Co-op Connection

Co-op connection

At Co-op Connection, creative volunteers keep co-op students connected to their campus community while they are away from the UWaterloo campus for a work term. They help co-op students who are working in the same cities connect with each other through events and other fun gatherings.

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Keep in the Loop

Connecting students on co-op work terms in the same cities by providing social programming, peer support and information from the Federation of Students in order to enhance communication and advocate for the needs of co-op students.

Mission

The mission of the Co-op Connection service is to connect students on co-op work terms in the same cities by providing social programming, peer support and information from the Federation of Students in order to enhance communication and advocate for the needs of co-op students.

Goals

  • To be the social programming leaders for Co-op students while on work term 
  • To provide opportunities to connect, network, and support students on co-op term in the same city
  • To understand the unique needs and advocate for necessary change on behalf of co-op students
  • To create programs and events based on meeting the needs of students
  • To provide opportunities for student leadership
  • To create and maintain partnerships with the Co-op Education office 

Co-op Groups

Interested in hiring co-op students?

Co-op Connection is a networking service for students who are working during their co-op term. Please direct all employment requests to hire.talent@uwaterloo.ca.

Support Co-op Connection

Co-op Connection is seeking funding to continue to operate our networking events for students. As a sponsor, you will gain access and exposure to thousands of co-op students locally and internationally. Interested in sponsoring Co-op Connection? Please e-mail us at coop@feds.ca.

Sponsored by:

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Contact

Student Life Centre
Room 3107

200 University Ave West
Waterloo, ON N2L 3G1
coop@feds.ca

Hours: 

Monday 12pm - 2pm
Tuesday 10:45am - 12:45pm
Wednesday 12pm - 2pm
Thursday 10:45am - 12:45pm
Friday Closed
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed