Martina - Science and Business

Science Ambassador

Martina wearing a labcoat and holding up two thumbs upYear: 2

Stream of study: Co-op

Specialization: Chemistry

Career goal: I'm not entirely sure yet. I do hope that I have a career that challenges me and brings me happiness!

Favourite food: Gnocchi 

How I get involved: Along with being a Science Ambassador, I get involved on campus through being a teaching assistant, volunteering with the conversation partner program, and volunteering with Let's Talk Science!

Why I love my program

I love the Science and Business program because of how diverse and unique it is, allowing me to explore both disciplines. I enjoy both science and business and thought this was a great fit for me! I love that this program gives me the opportunity to develop an in-depth knowledge of science and develop technical skills while gaining practical business skills. I also love that the science and business workshops provide us with the opportunity to work on improving our interpersonal and communication skills which is very useful for co-op placements and the future! This program challenges me to think in different ways and make connections between both disciplines.

Why University of Waterloo?

I chose the University of Waterloo because I was initially fascinated by its amazing co-op program. I thought it was awesome that most programs offered the ability to gain experience and set students up for success when they graduate. Once I came to visit the campus, I felt like the University was a little city of its own and I really enjoyed being in the community.

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