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. May 25, 2023Waterloo co-op students help drive sustainability at Definity
    Group of Definity co-op students and employees holding a sign saying they provided 1,588 meals at the food bank

    By: Namish Modi (he/him)

    The organization prioritizes the environment, inclusion and community involvement with student support.

  2. May 23, 2023Betting on Waterloo co-op students has big wins for Score Media and Gaming Inc.
    Waterloo co-op students presenting at a meeting with theScore

    By: Krista Henry (she/her)

    When it comes to a clear win in the talent arena, Score Media and Gaming (theScore) is ahead of the game.

    By hiring Waterloo co-op students, the company brings in fresh digital talent to help them stay on top.

  3. May 18, 2023Co-op student supports Nominal Controls’ research and development technology for space application
    Nominal Controls team manager and lead engineer standing with University of Waterloo co-op student, Matthew Bridger

    By: Krista Henry (she/her)

    Canadian manufacturer Nominal Controls is tapping into student talent to help transform semiconductor-based technologies.

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