News for Alumni

Thursday, June 16, 2022

Employers need to prioritize 2SLGBTQ+ concerns to attract co-op students and emerging talent

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By Krista Henry (she/her)

Future-ready talent, like co-op students, want to be open about their sexuality in the workplace. As the most diverse generation to hit the workforce, today’s co-op students need a safe environment that prioritizes gender expression, gender identity and sexual orientation.

Tuesday, June 14, 2022

Waterloo Psychology co-op students are helping the most vulnerable populations

University of Waterloo co-op students working at House of Friendship

By: Krista Henry (she/her)

An understanding of human behaviour paired with strong applied-research skills is helping Waterloo Psychology co-op students serve the most vulnerable people in society.

Wednesday, June 8, 2022

Nurturing Arts co-op students as HR professionals of tomorrow

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By: Krista Henry (she/her)

Arts co-op students are helping to create change in human resource (HR) roles by promoting inclusion and belonging, developing positive business cultures and improving employer branding.

Tuesday, May 31, 2022

OLG hits jackpot in hiring Waterloo co-op students

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By: Krista Henry (she/her)

As online gaming evolves and grows, Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation (OLG) is winning the talent jackpot with the help of co-op students from the University of Waterloo.

Thursday, May 26, 2022

Waterloo students are the future-ready talent source for China’s PureLiving

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By: Namish Modi (he/him)

China-based indoor environmental quality organization, PureLiving, is taking full advantage of the skills University of Waterloo students bring by hiring co-ops to fill important roles.