Co-operative Education

“I feel very prepared for my career.... (ahead of those who didn’t participate in the co-op program). During my term, I received all the training and assignments of someone who has already graduated."  B. Hochstein, BBA Student

***Please note the Co-operative Education Office will be closed Tues. May19-Thur. May 21 and reopening on Friday May 22 @ 8:30am.***


Want to learn more about Co-operative Education?
Do you qualify? Join us at one of the upcoming information sessions to find out about placements for the FALL 2015 semester.

Are you looking to test drive a career in a short-term, full-time paid job opportunity while earning additive credits to your diploma or degree? Then read on to learn more about Co-operative Education.

What is Co-operative Education?

Co-operative Education (Co-op) integrates academic studies with related work experience. After completing the first half of a diploma, degree or university transfer program, Co-op students alternate semesters of classroom studies with semesters of paid, full-time employment. It is a win-win program for students and employers.

Information for students

Find out more about Co-operative Education for students

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Information for employers

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Programs that offer Co-op

The following Douglas College programs have Co-op options:

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Co-op student lands summer job with Vancouver Whitecaps.