Office of the Associate Provost, Co-operative and Experiential Education

Norah McRae sitting, smiling wearing a pink blazer and a University of Waterloo pin
"Equipping today's learners for the workforce of tomorrow." - NORAH MCRAE | Associate Provost, Co-operative and Experiential Education University of Waterloo

Welcome to the office of the Associate Provost, Co-operative and Experiential Education (CEE). This site offers information about our Associate Provost, as well as the entire CEE portfolio including Co-operative Education, the Centre for Career Action (CCA), the Work-Learn Institute (WxL), the Centre for Work-Integrated Learning (WIL), International Strategic Initiatives and Strategic Enablement Team.

Our CEE unit is made up of researchers, academics, dedicated staff and students committed to our mission to equip and empower learners for the future of work and lifelong learning. We do so by developing talent for a complex future, advancing research, and strengthening Waterloo’s sustainable and diverse communities through work-integrated learning.

Work.Learn.Repeat podcast

The Work.Learn.Repeat video podcast examines topics and issues about the future of work. Join Jodi Szimanski as she talks to industry experts and leaders in co-operative and experiential education about work-integrated learning, lifelong learning, and preparing for the future of work.

Available on Anchor, Apple Podcasts, SoundCloud, Spotify and YouTube.


On Thursday, April 20th, the United Way Waterloo Region communities (United Way WRC) recognized the University of Waterloo for its outstanding contributions in helping develop a better community. The University, specifically Co-operative Experiential Education (CEE), received the 2022 Spirit of Community Award in recognition of the Co-op for Community program.