Posts for the Topic Arts

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?  

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?

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.  

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:

Defying the odds while working in finance

University of Waterloo Arts co-op student, Falak Ismaili, smiling in a building.

Falak Ismaili, a third-year Accounting and Financial Management (AFM) student, shares her co-op experience working in the financial sector and how she conquers the hurdles that come along with it!

Providing support for students, faculty and staff on campus

University of Waterloo Arts co-op student, Maya Ghion, in front of a tree and smiling.

My name is Maya (she/her) and I am a third-year Social Development Studies co-op student with a minor in Peace and Conflict Studies. I have completed two work terms; I have worked for the University of Waterloo as an online learning assistant and at Renison University College as an academic programs assistant.

American Express, here I come

University of Waterloo Arts co-op student, Rashmi Jayaram, smiling outside, with pine trees and water in the background.

Rashmi Jayaram, a 4B Arts student studying Honours Economics, dives into her experiences working in product marketing and tells us how her hard work and dedication landed her a full-time job at American Express - the same company she completed her final co-op!

Rashmi has completed a total of five co-op work terms:

Making a difference at Red Canari

University of Waterloo Arts co-op student, Ingrid Kaffka, smiling.

Through her dedication to Red Canari, Ingrid Kaffka (she/her) is the recipient of the 2021 Arts Co-op Student of the Year Award! Kaffka, a fourth-year Arts student in the Rhetoric, Media and Professional Communication (RMPC) program, shares her experience working at Red Canari and tells us what the key to becoming successful in your co-op role is.

Gaining soft skills: first work term perspective

University of Waterloo Arts co-op student, Ceanna Aranha, smiling outside.

Ceanna Aranha (she/her), a third-year Accounting and Financial Management (AFM) student, shares what her experience was like working at one of the Big Four accounting firms, KPMG, and how this co-op term has helped strengthen her soft skills and career knowledge!

Turning a co-op position into a full-time career at KPMG

University of Waterloo Arts and Business co-op alum, Daynica Fisher, standing and smiling in a forest

Daynica Fisher is an Arts and Business Waterloo alum who majored in Sociology and minored in Human Resources Management. She shares her co-op experiences working in human resources and administration and how her co-op positions led her to a full-time career.

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