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History Program Roadmap

Be Inspired: Maximize Your Academic Opportunities

First Year

Middle Years

Final Year

  • Learn about Research or Instructional Assistantship opportunities in History.
  • Explore your interests with the Reading and Research seminars.
  • Submit your academic work to the Laurier Undergraduate Journal of the Arts or Minerva: Laurier Undergraduate History Journal for a chance to be published.
  • Thinking of pursuing graduate school?
    • Talk to your professors and visit the Career Centre.
    • Sign up for a scholarship proposal-writing workshop.

Be Involved: Explore Work, Volunteer and Leadership Experience

First Year

Middle Years

  • Be a note taker through the Accessible Learning Centre.
  • Volunteer at a local school, or look for opportunities with local museums, libraries, or the Waterloo Historical Society.
  • Be a part of the Library Council or Student Advisory Group.
  • Attend the Annual History Teachers’ Conference for professional development and networking opportunities.
  • Develop your leadership skills by completing modules in the Student Leadership Program.
  • Volunteer to be an O-Week Icebreaker and welcome incoming first years.

Final Year

  • Apply for an executive position in an on-campus club.
  • Attend the Career and Job Fairs to network with employers.
  • Look into the LaunchPad program for the opportunity to discover, validate and launch an innovative new venture.

Be Engaged: Broaden Your Perspective

First Year

Middle Years

Final Year

Ancient Studies Program Roadmap

Be Inspired: Maximize Your Academic Opportunities

First Year

Middle Years

Final Year

  • Complete the Ancient Studies Capstone seminar – an opportunity to gain hands-on research experience and develop professional writing and presentation skills.
  • Submit your academic work to the Laurier Undergraduate Journal of the Arts or Minerva: Laurier Undergraduate History Journal for a chance to be published.
  • Thinking of pursuing graduate school?
    • Talk to your professors and visit the Career Centre.
    • Sign up for a scholarship proposal-writing workshop.

Be Involved: Explore Work, Volunteer and Leadership Experience

First Year

Middle Years

Final Year

  • Learn about Research Assistantship opportunities in Ancient Studies or History.
  • Look into the LaunchPad program for the opportunity to discover, validate and launch an innovative new venture.
  • Apply for an executive position in an on-campus club.
  • Attend the Career and Job Fairs to network with employers.

Be Engaged: Broaden Your Perspective

First Year

Middle Years

  • Consider enrolling in a language course.
  • Visit Laurier International to learn about international options available to you in places like Russia, France or China to enrich your university experience.
  • Consider the Alternative Reading Week trip with Habitat for Humanity.
  • Attend the Library Learning Commons Culture Series.

Final Year