Benefits of hiring Waterloo students and alumni

Top six reasons to hire Waterloo students and alumni

  1. Depth and breadth of talent pool
    • 122 programs  accredited by Co-operative Education and Work-Integrated Learning Canada (CEWIL) 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
  1. Diverse skills and experience
  • Students bring diversity to your organization which helps create a unique, productive and innovative culture
  •  Our students possess distinct skills sets and experiences that can be an asset to your unique hiring needs. Learn more about Waterloo's inclusive hiring process for co-op.

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