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July 15, 2016 Co-op supervisors share their perspectives in research project

By Colleen Nevison

The Waterloo Centre for the Advancement of Cooperative Education (WatCACE) has recently completed a project investigating the perceptions of co-op supervisors and their experiences with students in the workplace. A key learning from this study is that both supervisors and students should be encouraged to engage in a conversation about what the supervisor expects for the work term.

July 6, 2016 Record number of co-op jobs filled in a spring term

by Andreea Perescu

Break out the record books – 2,789 jobs were filled during main-round interviews in June, the highest number ever recorded for a fall work term! More than 16,000 individual student interviews took place during this time.

This comes after a record breaking spring term where 6,000 students were employed and the year-over-year employment rate rose 1.3 per cent to 96.3 per cent.

Jan 24 2016 WCDE and Co-op