Tuesday, February 13, 2024

MAC LLP relies on co-op students’ fresh perspectives to help transform the accounting industry

MAC LLP co-op students and employee standing in front of logo at the office

The accounting firm hires eight to ten students each year to help clients with their accounting and financial needs.

Thursday, February 8, 2024

In conversation with Charlotta Carter: a Black tech entrepreneur

African inspired design. Text says Black history month panel discussion - Building career paths for black talent.

Celebrating Black History Month

By: Krista Henry (she/her)

Wednesday, February 7, 2024

How to bridge barriers for equity-deserving learners in the workplace

Employer demonstrating use of equipment to two co-op students.

By: Krista Henry (she/her)

The latest research from Waterloo’s Work-Learn Institute (WxL) provides actionable strategies for employers to transform their workplaces to support equity-deserving learners, like students.

Thursday, February 1, 2024

In conversation with Derrick Raphael: an advocate for underrepresented talent

African inspired design. Text says Black history month panel discussion - Building career paths for black talent.

Celebrating Black History Month

By: Krista Henry (she/her)

Derrick Raphael (he/him), CEO and founder of ICON Talent Partners educates, trains and mentors diverse talent and exposes them to high-impact sectors where they are often underrepresented. 

Thursday, January 18, 2024

Kinesiology students teach anatomy to equity-deserving students in Waterloo region

Elementary school students learning in a human anatomy laboratory

Waterloo co-op students develop and deliver anatomy workshops

By: Lily Francis (she/her)

University of Waterloo Kinesiology co-op students Megan Davitsky and Kaija Donaldson used innovation and creativity to teach workshops about anatomy to equity-deserving students.

Wednesday, December 20, 2023

Counting down the top co-op employer stories of 2023

2023 the top stories of the year with confetti in the background

By: Namish Modi (he/him) and Krista Henry (she/her)

What were some of the top co-op and next generation talent stories of the year?

These top stories provide insights about emerging talent and showcase how Waterloo students add value to the organizations and industries where they work.


Here are the most-viewed stories of 2023:

Thursday, November 30, 2023

Canada’s Top 100 Employers list for 2024 includes 83 University of Waterloo co-op employers

Students seated at a table, talking to an employer

By: Namish Modi (he/him)

As organizations focus on reimagining work and with artificial intelligence disrupting the workforce, employers who hire University of Waterloo co-op students continue to shine.

Thursday, November 9, 2023

Unlocking tomorrow’s tech talent today

Ciena staff and Waterloo co-op students volunteering at a Food Bank

by: Krista Henry (she/her)

How Ciena empowers students to shine in the world of next-generation technologies

Wednesday, November 1, 2023

Five ways AI will change the future of work

View of the panelists mid-discussion on stage during the event

By: Namish Modi (he/him)

Employers, students and faculty discuss tactics to tackle artificial intelligence at work.

Thursday, October 19, 2023

Student talent help Arctic Wolf achieve “tech unicorn” status

Three students working on cyber security code in the office

By: Krista Henry (she/her)

Waterloo co-op students play an integral role in the growth of this cybersecurity company.

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