News archive - May 2018

Friday, May 25, 2018

Registration open for co-op fee focus groups

Thank you to everyone who took last week’s co-op fee survey. We received an amazing 3,900+ responses! The Co-op Fee Comprehensive Review team is now inviting all co-op students to participate in focus groups.

These focus groups are an opportunity to discuss into your questions about the co-op fee with fellow students and representatives from the Co-op Fee Comprehensive Review team.

Wednesday, May 23, 2018

How one grad’s career success started with her co-op work term employer

Debra Kakaria working with co-workers

When Debra Kakaria (Walker) (BES ’93) began her first of several co-op work terms with MacNaughton Hermsen Britton Clarkson Planning Limited (MHBC), she had no idea that she would one day become a partner of this firm.

Wednesday, May 23, 2018

A second chance at co-op

Tiffany Liu

by Tiffany Liu

I chose the University of Waterloo because of the co-op program. I was drawn to the possibility of experiencing the workplace as a student and I wanted to develop professional skills in hopes of expanding my opportunities.

Tuesday, May 15, 2018

We want your feedback! Take the co-op fee student survey

The co-op fee comprehensive review team has been working with a student advisory panel to understand and provide clarity on students’ questions about the co-op fee.

Wednesday, May 9, 2018

Landing the dream co-op job at Parks Canada

Rachel Dennis wasn't sure what to do after she graduated from high school. All she knew for sure was she loved teaching and the outdoors. She could see herself working at Parks Canada, but wasn't sure how to get there.