Last month, eager students leaped at the opportunity to network with more than 265 potential employers at the Partners for Employment (P4E), Career Fair. This event took place in the Manulife Sports Complex at RIM Park, with over 3,000 students attending – almost half were UWaterloo students.
There are many available resources on campus that can help aid students feeling overwhelmed about the co-op process. The Information Centre (IC) located in the Tatham Centre (TC) is one of the many resources on campus that provides immediate and practical co-op information, referrals and solutions to students, alumni, staff, parents, employers and the public.
As a kinesiology student, you have more career options than you may realize. “After my co-op work term with BioPed, a career in pedorthics is a very real possibility for me,” said Ty Johnson, a fourth year Kinesiology co-op student.
Johnson used co-op as an opportunity to get his feet wet and find out what career path might work for him. He knew that physiotherapy and chiropractic are well-known options, but wanted to explore pedorthics.
The Further Education Fair will be held on Monday, October 22 from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. in the SLC Great Hall. This fair is your chance to explore post-degree options and meet staff and faculty from more than 90 institutions across Canada and abroad.
These representatives will provide information and answer your questions about career options, graduate school admission requirements, program specifics and application procedures and deadlines.
Students with permanent, temporary or suspected disabilities can now find support resources on Co-operative Education’s accessibility resources webpage. This resource is built to provide support for students with disabilities as they navigate through the co-op process. The new page addresses issues around support and planning for the recruitment process and in the workplace, a video on disclosure and services and tools available to students such as: