Know What is Expected Before You Apply

A great deal is expected of co-op students. Before you decide to accept an offer of admission, here are a few things you should know.

Co-op students need to be available for the primary recruiting periods each term.

  • In second year, co-op students applying to CPA  firms need to be on campus the first week  of classes in January.
  • Students seeking work for the spring term need to be available for interviews from late January through mid-February.
  • Students seeking work for the winter term need to be available for interviews in mid- to late October. (These dates coincide with the fall Reading Week.)

Co-op students are not allowed to take vacations during work terms!

Co-op students are expected to be willing to relocate for jobs; that includes finding housing in another city or town.

Co-op students pay co-op fees to participate in the program.

For more conditions, please see the admission conditions for your program.

New: Academic credit for students in SBE programs

As of September 2015, undergraduate co-op students in Business, Economics, BTM and double degree programs receive academic credit for completing work terms successfully. To obtain the Co-op Option on your transcript you will need to pass the co-op fundamentals course, receive a rating of at least satisfactory on each work term report and receive a rating of at least satisfactory on each performance evaluation.

 
 
 

 

 

 

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