Interactive Arts and Technology Co-operative Education



Week Dates
New Students Applying to Co-op


May 11 - June 30


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 Info Session - Please email to sign up. 

Sessions offered in Summer 2015:

Wednesday May 20, 2015 - 12:30 pm - SUR 4040

Tuesday June 16, 2015 - 11: 30 am - SUR 2746

Thursday July 16, 2016 - 1:30 pm - SUR 2746

Tuesday August 18, 2015 - 2:30 pm - SUR 2746

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 May 11 and the last session starts August 3. The course is offered through SFU Canvas (

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

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".



June 1 - August 31

Intake Appointment

After you have completed the SIAT All-in-One Workshop, you must book an appointment to sign the Co-op Agreement and work on your resume, cover letter and portfolio.

**Please email or visit the Co-op office in SUR 2560 and make an appointment for your intake session.

1 - 16

May 11 - August 31

Special Workshop Series

Throughout the term, we offer 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 Summer 2015 for Fall 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


1 May 13

Attend a Seeking Orientation (Mandatory for first-time Seekers)

SUR 2980 at 2:30 PM


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 May 25

Co-op fees due

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

2 - 4 May 18 - May 29

Learning Objectives

Discuss with your supervisor the goals and skills you wish to acheive during your workterm. Please be sure to upload your Learning objectives into Symplicity by May 29, 2015.

It is important that your supervisor's name and e-mail are entered at this time as the Supervisor's Evaluation will be sent via e-mail directly to your supervisor by the Co-op Office.


7+ June - July

Site Visits

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


14+ August  7

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