News archive - 2022

Tuesday, December 20, 2022

2022: A look back at this year’s top co-op employer stories

2022 the top stories of the year with fireworks in the background

By: Maddie Savage (she/her)

As 2022 wraps up, Co-operative and Experiential Education highlights some of our top stories of the past year.

These top stories showcase the value co-op students bring to employers and how employers prepare for future-ready talent.

Thursday, December 8, 2022

Hiring co-op students helps Conestoga Meats avoid future talent gaps

Four co-op students working at Conestoga Meats

By: Krista Henry (she/her)

When Conestoga Meats looked to the future of the Canadian pork industry, the company saw a talent gap on the horizon. To assist, they tripled the number of co-op students they hired across all departments.

Tuesday, December 6, 2022

Waterloo Engineering co-op alumnus Michael Steele announced as keynote speaker at CEE Employer Impact Conference

Michael and his spouse Stacey with a group of children in India

By: Namish Modi (he/him)

How will social responsibility and global citizenship impact the evolution of talent?

Thursday, December 1, 2022

R.J. Burnside & Associates Ltd help co-op students leverage their skills for community development

R.J. Burnside employees and co-op students working in a ditch

By: Krista Henry (she/her)

R.J. Burnside & Associates Limited relies on the dedication and passion of its people, including Waterloo co-op students, to make an impact on the community.

Friday, November 18, 2022

Canada’s Top 100 Employers list for 2023 includes 73 University of Waterloo co-op employers

Male on a virtual work meeting on his laptop

By: Namish Modi (he/him)

Despite the ever-changing world of work, employers who hire University of Waterloo co-op students continue to stand out among the best.

Seventy-three of Waterloo's standout employers are in Canada's Top 100 Employers for 2023.