Acronym

Description

AD

Associate Dean – role title

AD

Assistant Director – role title

AM

Account Management (function in WaterlooWorks, description in WaterlooWorks reads “ACCT MGMT”)

AM

Account Manager – role title

AOJ

Arranged Own Job

ASURM

Academic Support Unit Relations Manager – role title

BD

Business Developer – role title

CA

Career Advisor – role title, also refers to Co-op Advisor (‘old’ title that is not a role in the new OD)

CACEE Canadian Association for Career Educators & Employers

CAFCE

Canadian Association for Co-operative Education

CCA

Centre for Career Action

CEC

Co-op Education Council – advisory body of representative campus officials and students

CEL Centre for Extended Learning

CEP

Co-op Employment Process

CIF

Co-ordinator Interview Forms

CSEM

Co-op Student Experience Manager – role title

EOD

End of Day

EOM

End of Message

FRM

Faculty Relations Manager – role title

GEI

Graduate Enterprise Internship

HC ​Health Check

HPS

Hiring Process Support (function in WaterlooWorks, description in WaterlooWorks reads “PROC SUPP”)

IDS Interview Day Services

JIF

Job Information Form

JIT ​Just in Time

WW

WaterlooWorks

IC

Information Centre – main level (TC)
IST Information Systems and Technology

NAICS

North American Industrial Classification System – a
recognized national listing of industries (used by CECA to categorize our employers)

NOC

National Occupation Classification – a recognized national listing of occupations (used by CECA to categorize the jobs our students fill)

NSERC

Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council – government funding body

OD ​Organization Design

PMO

Project Management Office

PMT

Project Management Team – a representative team of staff members who manage all CECA processes (from creation to stabilization to optimization)

RO

Registrar’s Office

SA

Student Advisor – role title

SFR

Student & Faculty Relations – team in CECA

SP

SharePoint

SSAC

Student Services Advisory Committee

SSHRC

Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council –
government funding body

SWI

Student Work Term Inquiry – report run for Student Advisors to see information about the students assigned to them in the current term.

URA

University Relations Administrator – role title

URI

Undergrad Research Internship – uWaterloo funding mechanism that allows professors to recruit research
assistants (who could be co-op students)

UJM

Unfilled Job Management – process used to fill jobs that have yet to be filled in the CEP

USM

How we manage unemployed students all the way through the employment process until the point in time they are employed in the recruiting term

USRA

Undergrad Student Research Assistant – NSERC funded mechanism that allows professors to hire research
assistants (who could be co-op students)

WACE Advancing Co-operative & Work-Integrated Education (formerly World Association for Co-operative Education)

WTS

Work Term Support (function in WaterlooWorks, description in WaterlooWorks reads “WT SUPP)