Co-op provides Communication students with the opportunity to enhance skills, gain paid, relevant experience and discover new passions, all while completing their degree. Translating classroom knowledge into workplace action and graduating with a year’s worth of industry experience arms Communication Co-op students with the tools to succeed.   

Explore career options in communications, digital marketing, event planning, social media, community engagement, public relations and more. Compete for real jobs and work full-time for 4 or 8 months at a time. From tech startups to non-profit organizations to government, employers come to SFU Co-op specifically to hire Communication students. 

Wondering if Co-op is for you?

Meet Kat Perez, an SFU School of Communication graduate who completed three Co-op work terms! Kat shares her perspective on how Co-op is different from classes and how it has given her an edge in her career.


Starting or Continuing Your Co-op Journey?

A Letter to Current and Future Co-op Students by Tiffany Wong

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Starting or Continuing Your Co-op Journey?

A Letter to Current and Future Co-op Students by Tiffany Wong

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Why Co-op is the Most Important Thing You Can Do as an International Student

An article by Farhan Shahriar

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Why Co-op is the Most Important Thing You Can Do as an International Student

An article by Farhan Shahriar

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Have questions before applying? Check out our new FAQ page!


Curious to know what Communication Co-op is like from a student perspective?

See our Communique Blog





Students

If you’re ready to apply, click the button below to complete your online co-op application. The Prospective Students section has important eligibility and program information to know before you apply.

Employers

Looking to hire a Communication student? Click the button below to learn more information.

  Work in Spring
2024
Work in Summer
2023
Work in Fall 
2023

Application Deadline

June 30, 2024 October 31st, 2022 February 28th, 2023

Co-op Student Stage

What Co-op stage are you at? Select the one that applies to you:

Prospective Students
New Students
Seeking Students
Working Students

Application Fee and Practicum Tuition

There is a one-time Co-op application fee. You must pay tuition for each Co-op Work Term.

What do you get for your application fee and practicum tuition?

Resources

Communiqué is a blog developed by students, for students, to help showcase Communication Co-op student experiences.