Adjusting to a virtual work environment

Alysha H

This summer I completed my first and only co-op term with the University of Waterloo’s School of Accounting and Finance. For this work term, I worked as the SAF’s communications & media associate. My co-op term, like most students this summer, was virtual and included many challenges due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Study smarter in an online study environment

Re-printed with permission from LinkedIn

COVID-19 has dramatically changed how students will learn at university. Here are 3 tips on how to succeed and make the most of this new environment:

Why it's helpful to know your upper-year peers

Hi, I’m Lisa, a third-year AFM student. During my time at Waterloo, I’ve been very lucky to have plenty of personal, professional, and academic opportunities for learning and growth.

My remote working experience at Microsoft

Janagan R

Reposted from Medium with permission.

Similarly, to all businesses in the past several months, Microsoft also went through a transition phase because of COVID-19 (C-19). I was about three months into my internship as a Product Marketing Manager (PMM) for Microsoft when the transition to fully remote work started.

Helping the Class of 2025 with their transition to university

Jared C AFM

 

My name is Jared, and I am going into my second year in the Accounting and Financial Management (AFM) program at Waterloo. This summer, I decided to be a peer mentor for the Waterloo Ready program. You may have taken part in it, but if you didn’t, Waterloo Ready is a new initiative by the university to help incoming students with their transition to university.

Welcoming new students to UWaterloo as a peer mentor

Gloria L

Hi, my name is Gloria and I just finished my 2B term as an Accounting and Financial Management (AFM) student at Waterloo. Now that I am at the half-way point in my undergraduate degree, it is a good time to reflect on a few of my experiences so far.

My experience as a peer mentor

zaineb

Being a peer mentor over the last few weeks has been an enriching and rewarding experience. It felt incredible to be able to help kids who are in the same position I was exactly a year ago. Over the last few weeks, my students learned about university expectations, resources, and tips/tricks to doing well in AFM.

Young Tax Professionals - Student Experience

For as long as I can remember, just hearing the word “tax” makes many people anxious, frustrated and immediately want to change topics. It wasn’t until my experience with taking my first tax course and being part of the YTP that made me look at the monstrous Income Tax Act as an exciting opportunity.

Logistics Team NYC 2020

Logistics team

Hello Fellow Students!

We are the logistics team reporting from our virtual International Study Trip course classroom. Our team, consisting of Cedric, Dawson, Matthew, and Michael, has been working extremely hard to make sure the organization of our virtual trip goes smoothly and seamlessly.

Understanding the bigger picture: Debunking myths about the world of taxation

Isabelzhu

Hi, I’m Isabel, it’s nice to meet you! I’m a fourth-year student studying Biotechnology and Chartered Professional Accountancy. I value understanding the world around me and learning from people of different work/educational backgrounds, hence my choice in pursuing this program!

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