Welcome to Western

Preparing for the Future

Career planning takes careful self-reflection and research. At Western, we have several career counsellors available to help your student explore their career options. Counsellors will encourage your student to get involved with volunteer and leadership opportunities while actively seeking practical experiences to help your student determine what kind of work best fits their needs and aspirations.

Career Planning

The Student Success Centre and various faculty-based Career Offices offer a variety of events and tools to help your student start planning for the future, including:

Connecting the Classroom to Real-World Experiences

Western offers many opportunities for students to explore various careers and gain valuable knowledge of the real world through experiential learning, including:

Entrepreneurship Opportunities

Western's Propel Entrepreneurship Centre helps students navigate their entrepreneurial journey from conceptualization to commercialization. As Western’s on-campus resource for entrepreneurs, Propel equips start-ups with the resources, skills, space and network they need to succeed. Services include co-working space, mentorship, seed funding, Propel Summer Incubator program (PSI), retail opportunities, workshops and training, advocacy and promotion, pitch competitions and other events.