News archive - May 2017

Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Microsoft: Hiring Waterloo Arts co-op students for over 20 years

Student at event

Tina Wilton poses with character cutouts from the Microsoft Studios game Gear of War: Judgment. She's holding a replica of the Retro Lancer rifle, which my gaming buddies tell me is the third best gun in the game.

By Naz Kittani.

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Waterloo co-op student helps steer research at MIT

Waterloo student at MIT

Co-op student Jatin Patil poses next to a piece of lab equipment signed by President Barack Obama.

By Christine Nhan

Monday, May 15, 2017

The Untapped Excellence of Junior Co-ops

Student and employer

Note: This story originally appeared in the May 2017 Alumni Enews.

The first time working in a corporate environment is an exciting time for anyone. It was the first time I began to see the benefits from the countless hours I spent with my face in books begin to pay off, and I finally realized why I spent so much time studying. It is that excitement and motivation that makes junior co-op students a valuable but often underused resource in many companies. 

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Architecture co-op student gets published in Helsinki

Justin holding his book

By Nikola Skobo

Between experiencing a co-op work term abroad and authoring his first book, winter 2016 turned out to be a pretty good term for architecture student Justin Ng.

Ng traveled to Helsinki, Finland when he secured a job with ALA Architects, a global firm that specializes in concert halls, theatres and elaborate public spaces.

Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Waterloo talent a global game changer

University of Waterloo front entrance

by Naz Kittani