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Workplace Partnership Courses

Check out some of the courses offered at Laurier that have a workplace partnership component. 

Refer to the Registration Guide to learn how you can register for these courses and check your program requirements.


KP344: Organization and Administration of Sport

Students design and execute events and activities for local organizations, utilizing theory and concepts learned during class. Students have partnered and ran events with the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada, KidSport, Sun Life Financial Centre for Physically Active Communities, and Run Waterloo.

ES296: Environmental Studies Project

Partnering with local governments within the townships of Waterloo Region, students work in consulting teams throughout the term to generate solutions and project plans to address environmental, economical and social sustainability issues. These plans are then pitched to the government officials at the end of the term.


HS402: Health Studies Practicum

An unpaid 70-80 hour placement where students work with professionals in the field of health care to assist with research, planning, service provision and program development. These senior students draw on and apply the skills gained through completing their Health studies degree while gaining professional experience in the workplace before graduating.

DMJN499: Capstone I

An optional 120 hour paid internship opportunity for students in their final years of the Digital Media and Journalism program that allows them to get professional experience applying their newly developed theoretical and practical skills in the workplace.

Professional Inquiry

FR238: Media in the News in French

This 2nd year French course focusses on engaging with professionals in various mediums required in the journalism field. There is an experiential component for print media, digital media, television and radio. The students hear from these professionals, and then complete an assignment associated with the medium being discussed. The students culminate this experience by producing articles for a local paper which are published in French.

KP300: Teaching and Coaching Sport

Students go out of the classroom and into the field to shadow coaches of various sports, providing students with an introduction to coaching in a variety of applied settings. Students have shadowed coaches from the Kitchener Rangers, WLU and UW varsity sports, WRDSB, Depth Training, KW Gymnastics Club, among many others.