Co-op student Ainsleigh Hill

Co-op Students of the Year

From cancer research to sustainable energy development to strategic business planning—our 2015 Co-op Students of the Year have made outstanding achievements on their co-op work terms.

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Co=op student Les Ketchell on a mountain

Gain work experience through co-op

Co-op allows you to alternate terms in class with co-op work terms in jobs related to your field of study—so you can gain paid, relevant work experience during your degree! Are you in?

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Co-op student Anabelle Budd with her supervisor

UVic reaches 75,000 co-op placements

Forty years after UVic launched one of Canada's largest co-op programs in 1976, Annabelle Budd’s work term at the BC Ministry of Health marks an exciting milestone of 75,000 co-op placements.

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Co-op student on a boat looking through binoculars

What can you do with your degree?

Thinking about your future career options? We've got you covered! Learn how to research careers, download the degree sheet for your program, access labour market information and more.

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A Carmanah Technologies co-op student

Co-op Employer of the Year

Our Co-op Employer of the Year for 2015 is Carmanah Technologies, a Victoria-based LED and solar technology provider. Carmanah has provided positions for 18 co-op students since 2011—and has hired eight of these former students into full-time positions after graduation.

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Co-op student Nichole Mandryk with a drum

Support and resources for Indigenous students

Interested in gaining culturally relevant work experience and launching your career? The co-op program offers many exciting opportunities!

Co-op for Indigenous students

Helping you build your career

Whether you're on the fast track to your dream job or aren't sure where to start, Co-op and Career can help you make it happen. We'll help you navigate from busy student to happily employed graduate.

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