University of Waterloo graduating students and alumni are available for a variety of full-time positions.
Thanks to our co-op program, many Waterloo students graduate with up to two years of work experience. Although they may be new hires at your organization, they bring a wealth of knowledge and experience.
Waterloo produces what Canadian business has always said it wants; smart, motivated, relevant graduates.
- Canadian Business Magazine
Steps to hiring graduating students
- Visit key sections of our website:
- Visit WaterlooWorks to log in and post a job.
- If this is your first time hiring at Waterloo, create an account.
- Graduating students must apply through WaterlooWorks, but they can also apply directly to you.
- If you wish to interview on campus in Waterloo, submit an interview reservation when posting your job.
- Sit back and relax:
- Once our staff reviews and approves your job, it will be available for students to view and apply to on WaterlooWorks.
- You'll receive an email confirmation when your applications are available to review.
- Review résumés either through WaterlooWorks or on your own if students applied directly to you.
- Interview students using one of the following interview options:
- In-person (on-campus) interviews
- WaterlooWorks integrated webcam interviews (webcam/audio-only options)
- Employer-arranged webcam interviews
- Phone Interviews
Did you know? Waterloo graduates include:
- Cameron Piron, the first person to use Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) scans to track breast cancer.
- Rasmus Lerdorf, creator of the PHP programming language.
- Parker Mitchell and George Roter, co-founders of Engineers Without Borders Canada.
- Academy Award winner William Reeves.
- Gaston Gonnet, creator of the online version of the Oxford English Dictionary.
- Bill Tatham, builder of a financial services software company that sold for $1.76 billion.
- A Nobel Peace Prize winner for research on climate change.
- The founder of a charitable organization to help children with disabilities in developing countries.
- Mike Lazaridis, co-founder of the Perimeter Institute, an international centre for theoretical physics research.
- Qing-Bin Lu, the inventor of a molecule that may block the growth of cancer tumours.