May 19, 2021Print | PDF
Are you an alumni or community member interested in getting involved with the Lazaridis School of Business and Economics at Wilfrid Laurier University? Maybe you want to mentor aspiring business leaders, get a bit of support for your business, expand your skills or take a tour of Lazaridis Hall. There are countless ways to connect. Here are a few:
The Lazaridis School is home to Canada’s largest business-degree co-op program. More than 900 employers post nearly 5,000 jobs every year. Employers keep coming back because our students are talented, motivated and engaged, available year-round and most live in the Toronto-Waterloo technology corridor. Find out how to bring Laurier talent into your office.
With world-class education and practical, hands-on experience, Lazaridis School graduates are ready to hit the ground running. Post your job opportunity where graduating students and alumni will see it and reach out to Laurier’s Career Centre for help connecting directly with students through recruitment sessions, informational interviews, job fairs and more.
If you’re a business leader in the community, your real-world knowledge and experience are invaluable to students. Inspire the next generation by sharing your path to success.
Our students and faculty are making waves locally and globally. Help us share some of the amazing news coming from the Lazaridis School by liking and sharing our posts. Find us on LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.
Join Laurier’s Ten Thousand Coffees networking and mentorship community and get connected with students looking for career advice, mentorship, learning opportunities and job-ready networks. Join the more than 1,000 alumni already taking part.
If you haven’t been on campus in a few years and haven’t seen Lazaridis Hall yet, it’s easier than ever to get a tour. Take a self-guided 360-degree virtual tour of the Waterloo campus from home or sign up for a live virtual tour of the campus.
Show your school spirit by choosing a cozy hoodie or handy branded tote bag from the Laurier Bookstore, now shipping orders internationally. You can even find baby onesies!
The Lazaridis School has many programs designed specifically for the working professional. Many of our programs are available part-time. All of our programs provide the knowledge and experience you need to take your career to the next level.
The Lazaridis School and student clubs host a variety of competitions every year, including Xlerate Lazaridis, sponsored by the Laurier Alumni Association, and the Lazaridis International Case Conference (LazICC), which draws students from around the world. As a judge, you’ll hear innovative pitches and ingenious solutions to business problems from talented up-and-comers. You’ll help students take their ideas from planning to execution.
The Lazaridis School is always looking for real-world problems to feature in our case competitions. If your business is stuck in a rut or could use a fresh perspective, why not pick the brains of hundreds of bright, driven students? To be considered as a case company email us here.
There are so many more ways to get involved: attend events, including the annual Homecoming celebration; take advantage of discounts and services for alumni; share your story for a chance to be featured in Laurier’s Campus magazine; join the Student Alumni Association, the Alumni Association Board of Directors or the Alumni Choir; become a Global Ambassador and more. Find out more.