Posts for Future undergraduate students

Co-op helps Math student find his interest in Actuarial Science

Adam McIntosh, University of Waterloo Math Business co-op student smiling

Adam McIntosh, a 3B Math Business student pursuing a double degree in Actuarial Science and Statistics, shares his co-op experience and how it has helped toward his career goals.  

The co-op life in Pharmacy

University of Waterloo, Pharamacy Co-op student, Max smiling

Max Kisil, a third-year Pharmacy student, shares his co-op journey from Grand River Hospital and Lancaster Wellness Pharmacy. 

Discovering a passion for research through co-op

University of Waterloo student Jordan Ducatel, 3B Honours Physics and Astronomy student smiling by a lake.

Jordan Ducatel, a 3B Honours Physics and Astronomy student, shares how he found his passion for research in Physics through co-ops. 

Jordan's first co-op:

Working in a world between Environment and Business

University of Waterloo Environment Co-op student, Sam Rehan smiling

Sam Rehan, a third-year international student pursuing Environment and Business, shares his experience in the co-op world between Environment and Business.  

How opportunities can grow into new passions

University of waterloo Public Health co-op student, Nilusha smiling beside a tree

Nilusha Rattansi, a third-year Honours Public Health student, also pursuing a minor in French, shares her co-op experience by encouraging us to try new things! 

Nilusha spent her first co-op term at the Ontario Ministry for Seniors and Accessibility in Toronto followed by her next co-op term where she was at Year Zero Studios as a Research and Digital Marketing Fellow. 

Prepare yourself for the real world with real work experiences

University of Waterloo Environment Co-op student, Peter Voltsinis smiling

Peter Voltsinis, an Honours Planning alum from the University of Waterloo, says he can’t imagine his journey without co-op. 

Work hard right from the beginning

University of Waterloo, 2nd year Environment Co-op student, Nickie smiling at lakeshore beach

Nickie Senthil Kumar, a second-year Honours Environment, Resources and Sustainability (ERS) student with a minor in Legal Studies at the University of Waterloo, shares a glimpse of her first work term.

My first co-op experience:

Arranging your own job as a Kinesiology student

University of Waterloo, Faculty of Health, Kinesiology Co-op student, Jonah Lazar smiling

Jonah Lazar, a Kinesiology alum explains how arranging your job is an essential part of looking for a co-op job! 

Never stop believing in yourself

University of Waterloo, Math Co-op student, Priyanka Saha sitting on grass

Priyanka Saha, a second-year international student pursuing Computer Science under the Faculty of Math shares the difficulties in finding the first co-op amidst Covid-19 pandemic.

Journey behind landing the first co-op:

Math is more versatile than you think

University of Waterloo, Math Co-op student, Erik Liang smiling

Erik Liang is currently pursuing a double major within the Faculty of Math, Financial Analysis and Risk Management (FARM) and Statistics. He shares his perspective as a co-op student while working at several Canadian banks.

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