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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Co-op student Nichole Mandryk with a drum

Support and resources for Indigenous students

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.

Career workshops and support for graduate students

Workshops for grad students

Bring your learning to life through co-op!

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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