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Where do co-op students work?

Waterloo co-op students work with organizations ranging from small start-ups to national governments and some of the world's biggest companies, including Snapchat, Barclays, General Motors, Google, Morgan Stanley, and Disney.

Choose your experience by the types of jobs you apply to through Waterloo's interview process.

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Federal, provincial, municipal, international agencies

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Banks, insurance companies, investment firms

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Small and large firms in Canada, Silicon Valley, and elsewhere

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Consulting, urban planning, engineering, law

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Universities, colleges, schools

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Hospitals, rehab centres, research, pharmaceuticals

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Hydro companies, oil and gas, transit, telecommunications

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Mining, auto manufacturers, consumer goods

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Social media, public relations, marketing, publishing


Work term locations

Most work terms are in Kitchener-Waterloo, Toronto, and Ottawa, but Silicon Valley and New York City are common destinations for some programs.

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