Why work with us?
Opportunities we offer
Support our PD courses
Student staff working within our PD courses handle the bulk of the day-to-day operations of our courses. You'll serve as the first point of contact when students taking PD courses require support. We hire as many as four teaching assistants (TAs) for each of our PD courses every term and all TAs help support students completing PD1: Career Fundamentals.
Become an EDGE ambassador
Our student EDGE ambassadors are an invaluable part of our EDGE team. You'll work together to represent EDGE at on-campus events and class visits. You support your peers and serve as academic and personal role models for students on campus.
Develop WIL curriculum
Student staff working with our curriculum team help to design and develop content for WIL courses and programs. Some of the roles you can you can fill include instructional design, editing, e-Learning development and digital media development work.
Lead a Waterloo Experience (WE) Accelerate team
Student staff in team lead roles act as first point of contact for students enrolled in the WE Accelerate program. Serving as the experts in their stream, you keep students on track to complete the skills, work experience and career components of the program.
Why we hire students
Each year, we hire more than 80 Waterloo co-op students. You are key to our daily operations and help shape our approach to WIL, professional development and student support.
Here’s why we hire co-op students:
Waterloo's co-op program is the largest in North America and a major differentiator for the University. We are proud to support its continued success.
You make a direct impact on the operations, content and support strategies used in our courses and programs.
Your fresh perspectives each term helps our team better support and connect with students.
You are invaluable sources of enthusiasm. Our department’s greatest asset is our culture, and you help us define and improve that culture every day.
Those who spend a term with us leave as advocates for the value of WIL on campus and beyond. You'll help friends, coworkers and peers understand how WIL courses and programs support others to be ready for the future of work. You help show how WIL experiences and classroom learning are connected and can help others find their sense of purpose.