Business co-op and careers program

BCom students on co-op with Sitka develop skills in digital marketing
BCom students on co-op with Sitka develop skills in digital marketing

A dynamic applied learning experience

Business co-op gives you the opportunity to explore your career interests, develop practical skills and connect classroom learning to a professional work environment.

“My favourite part was working with clients across the globe—we personally helped grow clients’ online stores. To see your name mentioned in a review is one of the strongest motivators.”

Ian Kobylanski, BCom '18, intern with LimeSpot Solutions in Vancouver, BC

Students

Students

The Gustavson School of Business co-op program makes sure that all students gain valuable career experience.

Employers

Employers

If you are looking for bright, skilled, highly motivated employees, you will want to find out how to hire our co-op students.

Brightspace

Careers

BCom, MBA or MGB students can find all the information on co-ops in the Co-op & Careers Program Manual located in Brightspace.

Business Career Centre

Whether you’re making the leap from studying to working or switching careers throughout your mid-life, the Business Career Centre has the resources you need to make your transition smooth. Job search can sometimes be a long process and you might need a lifeline to guide you along the way. 

Events

Students

Career Services available:

For any career-related questions, please contact your Business Career Educator: 

Here are some companies that have special programs to hire and train newly graduated students:

Employers

The Career Centre helps you optimize recruitment of qualified graduates:

For all other inquiries – please contact the Business Career Office by email:  or phone: 250-721-6087.

Co-op and career positions

For co-op and career opportunities please see the UVic Cooperative Education Program and Career Services Portal

Gear up to graduate 

Resources

Co-op & Career Support & Resources
A solid resume and cover letter are your best first steps to landing the job you want, and a strong interview can seal the deal. Here's some great resources for resumes, cover letters & interviews.

Co-op & Career Competency Tools
Need help identifying and describing your skills in your resume and interview? Completing some of the activities explained in the competency kit can help your market yourself more successfully to employers.