Becoming a Waterloo engineer is not easy. Leading never is. The journey our students undertake in order to earn our nation’s most respected engineering degree is one of commitment and exceptionally hard work. From the first co-op term to the last, each student will have up to  two years of hands on experience in their field as part of their education. This education will uniquely prepare them for the future and they will learn to think like a Waterloo engineer. The skills, knowledge and confidence they acquire at Waterloo Engineering allows them to seize enormous opportunities and the courage to create new ones. Being a Waterloo engineer means tackling the truly difficult problems in our world. It means shaping the future of technology and improving humanity’s condition. It’s knowing the future is in our hands.