Interactive Arts and Technology Co-operative Education

NEW STUDENTS Applying to Co-op


Week Dates
New Students Applying to Co-op


September 8 - October 30

After being accepted to SIAT Co-op, you'll receive an email from the SIAT Co-op Office that outlines your next steps, including completing the following sessions and workshops. Register through Symplicity (Events > Workshops).

1) Attend a SIAT Co-op Information Session. If you cannot attend any of the available sessions, please contact
Sessions offered in Fall 2015:

Thursday, October 1   12:30PM   SUR 2746
Tuesday , November 10   2:30PM   SUR 2746
Wednesday, December 16   12:30PM   SUR 2746

2) Register in and complete the next possible Bridging Online I (BOL I (One)).
BOL I courses are two-weeks plus two-day time frame. There is a new session every week starting September 7 and the last session starts December 7. The course is delivered via SFU Canvas (

3) Register in and complete Co-op Workshops: Resume, Cover Letter, Interview or an All-in-One Workshop. A full schedule of Fall 2015 offerings can be picked up from our SIAT Co-op Office (SUR 2560)

4) Attend a SIAT Portfolio Clinic.
Sessions offered in Fall 2015:

Friday, September 25   11:30AM   SUR 2746
Friday, October 23   1:30PM   SUR 2746
Friday, November 27   1:30PM   SUR 2746      


October 1 - December 31

Intake Appointment

Upon completion of the above sessions and workshops, you must book an appointment to sign the Co-op Agreement and review your documents. Email the SIAT Co-op Student Advisor, Richard Myers at or visit the Co-op office in SUR 2562 to make an appointment for your intake session.

1 - 16

September 8 - December 31

Special Workshops

Throughout the term, other workshops are offered and available for you to attend on topics such as International Co-op.

SEEKING STUDENTS Applying for Spring 2016 Work Terms


Week Dates
STUDENTS SEEKING WORK-TERM: In Fall 2015 for Spring 2016 Co-op

Week 10-13 of Summer 2015

 July 17 - August 3

Document Submission

Upload and apply to the SIAT Test Job with your SIS, Cover Letter, Resume, and Transcript in Symplicity and complete the online student survey.

2 September 16

Attend the Seeking Orientation (mandatory for first-time Seekers).

Register through Symplicity (Events > Workshops). All SIAT Co-op students are welcome to attend.

2:30PM   SUR 5360

 2 - 16+

September 18 -  January 10

Apply for jobs in Symplicity 

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


September 29

Interview Period Starts

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

12 - 16+

November 23 - January 10

Lightning Round

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

14 - 16+

December 7 - January 10

Classes End

Job postings and interviews continue. If you will be out of town during the semester break, inform SIAT Co-op.



Week Dates
3 & 7

September 21

October 23


September 21: Deadline to pay applicable student fees (e.g. U-Pass, Student Activity)
October 23: Deadline to pay the Co-op Practicum Fee

Refer to Fall 2015 term deadlines and your goSFU account for more information

September 10

Co-op Placement Basic Information

Deadline to complete the Co-op Placement Basic Information for your "2015 Fall" job in Symplicity. It is important that your supervisor's name and e-mail are entered at this time as the Supervisor's Evaluation will be sent directly to your supervisor via e-mail by the Co-op Office.

2 September 15

Learning Objectives

Deadline to upload your Learning Objectives into your "2015 Fall" job in Symplicity. Discuss with your supervisor the goals and skills you wish to acheive during your workterm.

5 - 10 October - November

Site Visits

A coordinator will contact you to arrange a site visit to meet with you and your supervisor at your workplace (or via phone/Skype for out-of-town placements).

14 December  7

Work Term Reports and Release Forms

Deadline to submit your Work Term Report and Release Form (if applicable).

Online Supervisor Evaluations are to be submitted by your supervisor by deadline date, December 10, 2015.