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Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Networking events to help you stand out

By Tharangi Uthayakumar

How do you get the interview? The one for that job you’ve been dreaming of for so long? One way is to attend Employer Information Sessions (EIS) hosted throughout the term. Attending EIS allows you to set yourself apart from everyone else vying for the same job.

Monday, April 9, 2018

Waterloo honours its top co-op students, including national winner

A student from the University of Waterloo is top co-op student for Canada, Ontario and the University for 2017.

Emily Pass, a student of physics and astronomy in Waterloo’s Faculty of Science, was just named Canada’s 2017 Co-op Student of the Year by Co-operative Education and Work-Integrated Learning Canada. She also won the Education at Work Ontario (EWO) Co-op Student of the Year award, Ontario’s top prize.

Monday, April 9, 2018

TourRadar’s 2018 Content Marketing Fellowship Award

Looking to take your experience international this summer? Check out the 2018 Content Marketing Fellowship Award, an opportunity to be a part of travel website TourRadar’s diverse team working on content creation and search engine marketing.

Thursday, March 29, 2018

A tale of two co-ops

by Mona Qutub, AHS Ambassador

Public Health is everywhere, whether it involves creating a website as a health and wellness resource or providing students experiencing a mental health crisis the resources they need.

Wednesday, March 28, 2018

One email away from your answer

by Tharangi Uthayakumar

Contacting my student advisor was my last resort after being unemployed months into the co-op job search process. At least, that’s what I thought until I got in touch with my student advisor at the time. I quickly found out there was an extensive support network available to me year-round.

Thursday, March 22, 2018

Chasing the dream of clean water through co-op

by Shawn Syjueco

In some parts of the world, it can take several hours each day to find uncontaminated water. Third-year Chemical Engineering student Uchenna Mbanefo’s dream is to eliminate this burden by making clean drinking water easily accessible in her home country of Nigeria.

Wednesday, March 14, 2018

Developing jobs for students

by Tharangi Uthayakumar

Going into a recruiting term is similar to getting ready for a big game: it can be both exhilarating and exhausting. Frustration levels can skyrocket as we all try to land our perfect dream co-op jobs.

Monday, March 5, 2018

Largest student attendance in half a decade at Job Fair 2018

by Shawn Syjueco

Wintry weather didn't stop over 3,750 students from attending the Partnerships for Employment (P4E) Job Fair 2018 at RIM Park last month. The annual employment fair drew crowds of students from the University of Waterloo, University of Guelph, Wilfrid Laurier University and Conestoga College.

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Introducing your co-op student writer

by Tharangi Uthayakumar

It’s the building on campus we visit often but know so little about. Other than attending your scheduled interviews here, do you really know what goes on inside the Tatham Centre?

Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Representing students in co-operative education

by Matt McTavish

Have you ever had a question about the initiatives being taken by Co-operative Education? Chances are a member of the Co-op Student Council (CSC) has brought it up for discussion. “CSC is designed to bridge the gap between Co-operative and Experiential Education, the Federation of Students (Feds) and students” say Hannah Beckett, Feds Co-op Affairs Commissioner.

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