News archive - March 2022

Thursday, March 31, 2022

University Health Network hires dozens of co-op students for launch of new health information system

Two University of Waterloo co-op students working in a hospital setting

By: Ryan Kehoe (he/him)

You have six months to complete and implement a brand-new health information system at the largest research hospital in Canada. What do you do? Hire a talented group of co-op students to help.

Tuesday, March 29, 2022

Startup empowers co-op students to help evolve software for pharmacists

MedMe employees and Waterloo co-op students posing for a group photo

By: Krista Henry (she/her)


Rui Su (PharmD’ 18)

MedMe Health co-founder

A small and rapidly growing company, MedMe Health utilizes co-op students to tackle all areas of their business.

Founded by University of Waterloo co-op alum Rui Su (PharmD’ 18), and her co-founders Purya Sarmadi and Nicholas Hui, MedMe is evolving the way pharmacists offer care.

Tuesday, March 22, 2022

Thomson Reuters provides students with impactful work

Celebrating National Work Integrated Learning month #inspiredWIL

Celebrating National Work Integrated Learning (WIL) month

By: Krista Henry (she/her)

“The University of Waterloo has provided us with not only the best-in-class interns but also long-term employees,” says Shreya Raj (she/her), campus recruiter at Thomson Reuters.

Thursday, March 17, 2022

Insurance brokerage evolves their brand and their co-op program as part of plan for growth

A view of the main lobby of Mitchell and Whale's office

By: Krista Henry (she/her)

Mitchell & Whale is one of Canada’s top growing companies according to the Globe and Mail’s Report on Business magazine. The company is counting on co-op students to bring some game-changing ideas to help with their future growth.

Wednesday, March 16, 2022

Stamp of approval – first work term students bring value to Nahanni Steel

Collage of three Nahanni Steel co-op students from the University of Waterloo

By: Delia Loveless (she/her)

As Waterloo employers know, there are many ways that co-op students can offer value to an organization. Fresh perspectives, hybrid skills, knowledge of digital platforms and unique lived experiences are just some of the ways that co-op students contribute to innovation and excellence in the workplace.

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