Work Experience

Kabir Nadkarni sitting at Enterprise Square building in downtown Edmonton

Kabir, from Toronto, is an Engineering student who has completed Co-op placements in Edmonton, Calgary, and Japan.

We'll Help You Build Your Resume

Get a leg up in the job market and test drive your potential career. We have co-ops, practicums, and work experience programs in every faculty that can give you relevant work experience and connect you with employers in your field.

Arts Work Experience
Get paid work experience relevant to your career with the Arts Co-op Program or an internship specific to your discipline.

Science Internship Program
Integrate your undergraduate studies with relevant work experience through 4-, 8-, 12-, or 16-month paid internships.

Engineering Co-op programs
The Co-op program requires five years compared to the traditional four-year program. With the additional time, you gain five four-month work experience terms.

Check the website of your faculty of choice for more options!

Meet Kabir

Meet Kabir, an engineering physics co-op student from Mississauga, Ontario. Kabir won the Loran award, a prestigious scholarship that would have allowed him to attend any of the top 25 schools in Canada.

Kabir's degree allowed him to mix his creativity and analytical skills.

View more student stories»

Find Your Career

Whether you have a clear career in mind or your career is yet to be invented, the important thing is that you are earning a degree that has prepared you for your future. All of our programs have possible careers listed alongside them, so take a minute to explore your options»

Our Grads Get Jobs

In the 2019 Graduate Employability Rankings the U of A places 4th in Canada and 87th in the world.