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.

Apply to Communication Co-op by October 31 to work in Summer/Fall 2021.

Communication Co-op Info Session

Wednesday, October 28, 4:30-5:30pm on Zoom

This event is for students who are not already enrolled in co-op. Find out how Communication 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

Featuring:

  • Alumni speaker: Linda Nguyen, current Account Coordinator at JAM Direct, a Toronto-based digital and direct marketing agency, with previous Co-op terms at SFU and RBC 
  • Student speaker: Kat Perez, VP Communications with the CMNSU, with Co-op terms at Parkinson Society BC and SFU

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
2021
Work in Summer
2021
Work in Fall
2021

Application Deadline

July 15th, 2020 October 31st, 2020 February 28th, 2021

Student Hub

What stage are you at in your Co-op journey? 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.

Resource Hub

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