Refer an employer

Young woman smiling and talking with another person.Share the benefits of hiring Waterloo co-op students with your contacts

Have you ever thought, “Why doesn’t every organization hire Waterloo co-op students?” or “I know someone who could benefit from having student talent on their team.”?

If so, consider referring a potential employer to hire Waterloo co-op students!


Why refer your contacts to hire a Waterloo student?

Illustration of a student walking up stairs to represent experiential learning#1 for hands on experiential learning

As Canada's leader in experiential learning, our students are equipped with the academic and technical skills needed for the workplace (Maclean's Student Voices Survey 2022). 

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 handshakeInternational award winnerfor employer-student connections

We are internationally recognized as the best institution in the world in helping organizations leverage student talent (QS Reimagine Education Awards 2023).

Invite your contacts to join more than 8,000 co-op employers around the world who recognize the benefits of hiring Waterloo co-op students.  


Refer a contact

Add your referral to this form and our team will follow up with them directly. We’ll also follow up to thank you for the referral. We appreciate you!

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