Benefits of hiring Waterloo students and alumni

Man and woman looking at a computer screenTop five reasons to hire Waterloo students and alumni

  1. Depth and breadth of talent pool
    • 122 programs​ accredited by the Canadian Association for Co-operative Education (CAFCE) from a wide range of academic disciplines
    • Largest co-op program of its kind in the world with more than 19,000 participating students and thousands of alumni
  2. World-class experience
    • Global industry leaders hire talented Waterloo students consistently, year after year
    • Students and alumni work in more than 60 countries
  3. Streamlined process
    • Straightforward and simple process refined over 50+ years
    • A dedicated team of representatives will help you every step of the way
  4. Freshness and versatility
    • ​​​Youthful Waterloo brains are connected to current technology and bring a fresh perspective
    • Comprehensive job-skill development courses prepare students for seamless integration into any workplace
  5. Year-round availability and affordability
    • Cost-effective and timely recruitment method
    • Co-op students begin work in January, May, or September for four months or longer, depending on the program
    • Alumni and graduating students are available year-round

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