News archive - February 2022

Thursday, February 24, 2022

Software solutions provider is a ‘hub’ of student retention

University of Waterloo co-op students at Hubhead taking a group photo

By: Krista Henry

Talent development is part of the secret to success at Hubhead Corporation. The multi-national organization is utilizing student talent for fresh perspectives and to build their talent pipeline.

Tuesday, February 22, 2022

Creating space in the workplace for Black co-op students

Black co-op student meets with colleagues during virtual meeting

By: Krista Henry

While companies work to move the needle on their equity, diversity and inclusion (EDI) initiatives, inequality and systemic racism is a daily reality for Black youth like co-op students.

Wednesday, February 16, 2022

Celebrating a 40-year career journey that started with co-op

UWaterloo Math alum, Don Phillips holding a cheque with the co-op student recipient, Steven Cresswell

By: Krista Henry

For Donald Phillips, his lifetime career began with a co-op work term as a student at Waterloo. He started his first role in the late 1970s and found his passion with education technology (EdTech).

Tuesday, February 8, 2022

Waterloo Arts students can provide the top skills you need at your workplace

Team of young professionals high-fiving

By: Krista Henry

In a digitized world, organizations need the skills and experiences of entry level candidates, including co-op students, more than ever.