The U of L Gets You Ready For The Canadian Workforce

By University of Lethbridge Modified on March 08, 2016
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Your education is the gateway to a long and prosperous career. The University of Lethbridge is committed to providing you a quality education, complete with real world work experience that will best allow you to use your Post-Graduation Work Permit and obtain gainful employment in Canada (or at home) after graduation.

The University of Lethbridge prides itself on being a liberal education institution that encourages a critical exploration of ideas among a variety of disciplines. Along with liberal education, however, is our commitment to providing students an immersive experience that will enhance their résumé.

Here are some of the ways you can gain valuable experience during your studies at uLethbridge:

  1. 1) Co-Operative Education: Co-Op combines real-world paid work experience with academic studies. Take three semesters of co-op during your degree program and earn a co-op designation on your degree! Co-op opportunities are available for nearly every discipline.
  2. 2) Integrated Management Experience (IME): The Faculty of Management designed the IME program to allow students to “try out” their major and test their theoretical knowledge in real world situations. Learn more about this unique learn/work experience here.
  3. 3) THRIVE Professional Skills Program for Graduate Students: Created for graduate students, THRIVE is a professional skills program that aims to develop competencies in teaching, research, career and professional skills. Areas of focus include project management, ethics, and employability. Discover more about THRIVE.
  4. 4) Career and Employment Services: Need help creating a résumé or practicing interview skills? We have a centre on campus dedicated to preparing you for the workforce.

With over 150 undergraduate programs and 60 graduate programs, you will find opportunity at uLethbridge no matter your area of focus or future career goals. We encourage you to come discover quality education and gain valuable employment skills at the University of Lethbridge! Learn more by visiting:

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