Information for Students

Work Experience Timeline

Work/Study Schedule
When thinking about integrating work experience into your degree program, it is important to plan your courses accordingly, but also to be flexible in the timing and duration of your work term(s). Being flexible as to when you complete work experience, will result in more options for you. Completing a schedule such as those noted below will result in receiving the Co-operative Education Program notation on your degree parchment. It is important to plan ahead about how you will integrate work terms with your study schedule. It is your responsibility to ensure that your academic program requirements are taken into account in your planning.

NOTE: These are only SOME examples of how you can structure your degree to incorporate co-op into your degree. There are many options to complete the full Arts Co-op program.

Year   FALL (September - January )    WINTER (January - April)    SPRING/SUMMER (May - August) 
 1   Study   Study   Break or Study
 2   Apply to AWE - Study   Study   Work Term 1 
 3   Study    Work Term 2   Work Term 3 
 4    Study    Work Term (option)   Study 
 5    Study    Graduate :)      

Year   FALL (September - January )    WINTER (January - April   SPRING/SUMMER (May - August)
1   Study   Study   Break or Study
2   Apply to AWE - Study   Study   Break or Study
3   Work Term 1   Work Term 2   Study
4   Study   Study   Work Term 3
5   Study   Study   Graduate