Susan Cole is the Internship and Experiential Learning Manager for the Stratford School of Interaction Design and Business at the University of Waterloo. She is responsible for ensuring the full participation of all undergraduate and graduate students in the experiential learning components of their programs, both the Bachelor of Global Business and Digital Arts (GBDA) and the Master of Digital Experience Innovation (MDEI).
Susan uses her collaborative approach to educate, motivate, influence and engage all stakeholder groups and uses knowledge and understanding of the employment marketplace and experiential learning processes to identify and secure paid internships for students, to support faculty and staff at the Stratford School, and to liaise with and support Co-Op Education and Career Action.
Susan joins the University of Waterloo from Manulife Financial where she held the position of Director, Training & Development and Sun Life Financial as Director, Recruitment & Selection.
Susan has a Hon.BA in Psychology, a Certificate in Adult Education, a Certificate in Human Resources and is a Certified DiSC Practitioner. Susan joined the campus in August 2014.