News archive - 2020

Wednesday, December 2, 2020

Interdisciplinary hiring leads to better work environment, better product at global firm

Arup offices

Employing a workforce with diverse talents is a priority at an independent global design firm - and hiring University of Waterloo co-op students is a key part of their strategy.

Through community engagement and a team dedicated to mentorship as well as learning and development for staff, Arup’s Offices in Canada has distinguished itself as a standout student employer.

Monday, November 30, 2020

Waterloo Co-operative Education provides stability to companies during uncertain times

Waterloo co-op students at work

There’s one constant you can find at local business leaders like StantecSAP, and Faire and the fabled halls of Silicon Valley giants Google, Facebook, and Apple: University of Waterloo co-op students.

Wednesday, November 25, 2020

Tackling Tokyo a key part of student experience at Japanese software startup

2 individuals working at the Curvegrid office

While developing technical skills is important during a co-op work term, a Japanese software company, founded by University of Waterloo graduates, is looking to give their co-op students a different type of learning experience.

Wednesday, November 18, 2020

Creating sustainable energy from the forest floor

Photo of a forest in india with logo of Avani Bio Energy

By: Namish Modi (he/him)

In a small community affected by excessive forest fires, University of Waterloo co-op students are helping establish safer living and clean energy.

Wednesday, November 11, 2020

Exceptional co-op student experience makes this company a top choice for Waterloo students

Co-op students working together at Splunk office.

Enabling students to become well-rounded professionals is a big part of how an American technology company is making a name for itself with University of Waterloo co-op students.