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 how to start your career in this current reality? Communication Co-op is here to help.

Find out more at the:

CMNS Co-op Info Session
Wednesday, July 8th
4:30-5:30pm on Zoom

* This event is for students who are not already enrolled in co-op. 

Register at:


  • Alumni speaker: Oscar Wong, Internal Communications Specialist, Electronic Arts Vancouver (with previous Co-op terms at SAP and Porton Health) 
  • Student speaker: Magali Bureau, Communications Assistant, Transport Canada (with previous Co-op terms at Downtown Eastside Women’s Centr 

Find out how CMNS Co-op will support you to:

  • Develop competitive resume, cover letter and interview skills
  • Gain access to jobs and employers who want to hire students
  • Learn to navigate your first few professional jobs
  • Work on tools to prepare you for your career during uncertain times

Apply to Communication Co-op by July 15th to work in 2021.

Application Deadlines
Apply by Work in
July 15th, 2020
Spring 2021 
October 31st, 2020
Summer 2021
February 28th, 2021 Fall 2021

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What stage are you on in your Co-op journey? Select the one that applies to you: 

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