Co-op students reading to children outdoors
Co-op students Patrick Dwyer and Kailtin Aarma worked with the literacy-based anti-bullying program, which encourages young students to "Walk away, Ignore, Talk it out and Seek help."

What is co-op?

Co-operative education (co-op) is a learning strategy that lets you:

  • Alternate 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

Career-related support

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

Visit the psychology co-op website for details on admission requirements and how to apply.

Questions? Contact Natasha Jamal, Psychology Co-op Coordinator at or 250-721-8969. Or contact the psychology department’s co-op faculty liaison Dr. Colette Smart at, 250-853-3997 or Cornett A259.