Related Programs - Co-op

Other programs available through the Faculty of Arts and Science Career Employment Services centre include the Co-operative Education  Program. Co-operative Education combines real-world work experience with academic studies and has garnered international recognition as the preferred way to complete a degree. The program works to create a partnership between students, the University, and the employer, and to offer students an extended learning environment, and the ability to network with employers. The co-op experience allows students to integrate academic semesters with work terms.

Co-operative Education…

  • Allows students to experience real-world application of their discipline

  • Introduces students to employment possibilities in the workplace

  • Develops valuable research skills for future work experience or graduate school

  • Encourages proactive job search skills

  • Provides students with challenging and relevant PAID work experience

  • Assists students in making realistic and informed career choices

  • Provides the opportunity for students to build valuable contacts with employers

  • Assists students in the transition from University to the workplace

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