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  1. Dec. 11, 2017Easy steps to make the most out of your co-op work term

    By: Jacqueline Gergal, Matt McTavish, guest writers and co-op students

    A new co-op position is no different from any new job. Adjusting to the demands and workloads of a new workplace takes time. During a co-op term, you often have to learn new skills, adapt to a new culture and become comfortable with job responsibilities all in a short period of time. 

  2. Dec. 6, 2017From co-op student to engineering company owner

    by Jacqueline Gergal.

    Less than a decade after completing four co-op work terms with A-D Engineering Group Ltd., Waterloo grad Chris Newman, P.Eng, M.Eng, is now a principal co-owner of the company.

  3. Nov. 29, 2017Where in the World? International Photo Contest 2017

    by Jacqueline Gergal.

    International Education Week kicked off with co-op’s eighth annual Where in the World? International Co-op Photo Contest. The contest showcased the unique experiences of Waterloo co-op students across the globe. In just five hours on November 16, more than 300 students, employers and university staff members voted for their top two photo picks.  

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