Co-op Program

Co-op Student Expectations

The degree granted to graduating co-op students is designated "Cooperative Program". Students enrolled in the Engineering Co-op Program must fulfill the expectations and requirements listed below to complete the program and receive the Cooperative Program designation on their degree.

All Engineering Co-op Students are expected to:

  1. Complete academic courses and maintain their academic standing as outlined in the Academic Regulations of the Faculty of Engineering.
  2. Maintain current contact and recruitment information in PlacePro:
    • Accept the Co-op Student Eligibility Agreement.
    • Prepare and upload an updated resume prior to the start of each recruitment cycle
    • Obtain and upload current transcripts prior to the start of each recruitment cycle.
    • Update contact information as required.
  3. Actively participate in the co-op recruitment process in addition to conducting a personal job search:
    • The ultimate responsibility for obtaining suitable employment for each work term rests with the student.
    • The Co-op Department Office provides significant assistance in identifying appropriate employment opportunities and counseling students in their job search.
    • Students who find secure employment through their own search must notify the Co-op Office immediately to ensure it qualifies for the program.
  4. Complete five 4-month work terms with satisfactory performance and term paper evaluations:
  5. Conduct themselves with a high level of professionalism at all times. Engineering Co-op students are obligated to uphold the: