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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. Aug. 7, 2018Submit Forms within WaterlooWorks

    Form functionality has been added to WaterlooWorks. The Arranged Own Job Form replaces the Job Information Form for students finding their own co-op employment.

    The Risk Management Form is also available within WaterlooWorks.

  2. Aug. 1, 20185 tips to get an "outstanding" work term evaluation

    By: Tiffany Liu

    We all aim for an “outstanding” on our work term evaluations, but are you unsure how to get that “outstanding”?

    Student advisor Cynthia McClare and account manager Melissa Plouffe share five tips to help you achieve an “outstanding” evaluation.

  3. July 19, 2018Co-op students build first-of-its-kind machine in CanadaStudents and professor Kevin Musselman pose with ribbon cutters Sushanta Mitra, Jan Huissoon and Ross Johnston

    By Lily Roth, co-op student

    With the help of seven University of Waterloo co-op students, Canada’s first Spatial Atomic Layer Deposition (SALD) system is up and running. At the celebratory ribbon cutting on May 10, 2018, project leader Professor Kevin Musselman said he couldn’t have done it without the co-op students who helped design and build the machine.

    “I was sitting at my desk the whole time. I don't think I ever lifted a finger so it was entirely built by the students,” laughs Musselman.

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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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