Last month, eager students leaped at the opportunity to network with more than 265 potential employers at the Partners for Employment (P4E), Career Fair. This event took place in the Manulife Sports Complex at RIM Park, with over 3000 students attending – almost half were UWaterloo students.
There’s a growing demand for pedorthists in Canada. Addressing lower limb and feet issues is a critical aspect of keeping people mobile, and kinesiology is the perfect pre-requisite to pursuing this profession.
“Pedorthics is a patient-focused career. You really have to be committed to helping others in this line of work,” says Frank Pozzuoli, manager and clinic owner of BioPed in Windsor, Ontario.
This story originally appeared as a blog post via University Health Network.
“While it may be true that human activities are threatening the world as we know it, it’s not true that we aren’t doing anything about it,” says third-year University of Waterloo biology student Rachel Shantz. In fact, Shantz' work helped save over two tonnes of ice packs from landfill – the equivalent of one hippopotamus!