Co-operative Education

Co-operative Education is a program which combines relevant work experience with academic studies. Participating students alternate semesters on campus and in study-related employment. The program includes pre-employment orientation, career development counselling and workshops, and four full-time paid work semesters.

Why Participate in Co-op?

  • Gain valuable career related experience
  • Help finance your education
  • Learn essential work search skills
  • Develop superior communication skills
  • Gain better understanding of course work

For further information and program requirements, visit SFU Co-operative Education.

Students should apply for co-op at least two semesters prior to the semester in which they wish to work. Students should also seek advice from the Environment Co-op Coordinator as early as possible in their university careers to facilitate optimal scheduling.