Career Centre receives approximately 750 off-campus part-time job postings each year from local organizations. Checkout whether there is a job posting that is a good fit for you.

Amp up your job search and attend annual career and job fairs where employers recruit for co-op, part-time and summer positions.

Resumé, Search and Interview Support

Improve your chances of getting hired by taking advantage of workshops provided by the Career Development Centre. As added incentive, receive a Career Development Certificate, a valuable addition to your resumé and Laurier Co-curricular Record.

The Career Development Centre is your go-to resource for:

  • Job search and networking strategies.
  • Utilizing social media.
  • Resumé and cover letter writing.
  • Interview preparation.

In addition, the Centre for Student Success is a great resource where you can develop learning strategies and your time management skills.

Although earning a paycheque is great, don’t forget to keep your eye on the prize and prioritize your studies.