Interactive Arts and Technology Co-operative Education



Week Dates
New Students Applying to Co-op


January 5 - February 28


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 to sign up. 

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

BOL I courses are two weeks in length with a new session. There is a new session every week starting January 5 and the last session starts April 6. The course is offered through SFU Canvas (

3) Attending mandatory SIAT: All-in-one on Resumes, Cover letters and Portfolios.

Tentative sessions offered in Summer 2015:

Saturday May 30, 2015 - 10 am - 4 pm

Friday July 3,  2015 - 10 am - 4 pm

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



February 2 - April 30

Post Workshop Deliverables:

After you have completed your SIAT: All - in - One Workshop, we still continue to meet with you one-on-one to work on your resume, portfolio and cover letter.

**Please email your updated resume to or visit the Co-op office in SUR 2560 and make an appointment to review your post workshop documents.

1 - 16

January 5 - April 30

Special 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"

STUDENTS SEEKING WORK-TERM: Applications to Seek for Fall 2015!


Week Dates
STUDENTS SEEKING WORK-TERM: In Spring 2015 for Summer 2015

(Week 9 of Spring 2015) - (Week 2 of Summer 2015)

 March 2 - March 31

Document Submission

Upload and apply to the SIAT Test Job with your SIS, Resume, and Transcript in Symplicity



May 15 -  September 19

Apply for jobs in Symplicity 

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


June 2 - September 29

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 

14 - 16+

August 1 - May 22

Classes End 

Job postings and interviews continue

14 - 16+

August 1 - September 19

Lightning Round

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



Week Dates
2 January 16

Co-op fees due

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

2 - 5
January 16 - 30

Learning Objectives

Discuss with your supervisor goals and skills you have to acheive during your workterm. Please be sure to upload your Learning objectives into Symplicity by January 30, 2015.

7+ February 9

Site Visits

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


14+ April 7

Work Reports and release forms (if applicable) are due.