Co-op students who consider travelling for their work terms often picture themselves in a warm and sunny location. That wasn’t the case for University of Waterloo Biology alumnus Andrew Vermeer (BSc ’12), who decided to venture up to Nunavut’s Baffin Island.
When your supervisor tells you to hire 60 co-op students for a single work term, what goes through your mind?
You’ve been asked to hire for a major project – but only for the short term. Where do you find a team with the skills to support a major initiative and also the willingness to accept a short-term contract?