News archive - 2021

Tuesday, June 29, 2021

Lunaria answers demand for DEI data transparency

Cassie Myer, University of Waterloo Arts co-op student alumni, talking about Lunaria, Diversity, equity and inclusion

By: Krista Henry

Cassie Myers
CEO & founder of Lunaria
UWaterloo Arts Alumna

With conversations around diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) in the spotlight -Lunaria Solutions takes the next step with innovative training and analytics software.

Tuesday, June 15, 2021

Small business transformation through digital acceleration

Communitech sign on building

By: Krista Henry

Small-and-medium-sized businesses reap the benefits of digital transformation from tech-savvy young talent. Through the Digital Main Street program, students assist businesses with digital tools to help them transform.

Tuesday, May 25, 2021

Students impact customer experience at global software company

Student working from home on a coding project
by Krista Henry

Genesys utilizes the skills of Waterloo co-op students to develop customer experience and contact centre solutions for a range of clients.

Tuesday, May 18, 2021

Waterloo Arts students bring a difference-making advantage to ApplyBoard

ApplyBoard co-op students wearing ApplyBoard t-shirts

By: Zahra Sakhi

As a recent Arts graduate, Kira Thomson knows the dynamic skills Arts students bring to the table.

Thomson, now a talent recruiter for ApplyBoard, became a passionate advocate for campus recruitment as a co-op student, which dramatically changed the direction of her career.  

Wednesday, May 12, 2021

It all starts with tech, business and data talent

Illustration of students of various ethnic backgrounds
by Krista Henry

Every single profession needs mathematics because it all starts with math. Mathematical applications build and enhance science, business, finance, tech, manufacturing, communications and engineering.