Upon joining the SIAT Co-op Program, you can log in myExperience (Experiential Learning > Events Calendar) to register for the mandatory info session, workshops and online courses below.


See the Co-op Planning Guide to help organize your preparation semester.


SIAT Co-op Orientation Session

  • May 15, 1:30 - 2:20 pm
  • June 3, 1:30 - 2:20 pm
  • July 2, 1:30 - 2:20 pm
  • August 4, 1:30 - 2:20 pm

BOL I (Bridging Online Learning One)

BOL I is a 16-day online course delivered via Canvas. Multiple sessions are offered throughout the semester. See the BOL website for more details.

Register in and complete each SIAT Workshop: Portfolio (optional), Resume, Cover Letter and Interview. For your convenience, there are workshops scheduled back-to-back and are grouped together as: Resume & Portfolio, and Cover Letter & Interview. See myExperience Events Calendar for most up to date information. Although the Portfolio workshop is optional, it is highly recommended that you attend as all SIAT Co-op students must have an online portfolio


Apr 14, 9:30 - 11:20 am
May 11, 1:00 - 2:50 pm
Jun 9, 9:30 - 11:20 am
Jul 10, 9:30 - 11:20 am
Aug 11, 9:30 - 11:20 am

*All Resume workshops are followed by a Portfolio workshop

Cover Letter

Apr 16, 1:30 - 2:50 pm
May 21, 9:30 - 10:50 am
Jun 17, 1:00 - 2:20 pm
Jul 14, 9:30 - 10:50 am
Aug 11, 1:30 - 2:50 pm

*All Cover Letter workshops are followed by an Interview workshop

Portfolio (optional)

Apr 15, 11:30 am - 12:50 pm
May 11, 3:00 - 4:20 pm
Jun 9, 11:30 am - 12:50 pm
Jul 10, 11:30 am - 12:50 pm
Aug 11, 11:30 am - 12:50 pm

*All Portfolio workshops are preceded by a Resume workshop


Apr 17, 3:00 - 4:20 pm
May 21, 11:00 - 12:20 pm
Jun 17, 2:30 - 3:50 pm
Jul 14, 11:00 - 12:20 pm
Aug 11, 3:00 - 4:20 pm

*All Interview workshops are preceded by a Cover Letter workshop


Current SIAT Co-op students are invited to register to the Annual Seeking Preparation Canvas course for each year they want to work in. Upon registering to an annual seeking preparation course, you will receive an invitation to access the respective seeking course.

After you submit assignments through the seeking preparation Canvas course, an Advisor/Coordinator from the SIAT Co-op team will assess your readiness to seek for a co-op job. They will evaluate your submissions and either mark them complete or provide feedback on steps to take on your final revision. You will be “released to seek” once you complete the course, and you will be able to view and apply for co-op jobs posted in myExperience as well as external sources.

Register now to prepare to seek for a co-op job in Spring, Summer and/or Fall of the respective year. The seeking term for each co-op work term occurs in the semester preceding the co-op term. You are expected to complete this course two to four weeks prior to the start of the seeking term to ensure there is enough time for feedback and revisions.

Seek for 2020 Jobs
Registration Details: SIAT Co-op Seeking Canvas Course - Register Now to Seek for 2020 Jobs
Successfully complete this course to seek for a job that commences January 2020, May 2020 and/or September 2020.


Seek for 2021 Jobs
Registration Details: SIAT Co-op: Seeking for 2021 Job
Successfully complete this course to seek for a job that commences January 2021, May 2021 and/or September 2021.



Working Canvas Course

Once you secure a job placement, you must enroll in the Co-op Practicum through go.sfu.ca and complete the SIAT Coop Working Canvas course for each term you are working. Enrollment to the Co-op Practicum course will automatically give you access to the online course. The Working Canvas course contains information, resources, and assignments for your work term.

BOL II (Bridging Online Learning Two)

For your first co-op work term, you will need to complete BOL II, a 9-day online course delivered via Canvas. See the BOL website for more details.