Your Career Development

During your program at the International Study Center, you will begin to develop your career potential with our integrated career services and access to Western's career support resources. When you progress to Western, you will continue to be supported to gain practical work experience so you graduate ready to succeed in a global economy.

Improve Your Employability

We ensure that our study abroad programs at the International Study Center are career-focused, keeping your future goals in mind. Our integrated CareerAhead service will help you prepare for your future by developing your skills in leadership, organization, and communication.

What is CareerAhead?

CareerAhead is our integrated career services, designed to help you gain practical knowledge to prepare your resume and practice for interviews, and ultimately prepare to enter a competitive world of work. Your teachers will help you create your personalized career plan, develop your resume, and improve your career skills and collaborating working. With these skills you will graduate as a highly skilled individual with the confidence to impress future employers.

Career Services Center

Preparing for your career will continue to be an important part of your studies when you progress to your degree. At the Career Services Center at Western, you can access job search assistance, free workshops to help you learn how to prepare for interviews and market yourself, and explore volunteering opportunities.

Viking CareerLink 

The Career Services Center provides a job and internship online database, called Viking CareerLink, which is available for all students, alumni, and potential employers to use. You can use the platform to search for employment and internship opportunities in your field.

Employer Engagement

Prominent global employers visit Western's campus each year, which opens the door to incredible opportunities and work experience. Many companies host interviews for internships and permanent career positions. Students are provided opportunities to learn about employment options and meet with employer representatives to further their career pursuits.

Prepare for Your Future

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Our programs will prepare you with the skills you need to succeed in your degree and prepare for your exciting career and future.