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Work, Leadership and Volunteering

If all your learning is getting done in class, you’re not at Laurier. Volunteer work, leadership programs, co-op work experience – they’re all an integral part of how we extend the classroom into the real world.

Engage in Real World Learning

Career and Employment Support

The Career Centre provides you with programs and resources you need to be real-world ready and start your career after your time at Laurier.

Community and Workplace Partnerships

Community and Workplace Partnerships support curricular experiential learning within a course by helping you gain real-world experience outside the traditional classroom.


The Co-op Office is your central resource and support to gain meaningful, paid experience in a workplace relevant to your academic and personal goals.

Entrepreneurship and Social Innovation

Learn more about Laurier's various programs that are dedicated to supporting you in pursuing your entrepreneurial journey.

Experience Record

The Laurier Experience Record helps you keep track of your involvement in curricular and co-curricular experiential learning at Laurier.

Student Teacher Development

Student teachers can participate in workshops and certificates to develop transferrable teaching skills for the classroom and the workplace.


Leadership and volunteer experiences are an integral part of your time at Laurier. Our team connects you with rewarding volunteer positions where you can develop meaningful skills at local organizations.

Working on Campus

Discover the various employment opportunities on campus for the summer and during the academic year.