- All co-op programs start in year 3, meaning students have completed at least 5 academic semesters before their first work term.
- Students apply to enter co-op in the second semester of year 2, after completing an 8-week career course, “Skills for Career Success in Science”, which is open to all science students.
- In year 3, all co-op students \also complete another 8-week professionalism course, “Advanced Job Search Skills for Science Co-op Students”, before their first work term.
Table: Work-Study Sequence, By Co-Op Program:
Co-op programs: Actuarial & Financial Mathematics, Biochemistry, Chemical Biology, Chemistry, Sustainable Chemistry, Earth & Environmental Sciences, Environmental Sciences, Geography & Environmental Sciences, Life Sciences, Mathematics & Statistics, Medical Physics, Molecular Biology & Genetics and Physics
|Third Year||Academic Term||Work Term||Work Term|
|Fourth Year||Academic Term||Academic Term||Work Term|
|Fifth Year||Work Term||Academic Term|
Co-op program: Biology & Pharmacology
|Third Year||Academic Term||Academic Term||Work Term|
|Fourth Year||Work Term||Academic Term||Work Term|
|Fifth Year||Senior Thesis||Academic Term||N/A|
Co-op Recruitment Cycle:
|Cycle||Co-op Position Starts||Student Availability|
|Winter||January||4 or 8 months|
|Spring||May||4 or 8 months|
For more information, or to post your position please contact firstname.lastname@example.org