News archive - March 2018

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.