Find future-ready talent from the global leader in co-operative education

Looking for bright, innovative and skilled talent? You're in the right place! Waterloo co-op students are available for four or eight month work terms to help with large projects, daily tasks and everything in between. With more than 25,000 students from 120+ programs available to hire, we’re here to help you find the talent you need.

Our students combine top notch academic learning with work term experiences to bring you tech-savvy solutions, diverse perspectives and the ability to connect your business to the next generation mindset.

Join more than 7,500 other employers who have tapped into the value of co-op students from Waterloo. Register now and post a job! 

How does co-op work?

Register icon1) Register and postAffordable way to fill your talent needs

Access 25,000+ students available for full-time positions

interview icon2) Interview and hireTalent from 120+ accredited programs

Hire a student for 12 to 16 weeks.

repeat icon3) RepeatStudents are available year round

Easily repost your job for the next work term on WaterlooWorks

Why hire our co-op students? 

Illustration of a gear and lightbulb representing innovation29 years being rankedas Canada's most innovative university

Hiring our co-op students connects you with top talent from Canada’s most innovative university (Maclean’s Magazine).

Illustration of an students standing behind a handshake#1 in Canadafor employer-student connections

When hiring from Waterloo, we will connect you with top student talent, and guide you through the recruitment process (QS Graduate Employability Rankings 2020).

Illustration of a student walking up stairs to represent experiential learning#1 in Canadafor experiential learning

As Canada's leader in experiential learning, our students are equipped with the academic and technical skills needed for the workplace.

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  1. Mar. 30, 2023Co-op students help K-8 children lift their passion for STEAM to new heights at LAUNCH Waterloo
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    By: Namish Modi (he/him)

    LAUNCH Waterloo puts a unique spin on STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts and math) programming with the help of University of Waterloo co-op students.

  2. Mar. 29, 2023Arup is prioritizing a sustainable future with the help of co-op students
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  3. Mar. 16, 2023Co-op talent from Waterloo helps OpenText to navigate equity, diversity and inclusion
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    By: Krista Henry (she/her)

    OpenText looks to co-op talent from the University of Waterloo to create a career path for Black and female talent in technology at the company.

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  1. Apr. 5, 2023Talent Evolution Series - San Francisco
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    The tech world is evolving. Will you be prepared to leverage the next generation of talent?

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