Road Trip to Communitech

Road Trip to Communitech,


The Co-op office along with the School of Computer Science invites you to an exclusive trip to Communitech in Kitchener, to meet with local employers and expand your professional network.


Communitech helps tech companies start, grow and succeed. Everything they do ties back to collaboration and helping—values that run deep in their organization. Communitech was founded in 1997 by a group of entrepreneurs committed to making Waterloo Region a global innovation leader. Today, Communitech is a public-private innovation hub that supports a community of more than 1400 companies — from start-ups to scale-ups to large global players.


Who should attend:

Students that are looking to obtain an internship in September

Students that are looking to expand their network



Thursday May 10, 2018




151 Charles Street West

Suite # 100

Kitchener, On



6:30 -Depart Windsor (Vanier Circle)

8:00 -Rest Stop ONroute – Dutton

10:30/11:00 -Arrival

11:00- 12:00 – Presentation/Tour of Labs&Communitech

12:00-12:30 – Pizza (provided by Communitech)

12:30-1:00/1:30) -Company Pitches and Q&A

1:00/1:30-2:00/2:30 – Networking with Company

2:30-3:00 -Depart Waterloo

3:30 – Stop for Dinner ONroute – Cambridge (You will be able to purchase dinner/snack)** time subject to change***

8:00 – Windsor Arrival


Companies Attending:

These companies are situated in the Communitech building and students would work at this location. The companies act as start-ups whereby students work in Internships and Co-ops.

  • BlackBerry Lab
  • Axonify Lab
  • TD Lab
  • Province of Ontario Lab
  • Carproof Lab
  • Thomson Reuters Lab
  • CIBC Lab

How to Prepare:

  • Business Casual Attire– shirt, casual pants, nice shoes, nice jackets, small carry on bag

Please do not wear jeans, baseball caps, or t-shirt with slogans/logo’s

(appropriate attire is required to leave on the bus)

  • Research each company to find out what they do and possible careers
  • No resumes are required as this is more of a casual networking and meet and greet session


You are highly encouraged to attend this event. This event is being of offered to MAC students only. Should there be seats available, we will invite students from other programs. Please ensure if you register for this event you are expected to be at Vanier Circle by 6:30 am. We do not want to have empty seats that could have been offered to other students.  Thank you.


  • Road Trip to Communitech
    May 10, 2018
    6:15 am - 8:00 pm