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Laurier Experience Record

The Laurier Experience Record (LER) is a comprehensive record of your involvement in curricular and co-curricular experiential learning at Laurier. The LER helps you keep track of your experiences and how much time you have committed to them. You'll be able to reflect on your experiences and identify competencies and skills you have developed.

There are different modules that make up the LER and you can access the modules to review/add your experiences in Navigator.

The Laurier Experience Record includes:

You can view each of the links above for details on how to add these experiences to your LER.

How to Use Your LER

Your LER demonstrates that you have been engaged and involved as a Laurier student. It provides a validated record of your involvement and experiential learning opportunities. The LER will be useful when applying for future on-campus opportunities, jobs after graduation, or graduate school.

Publish your LER

Once you have approved positions on your record, it is now time to publish your LER and use it for your employment search or graduate school applications. 

  • Log in to Navigator
  • Click the purple action circle and then Publish Laurier Experience Record. You will see a notification that it has been created. 
  • Click the purple action circle again and then View Laurier Experience Record

    Note: If Co-Curricular positions are missing on your published LER, check that the reflection elements are completed.

Share it to LinkedIn 

  • Share to your LinkedIn profile - click the LinkedIn button to add your Laurier Experience Record to your LinkedIn profile in the Licenses and Certifications section. It will update automatically as you add new experiences to your LER. 
  • You can also share your LER by clicking the sharing icon.
    Note: Your Experience Record will not be available to anyone unless you choose to share the link. 

Use it on Your Resumé

  • Add relevant activities and experiences to your "experience" or "volunteer experience" sections. Use your own version of the position description to describe what you did.
  • Use competencies in the "profile" or "skills" section. Include action verbs to describe how you demonstrated these competencies. 
  • Include a link to your LER in your Cover Letter or in your bio.  

Use it in Interviews

  • Use the record as a reference as you prepare for your interview.
  • Reflect on how the competencies you developed connect to the job for which you are interviewing.
  • Use the language to clearly explain what you did and how it’s relevant to the position you’re applying for. Example: “My time as a Foot Patrol volunteer taught me effective communication skills because I talked with customers during walks and I worked with a partner on every shift.”

Use it for Further Education Applications

Some further education applications (e.g. law school or medical school) require you to list activities you have been involved in while at Laurier, including contact information for someone who can verify your involvement. Any approved experiences on your LER can be verified by LER staff using the following contact information:

Bailey Gross
Experience Record and Career Resource Specialist
Experiential Learning and Career Development

Wilfrid Laurier University
75 University Avenue West
Waterloo, Ontario, Canada N2L 3C5