Important Co-op Dates
If you have any questions about your Co-op application, or about the Co-op program, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or 604.854.4507.
Next Co-op Application Deadline: Monday, January 25th, 2021
Co-operative Education (Co-op) combines academic studies with relevant work experience. Academic semesters alternate with work terms, giving you up to two years of relevant work experience. The UFV Arts, Business, Library Information and Technology (LIBIT), Computer Information Systems (CIS), and Science diploma and degree Co-op programs are nationally accredited by the Co-operative Education and Work-Integrated Learning (CEWIL Canada), a recognized seal of quality.
Work terms are 4, 8, or 12 months in duration. Co-op work term placements are not guaranteed but are awarded on a competitive basis. The hiring decision is up to the employer.
For more information about the Co-op program, including the admission requirements, see the Co-operative Education handout below:
For Domestic and International Students: Co-op Student Handout 2020.09
Apply for Co-op before the last Monday of the month in September, January, and May every year. You may apply at any time, but applications are only reviewed following the deadline.
How to Apply
- Login to your CareerLink account
- Upload your Resume and Unofficial Transcript to your 'Documents'
- Select "Apply to Co-op" on the right-hand side of the home page in CareerLink
- Complete the form and select "Submit your Application"
Feature Co-op Positions & Testimonials
Are you interested in the job opportunities available to Co-op students? Please see the list of feature co-op positions.
Review the article Real-World Tech: My Co-Op Term at Safe Software written by the current feature Co-op student Thomas Alain.
To read success stories from previous business Co-op students, visit the School of Business website and view each concentration under the 'Majors' section.