News for Employers

Wednesday, November 11, 2020

Exceptional co-op student experience makes this company a top choice for Waterloo students

Co-op students working together at Splunk office.

Enabling students to become well-rounded professionals is a big part of how an American technology company is making a name for itself with University of Waterloo co-op students. 

Tuesday, October 27, 2020

Shopping for innovation: E-commerce giant hinges growth on employee empowerment

Co-op student and supervisor working together at Shopify.

In a time when technological innovation is more important than ever, a Canadian e-commerce giant isn’t losing focus on its most important asset: its people.

Thursday, August 6, 2020

Employers support Waterloo co-op during pandemic; well-being a top priority

Employers support Waterloo co-op during pandemic; well-being a top priority

By Michelle Radman

The office landscape has changed dramatically in the last few months. Many University of Waterloo co-op students were on their work term when the pandemic hit in March and needed to quickly adapt to a new world. Without hesitation, employers adjusted operations from working in-person to a virtual world. At the same time, many found ways to provide the support and peace-of-mind that co-op students needed to help adjust.

Well-being and safety first

Tuesday, May 5, 2020

300+ co-op students help Waterloo transition to online courses

Students walking by the south campus entrance of University of Waterloo.

The University of Waterloo is leveraging more than 300 co-op students to support faculties in the development and delivery of new online academic courses.