Step-by-step co-op hiring guide

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WaterlooWorks is designed to help you reach the largest co-op student talent pool in Canada. Our online recruitment system uses hiring cycles to take you through the hiring process. Posting a job on WaterlooWorks is free and we have a dedicated team to help you throughout the process.
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Benefits of using the WaterlooWorks co-op job board

  • Our co-op job board is a free-of-charge, one-stop-shop to post job(s), reserve interview dates/times, select interview candidates, conduct interviews, rank candidates and match with a student.
  • Posting your job on WaterlooWorks will maximize your exposure to our top talent:
    • We have more than 10,000 co-op students available every term.
    • The co-op job board is the first place students go for job opportunities.
  • Our hiring cycles and rank-match process connect you with students across all our 120+ programs.
    • Hiring cycles give you the flexibility to hire at the right time for your organization.
    • Approximately 80% of students are employed via the rank-match process.
  • Access personalized support during the entire recruitment and hiring process. Your dedicated service team includes an account manager and account co-ordinator.

Steps to hire a student through the WaterlooWorks co-op job board