CEE’s employability rankings and innovation in work integrated learning make headlines

Tuesday, October 19, 2021
students walking and discussing in business attire

By Matthew King 

Waterloo’s Co-operative and Experiential Education’s (CEE) efforts to employ students as the economy recovers is featured in a number of articles on Waterloo News. 

The first came after the University rose to 24th in the world and top 5 per cent among participating institutions in the 2022 QS Graduate Employability Rankings. To find out more about the year-over-year gains, read the article here: Waterloo rises in employability rankings. 

CEE’s focus on developing talent for a complex future was also featured in a profile of the EDGE program. From inception to doubling enrolment since the program’s start, the article speaks to the program's successes. Hear directly from EDGE students in the article: Giving students an EDGE. 

The most recent story outlines how the University set a record high number of co-op students being employed this year.  In 2021, more than 23,000 students have been hired on co-op work terms. You can read the full article here: Waterloo co-op program sets record-highs in post-pandemic workforce.