Important Dates

Prospective Students

Computing Science has an optional Co-op program. Students can join anytime but generally don't seek their first work term until second year. If you are unsure about whether or not you are ready to seek please contact your Co-op Coordinator.

WEEK 1-8
Apply to Computing Sciences Co-op Program on MyExperience. 
WEEK 1-10
Participate in FAS Intake and Seeking Preparation course on Canvas; Attend mandatory workshops
WEEK 10
Submit sample resume and cover letter for review on Canvas
WEEK 14
Submit Account Activation Application on Canvas

New Students - Prep Semester

WEEK 1-8
Apply to Computing Sciences Co-op Program on myExperience. New students should also complete the online survey.
WEEK 10
Submit sample resume and cover letter for review on Canvas
WEEK 14
Submit Account Activation Application on Canvas

Seeking Students

WEEK 1 - 16

SEEKING STUDENT DOCUMENTS BEING ACCEPTED. Receive access to job postings board. See Seeking Students page for detailed instructions.

WEEK 9
Identify if you wish to continue seeking and complete online survey
WEEK 10
Submit sample resume and cover letter for review on Canvas if still not placed
WEEK 14

Submit Account Activation Application on myExperience- this step required only if you wish to continue seeking for the next semester

Working Students

WEEK 1-16
Participate in FAS Co-op Work Term course on Canvas - also check your SFU email regularly
WEEK 1-4
Complete placement information and Learning Objectives on myExperience
WEEK 6-12
Possible site visit with FAS Coordinator, by phone or email if you are out of the Greater Vancouver Regional District.
WEEK 12
Work Report due on Canvas
WEEK 12-14
Go over Supervisor Evaluation with your manager or supervisor - before you leave or start your next work term
WEEK 14
Last chance to inform your Coordinator of any Co-op extension beyond your original contract

Events

For all the latest events, check on myExperience.