Posts for the Topic Mentorship

One organization, two different roles

University of Waterloo Health Science co-op student, Abdullah Butt, smiling in a building.

Abdullah Butt (he/him), a fourth-year student in the Health Science program, shares what it has been like to work in research for both of his co-ops and how he was able to successfully take lead on one of his projects!

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!

Mentorship and making a difference at RBC

Andrea smiling in front of brown architecture

Andrea Chakma, a third-year mechatronics engineering student shares a little bit about her experience at the Royal Bank of Canada and TJX Canada.