Co-op Education Program

Co-op: Relevant Work Experience

Co-op will provide you with the opportunity to obtain paid, practical work experience in an area related to your field of study. With support of Co-op Education staff you will work with small, medium and large organizations in BC, Canada, and around the world. By alternating work with your study terms, throughout your degree, you will gain invaluable knowledge from industry you can apply to your classroom studies making you a stronger student. Furthermore, by participating in Co-op you will gain an understanding of industry and be prepared to transition to employment when you graduate.   

SFU’s Co-operative education program is internationally renowned amongst the employer community. Approximately seventy percent of SFU’s co-op graduates are hired by or referred by employers they met during their co-op experience.  SIAT students regularly obtain competitive positions with companies including: Blackberry, Electronic Arts, SAP and BMO. See a list of previous Co-op destinations of SIAT students!

For more information, visit the Co-op Website