Co-operative and Experiential Education (CEE) Associate Provost Norah McRae and director of Co-operative Education Ross Johnston presented the 2021 Co-op Students of the Year and Problem Lab award winners on March 21, 2022, in a virtual ceremony.
Emma Schuster, the 2021 Faculty of Environment Co-op Student of the Year, was recognized in the Owen Sound Sun Times on March 22, 2022. The article, titled “Port Elgin native earns Co-op award at Waterloo,” highlights Schuster’s work as a social media coordinator working for Habitat for Humanity.
Laura Bumbulis, a Cambridge native, was recognized on the Cambridge Today website on March 21, 2022, for earning the Faculty of Math Co-op Student of the Year for 2021. Bumbulis performed exceptionally during a co-op term for the Ontario Institute for Cancer Research.
The CEWIL Research Series is a collection of presentations by WIL scholars across Canada. Over four webinars, the Series features eight research papers published in The Practice of Co-op and Work-Integrated Learning in the Canadian Context (2021) .
In this presentation, Dr. Judene Pretti and Dave Drewery discuss a study that addresses a fundamental question underpinning the influence of work-integrated learning (WIL) on students’ employability: will participation in multiple WIL experiences lead to greater competency development and, in turn, greater employability?
CEWIL kicks off National Co-op and WIL Month interviewing Ross Johnston, Executive Director of Co-operative Education at the University of Waterloo, home to the world largest co-op program.
In this episode, Ross speaks on how Waterloo has grown since its founding in 1957 and the changes and challenges that made it possible.
In this panel discussion, Dr. Norah McRae shares research and insights on how work-integrated learning prepares talent for the future of work.
In this episode of the University of Waterloo alumni podcast, Anne Fannon, director at the Work-Learn Institute, explores employee desires based on research that pulls insights from Waterloo's world-renowned co-op programs.