From federally funded programs to developing your own business concept, you can take advantage of certificate programs and other ways you gain co-op credit through other programs.
Waterloo Experience (WE) Accelerate program
Develop in-demand skills with real-world work experience for a flexible work-term.
Enterprise Co-op (E Co-op) program
Start your own business while earning a co-op credit.
Bridging Entrepreneurs to Students (BETS) program
Are you a first work term student in Engineering, Math, Arts or Environment? Consider working for a local start-up.
Co-op Research Certificate
Complete the Co-op Research Certificate through research-focused work terms.
Job funding programs
There are funding programs available for employers hiring co-op students.