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Co-operative Education

Co-op alternates semesters of classroom studies with paid, full-time work, giving you hands-on experience that will make you job ready when you graduate. Work terms are usually four or eight months and take place after you have completed the second or third semester of your academic program.

Why do Co-op?

You’ll build your resumé and network with employers while earning money and finishing your credential.


  • Apply classroom theory in a work environment
  • Build your self-confidence
  • Work with hard-to-access employers
  • Increase your future employment opportunities

Co-op eligible programs

  • Bachelor of Business Administration - Accounting
  • Bachelor of Business Administration - Financial Services
  • Bachelor of Physical Education and Coaching
  • Business Management
  • Computing Studies and Information Systems
  • General Business
  • Marketing Management
  • Post-Baccalaureate Diploma in Accounting
  • Post-Baccalaureate Diploma in Accounting and Finance
  • Post-Baccalaureate Diploma in Computer and Information Systems
  • Post-Baccalaureate Diploma in Finance
  • University Transfer Arts
  • University Transfer Science
  • Veterinary Technology
  • For Co-op information sessions, admission requirements and how to apply, visit Career Hub.

Ready Set Co-op information sessions

Discover what you need to know about Co-operative Education at these free events. You’ll gain winning strategies to get yourself prepared to apply for the program. Find out more on Career Hub.


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Co-op alum launches IT career. Read more.


Co-op Student Handbook (PDF)

Discover Co-op

Youtube Video

Video credit ~ Co-op student Chris K.

Why do Co-op?

Youtube Video

Video credit ~ Co-op student Jal Ico