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 alumni student 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.

From India to Cali: Working on a flipped schedule

University of Waterloo Arts co-op student, Sharanya smiling in front of a wall

Sharanya Karkera, a second-year Arts and Business student is currently working remotely from India for her first 8-month co-op term. 

Never hesitate to ask questions, just do it

University of Waterloo Engineering co-op student Prithika smiling in a forest

Prithika Hariharan, a second-year Management Engineering student shares the impact she created during her two co-op terms. 

Prithika spent her first co-op term at a start-up called Makeship who produces plush toys. Makeship wanted Prithika to create a dashboard that would allow their company to communicate with clients. How cool, right?

Don't give up, arrange your own job!

University of Waterloo Public Health co-op student Fatima Khalid smiling in front of a red wall

Fatima Khalid, a 3B student in public health minoring public policy admin and pursuing an option in aging studies talks about her first co-op experience by arranging her own job. Fatima has completed her first co-op term at Four Corners Health Care Centre as a Youth Service Project Worker by arranging her own job. 

 

Getting a taste of different work environments

Celina wearing sunglasses and smiling in front of a lake

Celina Maya Mohni, a 4A Geography and Environmental Management (GEM) student who is currently specializing in climate science and working towards a diploma in sustainability at the University of Waterloo shares her co-op experience and how her skills have developed during her work terms.

Contributing to the health and safety of Canadians during uncertain times

Noah wearing a suit and smiling
Over the course of the 2021 winter term, I completed my co-op working as a clinical research assistant for LMC Manna Research in Toronto. I was given the exciting opportunity to work on many ongoing clinical health trials in Canada.

Building confidence in pharmacies and hospitals

Nav infront of trees smiling

Navreet, a 4th year pharmacy student at the University of Waterloo shares her venture in the healthcare system. 

Nav started off her first co-op term as a Pharmacy student at Rexall Pharmacy in Mississauga. Her role varied from dispensing and filling medication to counselling and doing medication reviews with patients. 

Connecting with nature and exploring new cities through co-op

Sam taking a selfie and smiling in her living room

Sam Bycraft, a 4B Geography and Environment Management student enjoyed her co-op term while being outdoors!

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