Finding a career you’ll love, pursuing further education, and thriving in Waterloo’s co-op program. 

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The Waterloo experience: Exploring careers and building skills for your future

Discover all the ways you can explore careers and build skills at Waterloo to set yourself up for success.


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What to expect in co-op

To co-op or not to co-op? This is an important decision you'll have to make when choosing a program at Waterloo. Here’s the inside scoop to help you decide if a co-op program is right for you!


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How co-op can help you explore potential careers

Maybe you've known for years what you want to do for a career but just aren't sure where to start. Cue co-op, a unique opportunity that helps you gain experience in your area of interest.


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How to choose a career

Deciding on a career can be daunting, but we have plenty of experience guiding students through the process. Learn how to choose the right career for you.  


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How to gain experience if you're not in co-op

You might have heard about co-op, but have you heard about the other opportunities to gain experience at Waterloo?


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