Applying for Co-op

How do I apply?

Applications for the Co-operative Education Program open early in the academic year. Students who meet the eligibility requirements will be contacted via email and invited to apply.  Applications should be made at least two semesters prior to the preferred Co-op internship starting date.

Example application timeline

YEARSEMESTER 1SEMESTER 2SUMMER
ONE STUDY STUDY BREAK
TWO STUDY
Applications begin
(Application information is sent to eligible candidates)
STUDY
Employability training
Employer interviews
CO-OP
THREE CO-OP* STUDY CO-OP
FOUR STUDY STUDY CO-OP
FIVE STUDY FINISH  

*domestic students only due to international student visa restrictions.

May
Student applications OPEN
Student applications CLOSE
Review & pre-screen of all student applications
June
Students advised of Employability Skills Program details for Semester 2
Semester two commencement
Employability Skills Program Commencement
September
Employability Skills Program completed for Semester two students
October
Students submit applications and interviews by prospective employers conducted for a Summer Co-op term commencement
End of Exams - November
Students likely to commence Summer Co-op term (3 months)
December - January
Interviews by prospective employers conducted for a Semester 1 Co-op term commencement
February onwards
Students likely to commence Semester 1 Co-op term (6 months)

Confidentiality

All applications for the Co-op Program are strictly confidential and only those directly involved in the review and selection process will have access to personal information.

Learn more about applying for Co-op

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