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Co-op fast facts

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What is Co-operative Education?

Co-operative Education – or Co-op – gives you the opportunity to gain work experience in your major while you're still a student.

You'll have a dedicated Co-operative Education coordinator to support and coach you in your job search, and get to work with employers committed to providing excellent learning opportunities.

Who can apply?

Bachelor of Business Administration students who are in t he following programs can apply:

  • Accounting
  • Finance and Financial Services
  • Human Resources
  • International Business
  • Marketing
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Social Innovation and Non-profit Studies

 What can Co-op do for you

Less debt, more money

  • Co-op students are paid competitive salaries based on the current job market and the specific industry
  • Up to 12 months of paid work can help offset expenses or help you begin to pay off your student loan

Make work count

  • All jobs posted on the Co-op job board are relevant to your major
  • Over 80% of Co-op students have jobs within six months of graduation

Experience is everything

  • Gain a competitive edge and jump-start your career by developing your professional reputation by working alongside experts in your field
  • Gain practical experience – identify your skills, create a resume, practise interviewing and build job search skills

How do I apply?

Complete an application form (also available from A200 Kerby Hall) and return it along with your letter of intent and copy of transcripts to Career Services by March 1, 2017.

Apply by March 1!

Apply early! Limited seats are available in each program. If space is available, applications will continue to be accepted after March 1.

 Who do I contact if I have more questions?