To join the Co-op program, you must first apply online. Once you have applied you will receive details on how to register and participate in the mandatory co-op sessions.
Please note that, at the discretion of a co-op coordinator, you may be required to complete additional tasks (not listed here) before being fully admitted into the program.
Co-op Session I: Introduction to Co-op
Length: 2 hours
This is an introduction to the Co-op program. In this two hour session you will learn how to identify and categorize the skills you already possess, to make informed choices about your academic training and establish the basics for professional development. Co-op student ambassadors may be on hand to answer questions and share stories about their experiences in the program.
Note: This session is a prerequisite for Session II, and will require you to complete and upload assignments prior to registering for Session II.
Co-op Session II: Application Packages
Length: 3 hours
Prerequisite: Session I
Part lecture and part working session, you will apply your skills assessment training by beginning work on your application packages with Career Bridge instructors and staff. This will include decoding job postings, resume and cover letter writing. Post-session, you will have an opportunity to meet a coordinator to discuss your personal goals, aspirations, and interests. Successful completion of both Session I and II, attending coordinator meeting, and submission of all required documentation is required for admission to the program and access to the private job board.
Co-op Session III: Interview Preparation
Length: 2 hours
Prerequisite: Session I and Session II
The final required workshop in your Co-op application “bundle,” CSIII is an interactive course focusing on professional development. With help from your Co-op team and through peer interaction, CSIII is designed to get you interview ready.