University COVID-19 update.

  • Visit our Coronavirus Information website for more information.
  • Have questions about how the COVID-19 pandemic affects you as an employer? Read our Frequently Asked Questions about co-op for employers for current information on this situation. You can also learn more about 2020 co-op work term updates.
  • Wondering how to manage co-op students working remotely?  We've connected with co-op employers and students to collect best practices to help transition your co-op students to work from home.

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The University of Waterloo is home to some of the brightest and most talented students in the world studying at Canada's most innovative university for 28 years in a row (Maclean's).

We are also recognized as #1 in Canada for employer-student connections (QS World University Rankings).

Join more than 6,800 other employers who have tapped into the value of co-op students from Waterloo. Register now and post a job! 

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Access 21,000+ students available for full-time positions

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Hire a summer student for 8 to 16 weeks.

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Easily repost your job for the next work term on WaterlooWorks

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  1. Jan. 30, 2020Coronavirus update
  2. May 5, 2020300+ co-op students help Waterloo transition to online courses
    Students walking by the south campus entrance of University of Waterloo.

    The University of Waterloo is leveraging more than 300 co-op students to support faculties in the development and delivery of new online academic courses.

  3. Apr. 14, 2020Waterloo’s Norah McRae and Judene Pretti among CEIA’s 2020 award recipients
    Image of Dr. Norah McRae Associate Provost, Co-operative and Experiential Education and Dr. Judene Pretti Director, WatCACE
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