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Work reports are a critical aspect of the co-op work term experience. The ability to write a strong analytical report is a transferrable skill that will benefit you in any workplace. Many UWaterloo departments offer work report awards with cash prizes for well-written reports

A minimum of four satisfactory work reports (one from PD and three from work terms) are required for graduation in most programs. Check with your undergraduate department for any work report requirements specific to your program.

If your faculty has other requirements, they’re listed in the Undergraduate Calendar.

Mathematics students

If you’re a Math student, you must submit your work report to your employer as well as to the university.

Your employer will complete and submit to you an employer work report evaluation form.