News archive - November 2017

Monday, November 13, 2017

Call out for Co-op Student of the Year nominees

By: Matt McTavish, guest writer and co-op student

The Co-op Student of the Year Awards are back for 2017!  We are excited to announce that student applications and employer nominations can be submitted now.

Wednesday, November 8, 2017

HVACR Career Night: the hottest and coolest event in November

by Jacqueline Gergal.

Last Wednesday, November 1, Waterloo students learned about the heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration (HVACR) industry at the HVACR Career Information and Networking Night, hosted by Co-operative Education and the Centre for Career Action. The event brought students, employers and industry experts together to talk about careers and co-op opportunities in HVACR.

Wednesday, November 1, 2017

Kinesiology student bends over backwards for manufacturing safety

by Alecz Sallows.

Waterloo kinesiology student Mack Gingerich knows that better ergonomics can have a big impact on manufacturing. In his first co-op work term at Canadian automobile parts manufacturer Linamar, Mack conducted ergonomic tests on new production lines being built in the factory. His role was to identify changes that would increase the efficiency, comfort, and safety of workers - changes engineers could incorporate before the line was running in full production.

Wednesday, November 1, 2017

HVACR Career Information and Networking Event

The HVACR industry is growing quickly, with a need for talented workers. Learn about career paths and co-op opportunities in HVACR– heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration – from industry experts at CEE's upcoming info and networking event.

Wednesday, November 1 | 6:30-8:30 p.m.

RCH, room 307