Professional and Academic Development Resources
The University of Waterloo offers several hands-on professional development resources and programs to all graduate students. If you are looking to strengthen your leadership skills or grow your ideas in one of our entrepreneurial environments, we have the tools available for you to succeed both academically and professionally.
Professional Skills Foundation Program offered through the Graduate Studies and Postdoctoral Affrairs office
Writing and communication centre
Centre for teaching excellences
Fundamentals of university teaching program
Certificate in university teaching
Pursue buiness and entrepreneurship courses through the Conrad School of Entrepreneurship and Business
Are you interested in calling the shots as your own boss? Do you have a great idea for a new product, service, or business? The University of Waterloo can help you with the tools and resources that you need to succeed and see your entrepreneurship ideas through.
Did you know? Waterloo's unique intellectual property (IP) policy means that everything that you create is yours to keep. The university takes no royalties. You're free to dream as big as you like. uwaterloo.ca/secretariat-general-counsel.
A graduate degree in computer science can open many doors and provide opportunities for your future in both industry and research. With a master's and/or PhD, you can command a larger salary, work in management, and/or work on higher-level projects.
Find out what our graduate students are doing with their degrees.
|Master of Math (MMath)|
|3D software developer||Side Effects Software|
|Senior data science engineer||Flipp|
|Software development manager||Loblaw Digital|
|Senior software engineer and technical team lead||EclipseSource|
|Assistant professor||Université de Montréal|
|Director||Platform and Systems at 500px|
|Postdoctoral fellow||University of Saskatchewan|
|Engagement and growth officer||Engage N' Grow|
|Chief technology officer||VoteBlast Inc.|
|Manager, methodology and research||Scotiabank|
|Software engineer||SAP HANA Research and Development|
|Postdoctoral researcher||University of Guelph|
|Verification engineer||Apple Inc.|
|Records management consultant||University of Waterloo|
With over 1,800 technology companies, the Region of Waterloo is a hub for innovation. See the full listing of technology companies in the area at techvibes.com and find the job that's right for you.