Co-op and career

Many of our undergraduate students have taken co-op and found it very helpful in gaining relevant work experience as well as helping to fund their undergraduate program.

What is co-op?

Co-operative education (co-op) is a learning strategy that lets you:
  • combine your academic studies with paid, relevant work experience in your field of study
  • enrich your academic studies by drawing on practical, real-world experience from your work terms
  • develop competencies to excel in the workplace

Contact the co-op program in your degree area for details.

Career-related support

UVic Co-op and Career can support you through every stage of your career development, through:

Learn more about what you can do with your degree in history.