PROSPECTIVE STUDENTS

ACCEPTANCE INTO THE FACULTY OF ARTS AND SOCIAL SCIENCES (FASS) CO-OP PROGRAM IS BASED ON THE CRITERIA SPECIFIC TO YOUR DEGREE.

Students must be undertaking full-time studies. Direct entry high school students, international students, and mature students are all welcome to apply to the program. Faculty of Education and Bachelor of General Studies students are also eligible for Arts Co-op. Please apply just like Arts students do. A PhD Co-op program is not available in Arts Co-op. 

ADMISSION 
TO THE FACULTY OF 
ARTS & SOCIAL SCIENCES CO-OP

ADMISSION TO THE FACULTY OF ARTS & SOCIAL SCIENCES

CREDIT HOURS

CREDIT
HOURS

WORK PERMITS
(INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS)

WORK PERMITS (INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS)

TRANSFER STUDENTS

You should ideally apply to co-op within your first three weeks at SFU (later may be possible, please see the co-op office to discuss).  The fact that you are transferring credits to SFU means that you should get involved in co-op as soon as you come to campus.  Undergraduate students must be willing and able to commit to a minimum of 3 Co-op work terms ending on a study semester.  Please see Apply to Co-op for deadlines. 

POST-BAC STUDENTS

You should ideally apply to co-op within your first three weeks at SFU (later may be possible, please see the co-op office to discuss). The short length of this degree requires that you get involved in co-op as soon as you come to campus.  PBD students must be willing and able to commit to 1-2 Co-op work terms ending on a study semester.  Please see Apply to Co-op for deadlines.

SECOND DEGREE

You should ideally apply to co-op within your first three weeks at SFU (later may be possible, please see the co-op office to discuss). The short length of this degree requires that you get involved in co-op as soon as you come to campus.  Undergraduate students must be willing and able to commit to 1-2 Co-op work terms ending on a study semester.  Please see Apply to Co-op for deadlines. 

MASTERS STUDENTS

You should ideally apply to co-op within your first three weeks at SFU (later may be possible, please see the co-op office to discuss).  The short length of this degree requires that you get involved in co-op as soon as you come to campus.  Masters students must be willing and able to commit to 1-2 Co-op work terms ending on a study semester.  Please see Apply to Co-op for deadlines. 

Graduate students must have permission from their department prior to being accepted to the co-op program.

Co-op is available in the following Masters programs:

  • Anthropology
  • Economics
  • International Studies
  • Public Policy
  • Political Science
  • Sociology
  • Urban Studies

THERE ARE CERTAIN EXPECTATIONS OF ALL STUDENTS WHO JOIN ARTS AND SOCIAL SCIENCES CO-OP:

You must make all the deadlines as outlined on the Apply to Co-op page.

Apply by Work in
October 10th, 2018
Summer 2019
February 6th, 2019 Fall 2019
June 5th, 2019 Sping 2020
Fall 2019
Fall 2019

In the semester prior to your first co-op job search you will complete the Pre-employment Curriculum: the Arts Co-op Orientation, Bridging Online I (BOL I), the co-op core workshops (resume, cover letter, interview skills), and attend a resume review session with a co-op staff member to receive personal feedback on your skills.

Drop-In Hours:

You may drop in with questions about applying to Co-op on:

  •  Tuesdays  1:30–3:30, AQ 3025 (Victoria Cottell) & AQ 3023 (Luisa Hallam).

Accessed from the main entrance to our office at AQ 3020, across from Images Theatre.

If you cannot make it during these dates/times please e-mail artscoop@sfu.ca to request an appointment. In your e-mail please give a couple of dates/times when you would like an appointment. We will check our schedule and reply to you with an appointment date/time.