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Returning to School as a Mature Student

So you’re due to graduate from your undergraduate program soon but not sure quite what to do. You could continue your career as an academic, or you could decide that it is time to start gaining some practical experience and join the workforce. Whichever you choose, future education is always possible. Presented below are some challenges you should be aware of, and resources to inform your search for potential future academic endeavours.

 

What's Next: Life After University

After spending anywhere from 3 to 5 years studying at the undergraduate level, the thought of transitioning into a world where our days are not spent travelling to and from classes or sitting in the library cramming for midterms, can range from daunting to exhilarating. As you enjoy your cherished final months of your final semester, you may be left wondering, “what’s next?”

 

Job Success: What To Do Once You Start The Job

Monday, February 25th, 2019 - Austin Coulter

“In most jobs, it takes anywhere from three to six months to feel like you know what you're doing, and in some especially complicated jobs, even longer. Don't panic if you still feel in over your head by your third week, or like you'll never fit into this new workplace culture.”

5 Common Resume Mistakes to Avoid

Wednesday February 13th, 2019 - Parneet Kaur

“A resume will seldom get you a job offer. A resume will often lose you a job offer.” - Robert Half

Your resume is your first opportunity to show a company that you are a perfect fit for the job, but it can be your last chance too. Common resume mistakes can lead to your elimination from the first round of application process of your dream job.

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First Year Students Can Still Apply to Co-op

If you are a first year student interested in transferring into co-op, it may not be too late for you to apply! 

We are currently accepting applications from first year students. Interested students must go through the co-op application process. Students applying should be studying full-time and have a 70% cumulative average to be considered and there must be space available in the co-op program you are applying to. 

University Closed - In-Person Interviews are Cancelled

The University of Guelph is closed Monday, February 25 due to severe weather. Click here for the offical message.

All scheduled in-person interviews, appointments and workshops scheduled are cancelled. Please note: Employers may still wish to interview students by phone or email, so students should ensure that they are still available for their selected interview time.

Interviews will be rescheduled when the office reopens. 

Stay safe. 

University Closed - In-Person Interviews are Cancelled

The University of Guelph is closed Tuesday, February 12 due to severe weather. Click here for the offical message.

All scheduled in-person interviews, appointments and workshops scheduled are cancelled. Please note: Employers may still wish to interview students by phone or email, so students should ensure that they are still available for their selected interview time.

Interviews will be rescheduled when the office reopens. 

Stay safe. 

2018 Co-op Award Winners Announced

Each year, Co-operative Education at the University of Guelph recognizes the success of Co-op Students and Employers with seven different awards. These awards will be presented at the Co-op Awards reception to be held on Thursday March 7, 2019, from 4-6pm at Cutten Fields.  

Michelle Duong receiving award from employer

University Closed - Interviews and P4E Job Fair are Cancelled

The University of Guelph is closed Wednesday, February 6 due to inclement weather. Click here for the offical message.

All scheduled in-person interviews, appointments and workshops scheduled are cancelled. Please note: Employers may still wish to interview students by phone or email, so students should ensure that they are still available for their selected interview time.

Interviews will be rescheduled when the office reopens. 

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