The School of Sustainable Energy Engineering co-operative education program combines relevant job experience with classroom studies. Students complete 3 work term semesters, working in research or industrial facilities, often designing and building real products. Students must complete their Co-op requirements and return for at least one final semester of academic courses.

Our mandatory undergraduate Co-op program is part of the Faculty of Applied Sciences at SFU. School of Sustainable Energy Engineering students should review the Co-op requirements and policies of the School that relate to Co-op.

Our Co-op program offers opportunities which enhance a student's employability after graduation. We work with our students to help them prepare their job search strategy and materials, conduct professional interviews, and support the exploration and development of their career goals. Our students secure work terms across Canada, in the Silicon Valley, and internationally in places such as Germany, Japan, Hong Kong, Taiwan and China.

Students

All students are automatically enrolled into Co-op when they are enrolled into the Sustainable Energy Engineering program. It is mandatory for students to complete 3 semesters of co-op within their Sustainable Energy Engineering degree.

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Application Fee and Practicum Tuition

There is a one-time Co-op application fee. You must pay tuition for each Co-op Work Term.

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