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Welcome Waterloo co-op students

Co-operative education is synonymous with the University of Waterloo. It’s one of the innovations that the University was founded on nearly 60 years ago. Today, our incomparable co-operative education program is the reason 70% of incoming undergraduate students choose Waterloo.


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  1. Sep. 13, 2018Co-op Changed my Life
    By Kamal Rajab

    Does it ever seem that the co-op process can get overwhelming? When the first few weeks of the academic term roll around, we quickly realize that our resumes need to be updated. Shortly after, we also need to decide on what job or field may peak our interests for the following term

  2. Aug. 24, 2018A wrap-up on my co-op experience at Co-operative Education

    By Tiffany Liu

    As the co-op student experience associate this term at Co-operative Education (CE), I focused on the various elements of the student experience and looked for ways to improve it. This included writing biweekly blog posts about topics relating to co-op as well as attending co-op student council meetings to better understand the relationship between CE, FEDS and student societies.

  3. Aug. 22, 2018Want to work abroad? Here’s your first point of contact Co-op photo contest 2012 3rd place winner International, by Roksena Nikolova

    By: Tiffany Liu

    Have you ever wanted to do a co-op term abroad? Worried about how to get your visa? Unsure about how the process works?

    The co-operative education international employment team is there to help!

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  1. Sep. 26, 2018P4E Career Fair 2018Overhead of Fair floor

    Partnerships for Employment (P4E) is a partnership between the University of Waterloo, Wilfrid Laurier University, University of Guelph and Conestoga College. P4E hosts two events per year: a Career Fair (last Wednesday in September, annually) and a Job Fair (first Wednesday in February, annually).

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