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Tuesday, December 21, 2021

Waterloo co-op student builds CARD™ to improve children's vaccine experience

Doctor vaccinating a child

By: Krista Henry

When University of Waterloo co-op student Anthony Ilersich faced the challenge of easing vaccine-related anxiety in children, he used his love for gaming to make a difference.

Tuesday, October 19, 2021

Emerging health care trends as the industry faces continued disruption

Group of employees sitting at a table with laptops and notebooks for a meeting

By: Krista Henry

The rapid growth in healthcare and its social assistance ecosystem will propel the need for new talent in the sector. A need that can be supported with early talent like co-op students.

Tuesday, June 29, 2021

Lunaria answers demand for DEI data transparency

Cassie Myer, University of Waterloo Arts co-op student alumni, talking about Lunaria, Diversity, equity and inclusion

By: Krista Henry

Cassie Myers
CEO & founder of Lunaria
UWaterloo Arts Alumna

With conversations around diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) in the spotlight -Lunaria Solutions takes the next step with innovative training and analytics software.

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.