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Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Campus Connect

Students now see the 'Campus Connect' tab on their WaterlooWorks dashboard.

Monday, February 4, 2019

Public Health Student Lands Co-op Job at P4E Job Fair

Marika Frank

By Jillian Smith, Communications and Marketing Associate, Co-op Student

When Marika Frank first walked into RIM Park on Job Fair day, she had no idea that she would be meeting her future supervisor.

Thursday, January 24, 2019

How to quickly build a productive working relationship with your new boss

Gloria Eid, Student Advisor

By Gloria Eid, Student Advisor for co-op students working in Western Canada

What does it take to set up a clear, open working relationship with your boss when you’re new to the job?

I’ve met with over 300 co-op students on their work terms in the past two years, and I discover time and time again that the difference for those who have an engaged, supportive working relationship with their managers is that they discuss expectations and communication styles early on in their work term.

Thursday, December 20, 2018

Health Studies co-op student saves a life

Co-op student Jashandeep Sohal is presented with an award by her employers, Rex and Meera Mohamed

During her first year of studies, Jashandeep Sohal volunteered at the Waterloo Walk-in Clinic, one of 17 medical clinics that comprise the family-owned business founded by Rex Mohamed and his wife Meera.

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: