Getting You Ready for Your Future Career

By Lakehead University - Thunder Bay Modified on April 18, 2019

The importance of having dedicated staff to help you in your career development at school.


Lakehead is here to help you, whether you’re a current student looking for a part-time job or co-operative education opportunity, or whether you’re a soon-to-be graduate of one of our renowned programs, we’re here to help. Lakehead University has staff dedicated to helping you in your career development while you’re in university. Lakehead grads get jobs, with a 94.5% employment rate within 2 years of graduation.

  • Lakehead University students and upcoming graduates have access to our On-Campus Career Fairs, where local, national and international employers visit campus to meet students and recruit new employees.
  • In preparation for one of our several on-campus career fairs and other opportunities, we offer students Career Advising & Job Preparation training —everything from resume workshops, interview preparation, online job bank, and advice on finding your future career.
  • Did you know that several of our programs offer students Co-operative Education opportunities? That’s right, Lakehead student can gain hands-on experience in the working world. With co-op work terms of 4 to 16 months in duration, you will work in a role directly suited to your major while earning a competitive salary. Lakehead’s co-operative education program has partnered with over 140 national and international employers including: Amazon, Bombardier Transportation, Bank of Canada, Facebook, IBM, Hydro One, Canadian Securities Intelligence Service, Blackberry, Boeing, WestJet and many more. This is a perfect opportunity for students to get paid experience in their field before graduating.
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