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Co-op

Waterloo hosts the largest co-op program on the planet, with connections to over 4,500 employers. As an engineering or architecture student at Waterloo you'll automatically be entered into the co-op program.

Throughout your degree, you'll gain up to two years of real-world experience, build connections in industry and strengthen your professional skills with WatPD-Engineering, an online program that covers résumé writing, networking and more. On average, engineering students earn $50,000 to $90,000 over six work terms, helping to pay for tuition, books and living expenses.

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