Success starts from Zero.


Start making your impact in The Zero Experience

The Zero Experience gives you the problem-solving tools to let you make an impact now and discover what you want. You’ll learn how to innovate through nine weekly workshops full of intensive problem analysis, solution ideation, networking, self-reflection, and teamwork. And you just commit to three workshops at a time – we know you’re busy!

By the end of the term, you’ll stand out as someone who actually solves important problems and plans to make a difference.

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Learn from experts on how to innovate

Apart from workshops, this is where you’ll find dozens of student-written essays on how to be successful. Plus, get weekly fireside chats with world-class innovators such as the NASA Hawaii Mission Commander to guide you on the paths they’ve taken.

Over 1000 UWaterloo students join this wildly popular program every year – become one of them and start innovating now!

“I’m starting to think the Zero Experience was one of the best things I’ve done in my university career. I will always recommend this program to my peers.”

1B Alum

Create a career you’ll love with Zero Work

Zero Work gives you an answer for how to get a job and what you can do after graduating. It’s a single weekend event; Day One teaches you career design and networking to build your long term success, then Day Two teaches you the resume and interviewing skills to get a great job now. You pick which you want to attend!

By the end you’ll be on track to a job you like, on a path to the career you’ll love.

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Get tailored guidance and peer support

The program includes career advisor Q&As and unique insights on becoming more professional, along with student-written essays on building a great career and a chance to see what peers are working on. Most importantly, it includes a community that truly cares about finding long-term success together.

This is one-weekend event is made by students, for students – join now to start the Work you want!

This is what I wanted. It helped me a lot and I would recommend Zero Work to everyone.”

1B Alum

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