For New Students Applying to Co-op for a first workterm in Spring 2017

Week
Date
Student Activity
Now
Jun. 8th or earlier Apply online at www.sfu.ca/coop/apply. 
  Now to the end of August

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

  1. Registering for Bridging Online I (BOL1) session in the summer semester (one of Sessions 1-11; registration in sessions 12-14 is not recommended as they are too late in the semester).
  2. Attending the mandatory Arts Co-op Orientation on June 21st. Please sign up for this session in Symplicity.  
  3. Attending the mandatory co-op workshops on Resume, Cover Letters and Interview skills now or by the beginning of August.  
  4. Attending a Resume Review Session with a co-op coordinator by the end of August.  

Registration for #1, 2, 3, and 4 above is available in Symplicity under "Events", then "Workshops".

Summer
Weeks 1-16
Co-op 101 sessions - see here for more information. (these sessions are not required to applied to co-op, it's simply for you to learn about co-op).  
Summer Week 6
  Email notification sent to students who applied to co-op by June 8th if they are allowed to undertake the Job Search Preparation Tasks in the summer semester. This e-mail will summarize what they must complete this spring to prepare for their first co-op job search.
Summer Week 7
Jun. 21st Orientation for New Arts and Social Science Co-op Students. Please register on Symplicity for this mandatory group session (under Workshops). 
Summer Week 12-17
Mid July- end of August
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 Fall 2016 Work Terms

Week
Date
Student Activity
Spring Week 17
April 30th
Seeking Student Activation Deadline: Upload your SIS, resume and transcript to Symplicity and check "2016 Summer - 4 month" (on the Profile tab) so that we know you want to do a Summer 2016 job search.
Summer Week 2+
May 13th
Students are released to apply to summer co-op jobs in Symplicity.
Summer Week 3+
May 16th and later
Interview period starts.
Summer Weeks 1–16
May - August
Additional Workshops for Seeking Students: Resume Design MakeOver, Going Global for Work, Your Unique Job Search. Register in Symplicity for these workshops.
Summer Week 14 Augustl 8th Last day of classes.

For Students Working a Summer 2016 Term

Week Date Student Activity
Summer Week 3 May 20th
Last day to pay Student Activity and UPass fees. 
Summer Week 8 June 17th
Last day to pay Co-op Practicum fees.
Summer Week 7+ mid-June- July
Site Visits - A co-op coordinator will contact you to schedule a meeting with you and your supervisor.
Summer Week 14 Aug. 15th
Work Reports, Student and Supervisor Evaluation forms due.