News for Current students

Thursday, July 22, 2021

Leading Healthcare Data Scientist shows WE Accelerate students that success in AI is about more than technical intelligence

Dr. Helia Mohammadi, National Chief Data Scientist and Healthcare Industry Lead for Microsoft Canada, smiling

By: Matthew King

In their first day of the skill development component, students in the Waterloo Experience Accelerate Microsoft Azure Artificial Intelligence stream saw a real-world application of the skills they are about to learn.

Wednesday, January 20, 2021

P4E Job Fair – How do you prepare for a virtual fair as a student?

laptop on desk with the words "job fair" written on the screen

By Cassie Harrison

Like many others, graduation is right around the corner. One more term of a full-time course load and I’ll be in the real world, meaning it’ll be time to start my career. But how does one prepare themselves for their future in these unprecedented times? How do you network and make industry connections when everything has gone digital? These are the questions that haunted me, until I learned that Partners for Employment (P4E) would still be hosting their annual career fair, only this time virtually.

Monday, October 19, 2020

Sharpen up your video skills for a chance at $500

Student on their computer for a virtual video marketing course

As a University of Waterloo student, here is your chance to display exemplary video development skills as part of a competition sponsored by a partnering local organization.

Kitchener-based video and business platform Vidyard is awarding $500 to the most inspiring video created by a Waterloo student as part of the Vidyard Video Challenge.

Wednesday, May 27, 2020

CEE and WI collaborate to support co-op students

CEE and WI collaborate to support co-op students

Waterloo International (WI) has allocated $20,000 to support co-op students. This is the result of a collaboration with Co-operative and Experiential Education (CEE), who identified a need to provide additional resources to international students.

“Traditionally, our international co-op students have a great track record of finding employment,” says Norah McRae, associate provost of CEE. “The pandemic has added challenges and barriers that we’re committed to helping them overcome.”

Wednesday, May 13, 2020

University of Waterloo Recognizes 2019’s Co-op Student of the Year Award Recipients

Photos of the 6 Co-op Student of the Year Award Recipients

Every year, six exceptional co-op students, one from each faculty, are recognized by the University of Waterloo for their contribution to their employer, their community and the further development of experiential education.