Prospective Students

Thank you for your interest in the SFU BPK Co-op Program. Read the information below then follow the steps to submit your application.

Application Requirements

Biomedical Physiology & Kinesiology Student

You must be a declared or intended major or minor of the Biomedical Physiology & Kinesiology (BPK) Department and have a viable plan to integrate a minimum of 3 co-op work terms into your academic plan.

Academic Requirements

  • Be in good academic standing
  • Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA): minimum 2.50
  • Unit count: minimum 30 units

Work Permit for International Students

International students are required to obtain a valid Co-op work permit from Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) before applying to SFU Co-op jobs. Once accepted into the Co-op program, you will be issued a letter to include in your work permit application. We recommend applying for the work permit as early as possible, as processing times can be lengthy

  Work in Fall Work in Spring Work in Summer
Application Deadline February 1 June 1 October 1

Application Process

The sooner you apply to Co-op, the better, since your Co-op work experience helps your classroom learning and vice versa. Plan to apply at least 2 semesters prior to your first intended work term.

Attend An Info Session

Check out myExperience to find an upcoming Information Session.  If you can’t make the next session, contact Cheri Fiedler:

Apply Now

Fill out the online application form and we will connect with you within 10 business days to guide you through the next steps.

Please Note

All applications are assessed on an individual basis. If you do not fulfill all of the requirements listed above, please contact to see if you may still qualify.