Important dates

Welcome, Waterloo co-op students! This webpage will give you a sense of what your recruiting term will look like if you're using the WaterlooWorks Co-op job board to search for jobs. For any jobs found outside of the WaterlooWorks Co-op job board, you can follow the arrange own job process!

Employers will be posting jobs in all of the cycles below, so keep applying until you have a match! Whether you end up finding a job in Cycle 1 or later in the recruitment process, great jobs will be available and we’re here to support you every step of the way. If you have any questions, please send a message to your co-op advisor via WaterlooWorks.

If you are still looking for a job for the fall 2022 work term, the last day to find work to earn a flexible co-op credit is October 31, 2022. Jobs are still being posted and employers will contact you directly to arrange interviews and discuss any offers.


Fall 2022 important dates

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  Number of apps you can submit Job postings open Apps due (ET) Interview period Employer rankings available (ET) Student rankings due (ET) Match results available 
(ET)
Cycle 1 Posting 1 Submit up to 50 apps Sept. 12 - 19 Sept. 20 at 9 a.m. Sept. 23 - 
Oct. 5
Oct. 6 at 2 p.m.  Oct. 7 at 2 p.m. Oct. 7 by end of day
Cycle 1 Posting 2 Submit up to 100 apps total (includes apps from previous cycle) Sept. 21 - 26 Sept. 27 at 9 a.m. Sept. 23 - 
Oct. 5
Oct. 6 at 2 p.m. Oct. 7 at 2 p.m. Oct. 7 by end of day
Cycle 2 Posting 1 Submit up to 150 apps total (includes apps from previous cycles) Oct. 11 - 17 Oct. 18 at 9 a.m. Oct. 21 - Nov. 2 Nov. 3 at
2 p.m.
Nov. 4 at
2 p.m.
Nov. 4 by end of day
Cycle 2 Posting 2 Submit up to 200 apps total (includes apps from previous cycles) Oct. 19 - 24 Oct. 25 at 9 a.m. Oct. 21 - Nov 2 Nov. 3 at
2 p.m.
Nov. 4 at
2 p.m.
Nov. 4 by end of day
Cycle 3
 
Submit up to 500 apps total (includes apps from all cycles) Beginning Nov. 7
New jobs are posted daily and stay live for 2 business days before closing at 9 a.m. (ET) - check back often!
Nov. 15 - 17 Nov. 17 at 8 p.m. Nov. 18 at 11 a.m. Nov. 18 by end of day
Cycle 4
 
Submit up to 500 apps total (includes apps from all cycles) Beginning Nov. 7
New jobs are posted daily and stay live for 2 business days before closing at 9 a.m. (ET) - check back often!
Nov. 22 - 24 Nov. 24 at 8 p.m. Nov. 25 at 11 a.m. Nov. 25 by end of day
Cycle 5
 
Submit up to 500 apps total (includes apps from all cycles) Beginning Nov. 7
New jobs are posted daily and stay live for 2 business days before closing at 9 a.m. (ET) - check back often!
Nov. 29 - Dec. 1 Dec. 1 at 8 p.m. Dec. 2 at 11 a.m. Dec. 2 by end of day
Cycle 6 Submit up to 500 apps total (includes apps from all cycles) Beginning Nov. 7
New jobs are posted daily and stay live for 2 business days before closing at 9 a.m. (ET) - check back often!
Dec. 6 - 8 Dec. 8 at 8 p.m. Dec. 9 at 11 a.m. Dec. 9 by end of day

exclamation markImportant notes

  • October 3: Last day to find work to earn a standard co-op credit for the fall 2022 work term.
  • October 10: No interviews/university closed (Thanksgiving holiday)
  • October 11 - 14: No interviews (Reading week)
  • October 31: Last day to find work to earn a flexible co-op credit for the fall 2022 work term.

Direct offers: Following the last match on December 9, you can continue searching for jobs until after your work term begins if you’re still looking for a job for the winter 2023 work term. After applying, employers will contact you directly to arrange interviews and discuss any offers.


Fall 2022 monthly calendar 


Winter 2023 important dates

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  Number of apps you can submit Job postings open Apps due (ET) Interview period Employer rankings available (ET) Student rankings due (ET) Match results available 
(ET)
Cycle 1 Posting 1 Submit up to 50 apps Jan. 9 - 16 Jan. 17 at 9 a.m. Jan. 23 - 
Feb. 8
Feb. 9 at 2 p.m.  Feb. 10 at 2 p.m. Feb. 10 by end of day
Cycle 1 Posting 2 Submit up to 100 apps total (includes apps from previous cycle) Jan. 18 - 23 Jan. 24 at 9 a.m. Jan. 23 - 
Feb. 8
Feb. 9 at 2 p.m. Feb. 10 at 2 p.m. Feb. 10 by end of day
Cycle 2 Posting 1 Submit up to 150 apps total (includes apps from previous cycles) Feb. 13 - 16 Feb. 17 at 11:59 p.m. (*new time) Mar. 1 - 8 Mar. 9 at
2 p.m.
Mar. 10 at
2 p.m.
Mar. 10 by end of day
Cycle 3
 
Submit up to 500 apps total (includes apps from all cycles) Beginning Mar. 14
New jobs are posted daily and stay live for 2 business days before closing at 9 a.m. (ET) - check back often!
Mar. 21 - 23 Mar. 23 at 8 p.m. Mar. 24 at 11 a.m. Mar. 24 by end of day
Cycle 4
 
Submit up to 500 apps total (includes apps from all cycles) Beginning Mar. 14
New jobs are posted daily and stay live for 2 business days before closing at 9 a.m. (ET) - check back often!
Mar. 28 - 30 Mar. 30 at 8 p.m. Mar. 31 at 11 a.m. Mar. 31 by end of day
Cycle 5
 
Submit up to 500 apps total (includes apps from all cycles) Beginning Mar. 14
New jobs are posted daily and stay live for 2 business days before closing at 9 a.m. (ET) - check back often!
Apr. 4 - 5 Apr. 5 at 8 p.m. Apr. 6 at 11 a.m. Apr. 6 by end of day
Cycle 6 Submit up to 500 apps total (includes apps from all cycles) Beginning Mar. 14
New jobs are posted daily and stay live for 2 business days before closing at 9 a.m. (ET) - check back often!
Apr. 11 - 13 Apr. 13 at 8 p.m. Apr. 14 at 11 a.m. Apr. 14 by end of day

exclamation markImportant notes

  • February 6: Last day to find work to earn a standard co-op credit for the winter 2023 term.
  • February 20: No interviews/University closed (Family day holiday).
  • February 21 - 24: No interviews (Reading week).
  • March 6: Last day to find work to earn a flexible co-op credit for the winter 2023 term. 
  • April 7: No interviews/University closed (Good Friday holiday).

Direct offers: Following the last match on April 14, you can continue searching for jobs until after your work term begins if you’re still looking for a job for the spring 2023 work term. After applying, employers will contact you directly to arrange interviews and discuss any offers.


Winter 2023 monthly calendar 

Suggested co-op work term start and end dates

  September - December 2022 January - April 2023 May - August 2023
Start date           September 6 January 9 May 8
End date   December 23 April 28 August 25

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