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Jan. 4, 2017 Open roads: one co-op student’s experience working abroad

Having completed over half of her co-operative education abroad in Jordan, Turkey and Singapore, Nataly Arar recognizes the value of an international co-op experience. “I find it important to challenge my way of life,” explained Arar, who is in her fourth year of urban planning at Waterloo. “I find it critical to understand different methods of sustainability and, in many ways, survival. To be able to work together we must understand each other.”

Dec. 7, 2016 Giving students a competitive EDGE

A new initiative to support student employability is coming to campus. EDGE is an optional experiential education certificate program for traditional (non co-op) students. The program is designed to offer students professional development, career readiness and planning for future success in the workforce.

Nov. 30, 2016 JobMine to go offline at 4 p.m. on Friday, December 2

A note from Co-operative Education & Career Action

On Friday, December 2, JobMine will go offline as part of the transition to WaterlooWorks, the University of Waterloo’s new employment administration system.

“WaterlooWorks is on schedule to roll out in January 2017,” says Dianne Bader, Director, Operations for Co-operative Education & Career Action (CECA). “Students should be focused on acing their exams, so the disruption to them during this time period will be minimized.” 

Jan 24 2016 WCDE and Co-op