Posts for Future undergraduate students

Putting your best foot forward into physics and computer science research

Jessica Bohm smiling while standing in front of staircase

The Co-op Student of the Year for the Faculty of Mathematics is Jessica Bohm (she/her). Jessica combined her passion for computer science and curiosity for physics at TRIUMF.

Renewable solutions: problem solving in the energy sector

Frances Hallen smiling while standing in front of staircase

Frances Hallen (she/her) is the Co-op Student of the Year for the Faculty of Engineering this year.

Making impacts to quality of life through scientific research

Milena Gojsevic smiling while standing in front of staircase

Milena Gojsevic (she/her) is the Co-op Student of the Year for the Faculty of Science. During her work term at Sunnybrook Hospital, she displayed commitment and curiosity towards scientific research.

Turning co-op dreams into reality through genetic counselling

Danielle Lebowitz smiling while standing in front of staircase

This year’s Co-op Student of the Year for the Faculty of Health is fourth-year Health Studies student Danielle Lebowitz (she/her).

Making the best out of waste: a greener future

Avery Sudsbury smiling while standing in front of staircase

Avery Sudsbury’s (she/her) passion and curiosity for the waste industry, demonstrated during her work term at the Engineering and Environmental Services, Region of Waterloo, has earned her the title of 

All hands on deck: co-op at the School of Anatomy

University of Waterloo students, Kaija and Megan, posing with their arms crossed in their lab coats.

Kaija Donaldson (she/her) and Megan Davitsky (she/her) are both entering their third year of Kinesiology. Having completed their first two co-op terms at the School of Anatomy, Kaija and Megan discuss their work as anatomy program assistants, the positive impacts they have made on Waterloo youth and what they hope to accomplish in the future.   

Scaling new heights on co-op

University of Waterloo student, Ryan Tang, taking a photo with his camera.

Ryan Tang (he/him) is a third-year Geological Engineering student with an unwavering spirit for adventure. He narrates the thrilling story behind the photo that won him first place in the “Where in the World?!” photo contest, recaps valuable lessons from all three of his work terms and provides insight for students considering an international experience of their own.

Sparking change from Waterloo to Austria

University of Waterloo student, Jessica Bona, smiling at a lookout point in Europe.

Jessica Bona (she/her) is a fourth-year Environment, Resources and Sustainability (ERS) student pursuing a minor in Peace and Conflict studies. As a recurring residence don at United College and Captain of the University of Waterloo dance team she is a pillar of the school community. Jessica discusses what drew her towards ERS, the value of working for a non-profit and her experience conducting research in Austria.  

Crunching numbers and building dreams

University of Waterloo student, Arnav Gupta, standing in front of a colourful wall.

Arnav Gupta (he/him), a third-year Honours Mathematics and Business Administration student, is making a name for himself in finance, one co-op term at a time. He shares some key advice on the value of online courses and volunteer opportunities, how to manage stress and how to remain adaptable when facing new challenges.  

“Seeking discomfort leads to great personal growth”

University of Waterloo student, Sam Roberge-Arnott, standing outside of Griffith Observatory with his bicycle.

Sam Roberge-Arnott (he/him) is in his fourth year of studying mechatronics engineering. Having completed six work terms, Sam imparts wisdom on building connections in university, standing out in competitive programs and embracing international opportunities.