Welcome Waterloo co-op students!

Explore careers, gain experience and earn money through North America's largest co-op program.

Our students are some of the best and brightest, and our employers know it! One thing is for sure: co-op at Waterloo exists because of YOU and your talent.

Now that you're here, we're committed to helping you have the most positive co-op experience possible. Visit the sections below to help you on your way.

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  1. Mar. 1, 2024Celebrating standout co-op students in work-integrated learning month
    Award recipents lining up to receive award, and other people are clapping for them

    It's time to celebrate! Co-operative and Experiential Education (CEE) recognizes outstanding co-op students during work-integrated learning month.

    By: Cameron Stirrup (he/him)

  2. Feb. 15, 2024Rising through the ranks: Waterloo Engineering student's journey to CEO at Woodbridge
    John Zianis with a group of Woodbridge staff and Waterloo co-op students

    Waterloo Engineering student climbs up the ranks at Woodbridge and goes on to develop future leaders in the process.

    By: Namish Modi (he/him)

  3. Jan. 31, 2024Co-operative and Experiential Education (CEE) and Graduate Studies and Postdoctoral Affairs (GSPA) partner in piloting new graduate co-op opportunities
    Group of students seated at a table talking and reading

    Innovative student support model is a key differentiator for enhanced work-integrated learning.

    By: Matthew King (he/him)

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  1. Apr. 11, 2024Research towards remission 
    Rahul posing in a suit

    Rahul Desai (he/him), a third-year Health student, discusses his experience at the Odette Cancer Center, his love for research and the wide variety of work within healthcare. 

  2. Apr. 4, 2024Making a difference in mechanical engineering
    University of Waterloo student, Aryaman Chaturani, holding a baby goat.

    Aryaman Chaturani (he/him), a third-year mechanical engineering student, discusses his international co-op in Uttarakhand, India, what he learned from his time abroad and the importance of making positive contributions to society through engineering. 

  3. Mar. 28, 2024Driving sustainable change in STEM
    Headshot of University of Waterloo student, Sophia Gabriel.

    Sophia Gabriel (she/her) is a fourth-year Honours Science and Business student specializing in biotechnology. Sophia discusses how her interdisciplinary degree prepared her for the world of work, shares the importance of having a presence on LinkedIn and encourages women in STEM to step out of their comfort zones.

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