Employer resources

Recruitment resources

Ready to recruit and hire a co-op student? Here are some valuable resources we've compiled to help you through the process:

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Write the perfect job description

Write a five-star job description to attract next gen talent.

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Equity, Diversity and Inclusion best recruitment practices

Discover how to make EDI a priority in your recruitment strategy.

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Accessibility and hiring co-op students

Learn how to recruit with accessibility in mind.

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Interview best practices 

Gain insights on top-notch interview best practices, backed by research.

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U.S. Visa information

Hiring from the U.S.? Understand the U.S. J-1 visa process.

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Work term resources

Once you've hired a co-op student, we encourage you to check out these resources we created to help you have a successful work term.

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Refresh your onboarding process

Discover the most effective tactics to engage new talent.

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Manage a successful work term

Review our research-backed tips to manage a meaningful work term. 


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Supporting co-op students remotely

Learn best practices for working remotely with co-op students.

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Accessibility in the workplace

Learn how to be an accessible and inclusive employer. 


Campus engagement opportunities 

Want to increase your brand presence at Waterloo? Here are some opportunities to engage with Waterloo students and our campus community: