News archive - August 2021

Tuesday, August 24, 2021

Waterloo student works from home in India, for company 13,000 km away

Mumbai, India at night verses San Jose, California during the day

By: Hirumal Munasinghe

For most people, working through the night to earn a co-op credit sounds like a challenge. But second-year Waterloo Arts and Business student, Sharanya Karkera, says it has been an exciting opportunity.

Karkera currently lives in Mumbai, India and is doing her second remote work term for an organization in San Jose, California.

Tuesday, August 17, 2021

Waterloo students build unique experiences working in manufacturing industry

Waterloo co-op student, Shawn Pang and colleagues posing for a team photo at ATS Automation Tooling Systems

By: Namish Modi

University of Waterloo co-op students like working for manufacturing organizations because they work in cross-functional roles, develop dynamic skills and may secure multiple jobs at the same organization.

Students bring their dynamic skills to a variety of facets that come with working in an important industry, including in production, on the floor or in the office.

Tuesday, August 10, 2021

Emerging talent brings transformative, future-proof skills into human resources realm

Co-op student, Vanessa Vanpopic sitting at table in meeting room with two of her colleagues.

By: Namish Modi

An entrepreneurial spirit, inquisitiveness and a knack for problem-solving are just some of the skills
Waterloo Arts students have that make them attractive to the human resources team at Toyota Motor Manufacturing Canada (TMMC).