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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Employers, Post Your Summer 2020 Co-op Jobs

It's that time of year again to start thinking about summer co-op recruitment!

The University of Guelph is now accepting your co-op job postings for the Summer 2020 work term (beginning in May). 

Get a head start on 2020 and post your jobs before the holidays. 

►  Interviews begin - Monday January 20th    

New U of G Apprenticeship Program Bridges Gap to Employment

The Guelph Arts Apprenticeship Program (GAAP) is designed to help College of Arts students secure meaningful employment in the city of Guelph immediately after graduation. The program will help students showcase the transferrable skills they have acquired throughout their degree and will connect them directly to employers who want to hire people with their skill set. 

Holiday Office Closures

Holiday Office Closure 

Our office will be closed from Monday December 23rd, 2019 and will re-open on Thursday, January 2, 2020.

Our drop-in sessions with Peer Helpers and Career Advisors will resume the week of Monday January 6th.  

Thank you 

Happy Holidays from the Experiential Learning Hub! 




First Year Students Can Still Apply to Co-op

1st 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 in the following programs: 

Office Hour Changes- Thanksgiving

Please note the following changes to our business hours: 

Monday October 14th - Office closed for Thanksgiving

Tuesday October 15th - Office will be open for Fall Study Day, however we will be closed from 12:00- 2:00pm for a staff meeting. 


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