News archive - 2017

Tuesday, November 28, 2017

Broaden your Horizons- International Co-op

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2017 International Co-op Photo Contest 1st place winner: Karolina Gaebe (Asia)

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

Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Kinesiology student tackles new osteoporosis program

Waterloo kinesiology student Caray Ford is making people stronger. She developed an osteoporosis exercise program, Strong Bones, to help people with low bone mass strengthen their thoracic posture. Caray pitched the Strong Bones program to her co-op supervisor at Fit Bodies Fit Minds, a studio in Sault St. Marie that focuses on corrective exercise.

Thursday, November 16, 2017

Record number of co-op students interviewed this fall

by Jacqueline Gergal

A record-breaking 13,909 co-op students met with employers during the first ten days of main round employer interviews at the Tatham Centre this fall. That’s a 15 percent increase in interviews (including in-person, phone and web-based) over last year. On October 19, more than 1,700 interviews took place, breaking another record for the most interviews in one day.

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Co-op Connections Pay Off For These Alumni

Matt Paznar (BASc '05) will never forget his first co-op work term. After securing a position at engineering and environmental consulting firm R.J. Burnside & Associates Limited, he arrived in the office just after the Walkerton drinking water E. coli outbreak made news in 2000.

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.