Working abroad

Photo Contest 2018 - 1st Place

2018 Co-op Photo Contest: 1st place winner - Rebecca Wong, Mechanical Engineering, on her Spring 2018 work term to Hong Kong

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Welcome to international co-op!

Experience a work term in your field of study outside of Canada. Learn more about co-op work terms abroad through this site.

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Mandatory pre-departure training

If you have done a previous work term abroad or not, you must complete the online pre-departure training in LEARN. This is mandatory for all Waterloo students.  Instructions will be sent to you once your job is on your work term record and you have been enrolled in the training.

Relevant contacts

  • International visas/permits to go abroad: cecainties@uwaterloo.ca
  • International (non-USA) co-op opportunities: cecaintam@uwaterloo.ca
  • USA J-1 visa information: cecausaies@uwaterloo.ca
  • USA co-op opportunities: Your assigned WTS (information on WaterlooWorks)
  • Co-op work permits for international visa students studying at uWaterloo: cecaint1@uwaterloo.ca

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