News archive - 2014

Thursday, August 14, 2014

Young interns are worth more than $0

Interns went unpaid for a long time. Find out why a change was made in this Toronto Star article, "Young interns are worth more than $0".

Tuesday, May 6, 2014

How to get the most out of the hours spent in school

In a recent interview with Khan Academy founder and one of "TIME Magazine's 100 Most Influential People" Salman Khan provided the University of Waterloo as an example of a school that focuses on collaboration, self-learning and project based learning.

Wednesday, March 26, 2014

Co-op work placements benefit university students, study finds

A Council of Ontario Universities report finds that university students who participate in co-op work terms while pursuing their degree are rewarded with higher paying jobs and lower unemployment rates when they graduate. Read more in the Toronto Star.

Sunday, February 23, 2014

Drawing Boundaries Around Internships

Peggy Jarvie, executive director of Co-operative Education and Career Action at the University of Waterloo explains the difference between co-op and internships in the New York Times.