Co-op students and programs

Our award-winning co-op students

No matter what industry you work in, we have the perfect student for you. Waterloo students are knowledgeable and passionate about what they do.

Hear from a few of our students about their accomplishments during their co-op work terms.


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The winners of the University of Waterloo's 2017 Co-op Student of the Year Awards are (from left) Vincent Shadbolt, Jiajia Yin, Aaron Buckley, Emily Pass, Matthew Condie and Leah Drost.

Waterloo honours its top co-op students, including Emily Pass, the recipient of the 2017 national and provincial Co-op Student of the Year awards.

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Our accredited co-op programs

Click on the links below to learn more about the programs within each academic faculty, including:

  • What each program teaches students and why
  • Specific skills students develop and how they relate to the workplace

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120+accredited co-op programs