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Douglas College > Programs & Courses > Co-operative Education
Co-operative Education (Co-op) integrates academic studies with related work experience. After completing 18 credits Co-op students can alternate semesters of classroom studies with semesters of paid, full-time employment. This is a beneficial experience for Co-op students because they are more likely to find jobs in their field when they graduate. According to a recent study, 82% of Co-op students found jobs that were "very" or "somewhat" related to their studies, compared with only 58% of non-Co-op students.
Want to get started? Check to see if you meet the Co-op Admission Requirements then attend an upcoming information session. Next submit your application to the Co-op department for Summer 2017 work terms by Wednesday, January 11 at 9am. Your final step is to attend Resume, Cover Letter & Interview Skills seminar on Monday, January 16 8-11am #S1812 & 1814.
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CANADA SUMMER JOBS APPLICATIONS OPEN TO EMPLOYERS UNTIL JANUARY 20, 2017! Click here to apply
Co-op student lands summer job with Vancouver Whitecaps.