Co-operative Education

Co-operative (Co-op) education 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.

Plus:

  • 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
  • Accounting - Diploma
  • Computing Studies and Information Systems - Diploma
  • Commerce and Business Administration - Diploma
  • Financial Services - Diploma
  • General Business - Diploma
  • Management - Diploma
  • Marketing Management - Diploma
  • 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
  • Post-Baccalaureate Diploma in International Supply Chain Management
  • University Transfer Arts
  • University Transfer Science
  • Veterinary Technology

 

For Co-op information sessions, admission requirements and how to apply, visit CareerHUB

How to get started? 

Co-op Prep  Learn about the steps you need to complete to join the Co-operative Education program.  We encourage students completing 18 credits this term and in a Co-op eligible program to attend these sessions.  

Register for these sessions on CareerHUB.

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Co-op alum launches IT career.

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Career Hub

The Douglas College Career Centre Online.

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Discover Co-op

Video credit ~ Co-op student Chris K.

 

Why do a Co-op?

Video credit ~ Co-op student Jal Ico