Interactive Arts and Technology Co-operative Education


Week

NEW STUDENTS APPLYING TO CO-OP: IN Spring 2014

Weeks 1-5

After applying online you'll receive an email from the SIAT Co-op Office that outlines your next steps, including:

1) Attending the SIAT Co-op Orientation - you must attend one of these 1 hour sessions. Please email siatcoop@sfu.ca to sign up. You can download the Orientation Handout to use as a reference. 

2) Registering in and completing the next possible Bridging Online I (BOL1) through Symplicity

3) Attending mandatory core workshops* on Resume, Cover Letters and Interview Skills by the end of your current semester

Registration for the above steps is available in Symplicity under "Events", then "Workshops".

Weeks 1+

Returning Students - Resume review & approval 

**Please email your updated resume to siatcoop@sfu.ca or visit the Co-op office in SUR 2560 and make an appointment to review it with a Coordinator/advisor.

Weeks 1 - 16

Workshop Series

Workshops on Resumes, Cover Letters, Interview Skills, Self-Directed Work Search, Print Portfolio, Electronic Portfolio and International Co-op

Register on Symplicity under "Events" and "Workshops"

Week STUDENTS SEEKING WORK-TERM: In Spring 2014 for Summer 2014

 Weeks 1+

Document Submission

 Upload your Profile Form, SIS, Resume, and Transcript to Symplicity 

 Weeks 1-16

Apply for jobs in Symplicity 

Be sure to have all required documents to be considered for any applied position

 Weeks 2-16

Interview Period Starts

*Be sure to see your co-op advisor throughout the application process/es to touch up on your interview and job-search skills 

 Week 14

Classes End 

Job postings and interviews continue

 Week 14+

Lightning Round 

Further information will be provided to all Seeking Students via e-mail.

 Week WORKING STUDENTS: In Spring 2014
Week 2

Co-op fees due

Refer to your goSFU  account to find out when your fees are due

Weeks 2+

Learning Objectives

Fill out your Learning Objectives as you progress through your workterm

Weeks 7+

Site Visits

A coordinator will contact you to schedule a meeting with you and your supervisor.

Weeks 14+

Work Reports, Student and Supervisor Evaluation forms due

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