1. Career Management & Skills Training:
1.1 Deconstruct job postings;
1.2 Write targeted job applications including; cover letters and resumes to College and industry standards;
1.3 Research potential Work Term employers;
1.4 Attend mock interviews, receive and apply feedback;
1.5 Attend networking and employer events; and
1.6 Complete a job interview successfully.
2. Goal Setting:
2.1 Set specific, measurable and realistic Work Term goals for learning objectives;
2.2 Re-evaluate as situation requires;
2.3 Analyze success through self-assessment which is communicated to Faculty Advisor verbally and in writing.
3. Employability Skills:
3.1 Communicate effectively with co-workers, employer clients/customers, supervisors, and College Co-op/Career Centre staff;
3.2 Work effectively as a team member, including resolving conflict;
3.3 Use critical/creative thinking in decision making and problem solving;
3.4 Embrace new learning opportunities and challenges;
3.5 Represent self, the College, and the employer professionally and ethically;
3.6 Develop personal management skills related to time, organization, and stress;
3.7 Accept constructive criticism as a vehicle to learning.
4. Program Specific Skills:
4.1 Apply learned academic knowledge and skills in the work environment.
5. Work Term Report, Project or Presentation:
5.1 Choose a topic related to student's specific program and Work Term or defined by the employer.
5.2 Examples include; formal written report, formal presentation, handbook, procedures manual, research paper and users' manual.
5.3 Prepare project to industry and College standards; and
5.4 Format to satisfy needs of employer and/or Faculty Advisor.
Independent learning through a program-related Work Term with support given by a Faculty Advisor and workplace supervisor.
Assessment will be in accordance with the Douglas College Evaluation Policy. Students will be assigned a grade of MASTERY when ALL of the following are achieved:
1. Career skills training documentation and job interview result in a Work Term.
2. Work Term learning objectives are defined and fulfilled.
3. Work Term report, project or presentation is completed based on given criteria.
4. Employer's evaluation is satisfactory based on given criteria.
5. Faculty Advisor's evaluation is satisfactory based on given criteria.
At the end of the course, the successful student should be able to:
1. Apply career management employment search skills to obtain a Work Term in related field of study;
2. Set, re-evaluate, and achieve realistic, measurable learning objectives;
3. Adapt transferable employability skills effectively;
4. Follow program specific skills effectively;
5. Prepare a Work Term report, project, or presentation to meet college and employer standards.
Co-op Application, completing 27 credits and currently registered in a minimum of 9 credits, all completed Co-op Prep workshops and appointments, Co-op Coordinator permission, and cumulative GPA of 2.33, or permission by the Dean.
The program of study must be the same throughout the Co-op term(s).
No corequisite courses.
No equivalent courses.
Course Guidelines for previous years are viewable by selecting the version desired. If you took this course and do not see a listing for the starting semester / year of the course, consider the previous version as the applicable version.
These are for current course guidelines only. For a full list of archived courses please see https://www.bctransferguide.ca
|Institution||Transfer Details for COOP 1100|
|Simon Fraser University (SFU)||No credit|
|Thompson Rivers University (TRU)||TRU COOP 1050 (3)|
|Trinity Western University (TWU)||No credit|
|University of British Columbia - Okanagan (UBCO)||No credit|
|University of British Columbia - Vancouver (UBCV)||No credit|
|University of Victoria (UVIC)||No credit|
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This is an Online Course.