Equity, diversity and inclusion: Ina’s path

A photo of Ina, a UWaterloo Arts co-op student, holding a cat and smiling.

Hey everyone! My name is Ina (she/her), and I am in my third-year at the University of Waterloo, obtaining an Honours Arts degree with a double major in Psychology and Social Development Studies.  

How many co-op work terms have you done and where have you done them?  

Consulting, tracking snakes, and writing: environment for life

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Ishani Dasgupta (she/her), a fourth-year Environment, Resources and Sustainability student, gives us an exclusive look into the various positions she has done in the environmental sector, and teaches us to always be ourselves no matter what! 

Ishani has completed a total of four co-op terms:  

Tutoring on co-op: a teachable moment

A photo of Manvi, a UWaterloo arts co-op student, sitting on a sofa and smiling.

Hi! My name is Manvi (she/her) and I’m an Honours Arts and Business co-op student and I completed my first work term this winter. My major is Economics and I'm also working towards a minor in Legal Studies.

What are some main projects that you worked on during your co-op term?

Research in equestrian training: Max's first co-op journey

A photo of co-op student Max wearing a University of Waterloo lab coat.

Max Homm is a Science student in Honours Biology going into his 2B academic term. He describes his first co-op experience and the skills he developed during his term at Levade!

How many co-op work terms have you done and where have you done them?

Blogs, writing, action: Fatima’s experience

A photo of Fatima standing and smiling with her arms wrapped around a tree.

Hi everyone! My name is Fatima Muni and I am a third-year Arts and Business co-op student at Waterloo. I am excited to take you through my co-op journey working at Co-operative and Experential Education (CEE), and what I did during the eight months that I was there.  

Creating content with Shraddha: behind-the-scenes

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Shraddha Gourishetty (she/her), a second-year Environment student studying in the Geomatics program, gives us a look into her very first co-op term working in social media and shares how this experience has changed her perspective on content creation.

An alumni’s nontraditional co-op adventure: Muni’s way

A photo of Abdurrahman in a maroon suit against a grey backdrop.

Abdurrahman Muni, a Waterloo alumnus who graduated in 2016 from the Arts and Business program, gives us a glimpse into his unique co-op journey and tells us about the entrepreneurial business he is running six years later in career coaching.

During his time at Waterloo, Muni completed a total of five co-op work term:

Stepping stones to co-op success

A photo of Sanooba standing in front of the Sun Life Financial building.

Sanooba Uddin, a fourth-year Health Studies student, describes her current co-op position at Sun Life Financial as well as her experiences finding a co-op placement during difficult times.

Programming humanoid robots at Tesla: Brandon’s co-op journey

A photo of Waterloo co-op student Brandon Goh smiling and giving two thumbs up beside a Tesla sign.

My name is Brandon Goh and I am a third-year Mechatronics Engineering student. I will be sharing my co-op experiences that range from debugging financial applications to programming cutting-edge innovations, such as Tesla’s humanoid robot!

Developing an interest in research studies

A photo of Waterloo health student Rachel hooking wires on a person on her co-op job experience. .

Rachel Almaw, a fourth-year Health Studies student, shares what it has been like working with Dr. Monica Maly in the Mobilize Clinical Biomechanics Lab during her second co-op term!

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