News archive - April 2018

Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Reflecting on an amazing work term

By Tharangi Uthayakumar

With the term drawing to a close, I wanted to share my personal experiences working as a co-op student experience associate for Co-operative Education (CE). I had the chance to develop my decision-making and problem-solving skills while gaining deeper knowledge about the ins-and-outs of CE during my time here.

Wednesday, April 25, 2018

A co-op term built on experience

by Jacqueline Gergal

“I was excited to arrive on-site and see all the progress that happened in my absence,” said Patricia Baranoski, a third-year Civil Engineering co-op student.

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.