Biology co-op program - learn on the job

Emily Campbell with an injured owl
Biology co-op student Emily Campbell worked at the Hope for Wildlife Society in Seaforth, Nova Scotia, where she fed and cared for injured and orphaned wildlife.


Diane Luszniak, Co-op Coordinator 250-721-8637,
Rachel Richmond, Co-op Assistant 250-721-8637, 

Office: Cunningham 105 (map)

Biology is the study of life

Co-op brings your studies to life. As a co-op student, you’ll alternate your academic terms with co-op terms working for real biology employers. You’ll gain relevant, paid work experience, build competencies and hop on the fast track to career success. You could work for co-op employers in:

  • marine biology
  • fisheries and forestry
  • resource management
  • pest management
  • environmental monitoring
  • ecology
  • wildlife assessment and tracking
  • botany
  • genetics and microbiology
  • medical research

Student Stories

Wondering what it's like to be a biology co-op student? Check out our student stories!