November 2021

Finding your first job is hard...but it gets easier

University of Waterloo Arts co-op student, Hameedat smiling in a garden

Hameedat Busari, a 4A Economics student at the University of Waterloo, shares some of her highlights and challenges of her co-ops during the pandemic! 

How has working remotely changed your lifestyle?

Learning and growing through the healthcare industry

University of Waterloo Honours Health Studies co-op student, Hussain, standing in a venue

Hi! My name is Hussain Ali Naqvi and I'm a 3B Honours Health Studies co-op student. I wanted to share my co-op experiences in the healthcare system and the lessons I've learned on my journey to becoming a physician!

Who is your employer?

Finding a sense of direction through co-op

University of Waterloo Math co-op student, Everett, smiling in front of a staircase

Everett Zhang, a second-year Honours Math student, interested in pursuing a major in Computational Mathematics, gives us a little insight into his very first co-op experience and how it has helped him boost his confidence! 

The pre-interview ritual you never knew you needed: 5 steps to confidence

Listing page image for pre-interview ritual blog, a meditating icon, with thought bubbles around it

A quick introduction!

“I’m so nervous!” The most overused line you say when you have an interview coming up. Your stomach hurts, you can’t think straight, you start having second thoughts, and ultimately just overwhelm yourself. But just like with most things in life, it's important that you mentally prepare yourself. You’re now probably asking, “Well how do I do that?” Don’t worry, I got you covered! Check out this pre-interview ritual I have created to help you get rid of those interview jitters.

Step 1: Wake up and have a healthy breakfast  

Bringing Lynk Global to the Middle Eastern market

University of Waterloo Science and Business co-op student, Souhail, smiling in Dubai

Souhail Aboulhoda, a third-year international student in Honours Science and Business, shares his various co-op experiences and says that co-op has taught him to become more patient!