Thursday, January 30, 2020

Coronavirus update

Wednesday, December 2, 2020

Interdisciplinary hiring leads to better work environment, better product at global firm

Arup offices

Employing a workforce with diverse talents is a priority at an independent global design firm - and hiring University of Waterloo co-op students is a key part of their strategy.

Through community engagement and a team dedicated to mentorship as well as learning and development for staff, Arup’s Offices in Canada has distinguished itself as a standout student employer.

Monday, November 30, 2020

Waterloo Co-operative Education provides stability to companies during uncertain times

Waterloo co-op students at work

There’s one constant you can find at local business leaders like StantecSAP, and Faire and the fabled halls of Silicon Valley giants Google, Facebook, and Apple: University of Waterloo co-op students.

Wednesday, November 25, 2020

Tackling Tokyo a key part of student experience at Japanese software start-up

2 individuals working at the Curvegrid office

While developing technical skills is important during a co-op work term, a Japanese software company, founded by University of Waterloo graduates, is looking to give their co-op students a different type of learning experience.

Wednesday, November 18, 2020

Creating sustainable energy from the forest floor

Photo of a forest in india with logo of Avani Bio Energy

In a small community affected by excessive forest fires, University of Waterloo co-op students are helping establish safer living and clean energy.

Wednesday, November 11, 2020

Exceptional co-op student experience makes this company a top choice for Waterloo students

Co-op students working together at Splunk office.

Enabling students to become well-rounded professionals is a big part of how an American technology company is making a name for itself with University of Waterloo co-op students. 

Tuesday, November 3, 2020

Learning through osmosis – Training the next generation of genome scientists

Empty research lab

When the first complete genetic blueprint for human beings was completed in 2003, the door opened to major advances in the fields of medicine, biotechnology and the life sciences. 

Tuesday, October 27, 2020

Shopping for innovation: E-commerce giant hinges growth on employee empowerment

Co-op student and supervisor working together at Shopify.

In a time when technological innovation is more important than ever, a Canadian e-commerce giant isn’t losing focus on its most important asset: its people.

Monday, October 19, 2020

Vidyard offering prize for best student-produced video 

Student on their computer for a virtual video marketing course

University of Waterloo students will have a chance to display exemplary video development skills as part of a competition sponsored by a partnering local organization.

Kitchener-based video and business platform Vidyard is awarding $500 to the most inspiring video created by a Waterloo student as part of the Vidyard Video Challenge.

Friday, September 11, 2020

Shopify and the University of Waterloo have partnered to help students sharpen their e-commerce skills.

Student working on a website - shopify and uwaterloo logos displayed as well

Shopify and the University of Waterloo have partnered to help students sharpen their e-commerce skills through a free online course.