News archive - 2017

Wednesday, December 20, 2017

St. Joe's hires "co-op army" to become leader in digital healthcare

When your supervisor tells you to hire 60 co-op students for the fall 2017 term, what goes through your mind?

"When I heard we needed 60 students, I thought it was crazy," laughs Chelsea King,

Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Engineering a new future through nanotech career paths

by Jacqueline Gergal.

The Quantum Nano-Centre was bustling with 200+ nanotechnology students who attended the third annual Waterloo Nanotechnology Conference last month.

Monday, December 11, 2017

Easy steps to make the most out of your co-op work term

By: Jacqueline Gergal, Matt McTavish, guest writers and co-op students

A new co-op position is no different from any new job. Adjusting to the demands and workloads of a new workplace takes time. During a co-op term, you often have to learn new skills, adapt to a new culture and become comfortable with job responsibilities all in a short period of time. 

Wednesday, December 6, 2017

From co-op student to engineering company owner

by Jacqueline Gergal.

Less than a decade after completing four co-op work terms with A-D Engineering Group Ltd., Waterloo grad Chris Newman, P.Eng, M.Eng, is now a principal co-owner of the company.

Wednesday, November 29, 2017

Where in the World? International Photo Contest 2017

by Jacqueline Gergal.

International Education Week kicked off with co-op’s eighth annual Where in the World? International Co-op Photo Contest. The contest showcased the unique experiences of Waterloo co-op students across the globe. In just five hours on November 16, more than 300 students, employers and university staff members voted for their top two photo picks.  

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