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Monday, December 10, 2018

Centre for Career Action (CCA) Appointments

Starting on December 10, 2018, the system for booking appointments related to work search, career planning and further education is moving to WaterlooWorks (WW).  Students can continue to go to the CCA website for information about appointment options; however, please note that the “Book an appointment” link will take you to WW. Once logged into WW, click on “Appointments” on the left navigation pane and follow the steps listed there to book an appointment.  

Monday, December 3, 2018

Centre for Career Action (CCA) Appointments

Starting on December 10, 2018, the system for booking appointments related to work search, career planning and further education is moving to WaterlooWorks (WW). Students can continue to go to the CCA website for information about appointment options; however, please note that the “Book an appointment” link will take you to WW. Once logged into WW, click on “Appointments” on the left navigation pane and follow the steps listed there to book an appointment.  

Friday, November 23, 2018

The Stigma of Continuous

By: Kamal R

There is often a negative perception of the continuous round. Students might assume that the jobs offered in the continuous round are not as valuable as those offered in the first interview cycle. There is also the pressing fear of not landing employment for the upcoming work term. However, did you know that there are a variety of benefits that the continuous round offers?

 

Monday, November 12, 2018

RBC Student Ambassador, Jennifer Quan shares her co-op experience

We’d like to introduce Jennifer Quan, a co-op student who just finished two work terms at RBC. Returning as an RBC Student Ambassador representing the Campus Recruitment Brand, she shares her experience and some of what she learned through her co-op experiences.

Monday, November 5, 2018

Main round ranking delay

Rankings were scheduled to open on Friday Nov 2 at 12 pm.  As a result of monitoring this activity a couple issues were recognized and quickly addressed.  First off, the rankings did not open at 12 pm, this was a result of user error when setting up the ranking opening time for students - this was corrected and resolved by approximately 12:20.  In addition, upon rankings opening given the heightened activity on the system there were some performance issues, that resolved themselves as the load on the system evened out.

Thursday, November 1, 2018

Networking nerves? Ten tips to help you make a positive and lasting impression!

A female student and a man shaking hands
Opportunities to engage with potential employers and experts in your field of study are fundamental to your career development and future goals. That’s why building your professional network can seem like such a daunting task. While it’s important to be yourself, it’s vital to take the necessary steps to ensure you can develop a strong connection with someone new.
 

Guarantee that you leave a positive first impression with these ten tips, designed to help you make the most out every networking opportunity:

Wednesday, October 31, 2018

Partners for Employment celebrates 25 years of career fair

Carer Fair 2018
by Victoria Chan

Last month, eager students leaped at the opportunity to network with more than 265 potential employers at the Partners for Employment (P4E), Career Fair. This event took place in the Manulife Sports Complex at RIM Park, with over 3,000 students attending – almost half were UWaterloo students.

Monday, October 29, 2018

Conquering Stress on Campus

Mia, Information Centre

By: Kamal Rajab​

There are many available resources on campus that can help aid students feeling overwhelmed about the co-op process. The Information Centre (IC) located in the Tatham Centre (TC) is one of the many resources on campus that provides immediate and practical co-op information, referrals and solutions to students, alumni, staff, parents, employers and the public.  

Monday, October 15, 2018

Further Education Fair 2018

The Further Education Fair will be held on Monday, October 22 from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. in the SLC Great Hall. This fair is your chance to explore post-degree options and meet staff and faculty from more than 90 institutions across Canada and abroad.

These representatives will provide information and answer your questions about career options, graduate school admission requirements, program specifics and application procedures and deadlines.

Come and explore programs in the following areas:

Wednesday, October 10, 2018

New student resource for accessibility and co-op

Students with permanent, temporary or suspected disabilities can now find support resources on Co-operative Education’s accessibility resources webpage. This resource is built to provide support for students with disabilities as they navigate through the co-op process. The new page addresses issues around support and planning for the recruitment process and in the workplace, a video on disclosure and services and tools available to students such as: