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Arts & Social Science Co-op

For New Students Applying to Co-op for Fall 2014 Work Term

Week
Date
Student Activity
Now
February 5th or earlier
Apply online at www.sfu.ca/coop/apply.  If you want your first workterm in Fall 2014 you must apply to co-op AND fill in the Intake Form no later than February 5th.

Now to the end of April

After applying online you will receive an email from the Arts Co-op Office within 10 days that outlines next steps that include: 

  1. Registering for Bridging Online I (BOL1) in a session that begins as soon as possible, and no later than April 2014.
  2. Attending the mandatory Arts Co-op Orientation onFebruary 19th. You must attend this session. Please sign up for this session in Symplicity.  
  3. Attending the mandatory core workshops on Resume, Cover Letters and Interview Skills now or by the beginning of April.  
  4. Attending a Resume Review Session with a co-op coordinator by the end of April.  

Registration for #2, 3, 4 and 5 above is available in Symplicity under "Events", then "Workshops".

Spring
Week 2
January 15
Arts Co-op Information Session:
AQ 3159, 12:30-1:20pm (registration in Symplicity)
Spring
Week 1–12
January-April
Co-op Info Session: Sign up for a Co-op Info Session in Symplicity if you would like to learn more about Co-op.
Spring
Week 5
February 14
Email notification sent to students who applied to co-op and filled in the Intake form by February 14th if they are approved to undertake their first work search in Summer 2014 for a Fall 2014 co-op workterm. This e-mail will summarize what they must complete this fall to prepare for their first co-op job search.
Spring
Week 7
February 19
Orientation for New Arts and Social Science Co-op Students: Please register on Symplicity for this mandatory group session (under Workshops). 
Spring
Week 9–13
March -April
Resume Review Sessions for New Arts Co-op Students: Specific dates will be offered for these sessions. Please sign up on Symplicity for a resume review session with a Co-op staff member (mandatory).

For Students Seeking Summer 2014 Work Terms

Week
Date
Student Activity
Fall
Week 17
December 31st
Seeking Student Activation Deadline: Upload your SIS, resume and transcript to Symplicity and check "Summer - 4 month" (on the Profile tab) so that we know you want to do a Summer 2014 job search.
Spring
January 17th
Apply to jobs in Symplicity.
Spring
Week 3+
January 17th and later
Interview period starts.
Spring
Weeks 3–13
January - April
Additional Workshops for Seeking Students: Print Portfolios, E-portfolios, Going Global for Work, Networking, Career Fair Networking. Register in Symplicity for these workshops.
Spring
Week 15+
April 9th Last day of classes.

For Students Working a Spring 2014 Term

Week Date Student Activity
Spring
Week 3
January 17th
Last day to pay Student Activity and UPass fees. And, for graduate students, to pay co-op practicum fees.
Spring
Week 7
February 21st Last day to pay Co-op Practicum fees (for undergrads)
Spring
Week 7+
Mid-February - April Site Visits - A co-op coordinator will contact you to schedule a meeting with you and your supervisor.
Spring
Week 14
April 7th Work Reports, Student and Supervisor Evaluation forms due.