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Where have co-op students worked?

UVic co-op students have completed more than 100,000 co-op work terms since the program launched in 1976. They have put their skills into action for employers across Canada and around the world. Here are some of their stories. 

Christine Wong Chong, an engineering co-op student, is standing in a vineyard on a sunny day, reaching up to touch one vine. Christine is framed by the vines.

Christine Wong Chong - Biomedical engineering student Christine combined her passions in technology, engineering and public health.

Tess Grindlay is posing in a large lab building in front of machinery emblazoned with the word "Canada."

Tess Grindlay - Tess worked with the Canadian Space Agency to support the launch of the James Webb Space Telescope.

Melanie is posing in a packing warehouse at Portofino Bakery, wearing a white blouse and red tartan skirt. She has long, red wavy hair. Melanie is holding up two packaged loaves of Portofino bread.

Melanie Procyshyn - BCom student Melanie promoted Portfino Bakery's B-corp certification through video marketing