Work.Learn.Repeat - The Co-operative and Experiential Education Podcast from the University of Waterloo.
Episode 5 - Dr. Norah McRae - Impact through work-integrated learning
How can you make a positive impact in the workplace? Dr. Norah McRae, associate provost of Co-operative and Experiential Education (CEE), discusses how the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals are used as a framework to create meaningful work experiences. Learn how concentrating on impact can open doors to new opportunities and enable both students and employers to tackle the future of work head-on.
Episode 4 - Dave Drewery - Discovering Gen Z Values
Gen Z is taking over the world— and the workplace. In this episode, we sit down with Dave Drewery, associate director of the Work Learn Institute, to discuss what Gen Z values most and how these core values are shaping their careers. Learn how employers can create a work culture that attracts and retains young talent, as well as how Gen Z may change the future of work for everyone.
Episode 3 - Jennifer Woodside - Discovering values in the future of work.
What are your values, and how do they inform your life choices? Jen Woodside, director of Waterloo’s Centre for Career Action, talks to Jodi about the role of exploring, identifying and applying your values in finding your career path. Hear about how work-integrated supports self-discovery, how to take a holistic approach to career decision-making, and how employers and employees can find the right fit when job searching.
Mentioned in this episode:
Centre for Career Action (http://bitly.ws/Pd8k)
Episode 2 - Anne-Marie Fannon - The Future Ready Talent Framework and the future of work
The world of work is rapidly changing – how can you prepare for an unknown future? We talk to Anne-Marie Fannon, director of Waterloo’s Work-Learn Institute, about the Future Ready Talent Framework. Hear about the competencies needed to adapt to constant change, and how the Future Ready Talent Framework can support students, employers and post-secondary educators in developing the lifelong learning skills needed for the future of work.
Episode 1 - Dr. Norah McRae - 65 Years of Co-op at University of Waterloo, the past, present and future.
After 65 years, the University of Waterloo's Co-operative and Experiential Education (CEE) program isn't just going strong. It's growing!
Host and Associate Director of Communications, Engagement and Digital Experience Jodi Szimanski sits down with Waterloo's Associate Provost of Co-Operative and Experiential Education, Dr. Norah McRae, to discuss the past, present and future of the program. Norah shares her perspective on what the future of work looks like and how co-op prepares students, employers and the university to meet that future head-on.