Co-op student Absaar Chougule working for Borea Construction.

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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Résumé Day

Does your résumé need work? Get feedback on Jan 15.

On January 15, stop by for help on your résumé. 10-2 in the lobbies of Clearihue Building and the Bob Wright Building.

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Experiential Learning and Community Engagement

Want to be more hands-on?

Register for Learning Strategies for University Success (ED-D101) and you'll learn how to read strategically, prepare for exams and make the most of your assignments

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Hi-Tech Fair

Want to connect with employers in the tech industry?

On February 5 and 6, stop by the Hi-Tech Fair to meet employers in the tech industry.

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Horizons and Navigator programs

Sign up today to explore careers and search for work

We offer two free career programs to help you explore your career path and search for work. Starting September 17 and 24.

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Co-op student Nichole Mandryk with a drum

Support and resources for Indigenous students

Learn about support available for Indigenous students, including culturally-relevant work experiences.

Co-op for Indigenous students
Master of Global Business student Michael Carzim (right) worked as part of the Risk Analysis and Finance team during his work term with Beanstream.

Learn about workshops and support for grad students

Master of Global Business student Michael Carzim (right) worked as part of the Risk Analysis and Finance team during his work term with Beanstream.

Workshops for grad students

Bring your learning to life through co-op!

Geography co-op student Sadye Butler works on an eelgrass and fish species survey in the Clayoquot Sound UNESCO Biosphere Reserve.

Gain hands-on experience with employers!

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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Learn about co-op

Discover how the co-op program can help you gain relevant work experience before you graduate. Or learn about your program area below!

Mandatory co-op programs

Students in the following programs are automatically enrolled in co-op as part of their degree.

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Optional co-op programs

Co-op is optional for students in the following programs:

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