Communication Co-op Program

Co-op Opportunities

Communication co-op is an opportunity to build your skills, gain industry experience, and get paid while you complete your degree. Explore career options in communications, digital marketing, event planning, social media, community engagement, public relations and more. Compete for real jobs and work full-time for 4 or 8 months at a time. From tech startups to non-profit organizations to government, employers come to SFU Co-op specifically to hire Communication students.


95% Communication Co-op alumni say their participation in Co-op gave them a competitive advantage when looking for work.

77% were employed within 3 months of graduating, after completing co-op terms.  

Top 5 Areas our Alumni work in: 

  1. Communications
  2. Social Media/Digital Marketing 
  3. Marketing
  4. Event Planning 
  5. Writing 

Top 5 Industries our Alumni work in: 

  1. Communications, Advertising & Public Relations 
  2. Technology
  3. Education 
  4. Healthcare Services 
  5. Banking & Finance  

Past and Current Employers

An SAP Co-op Experience with Ryan Lee

Get Started with Co-op

Contact our co-op coordinators to get started with co-op. Learn more about employment opportunities, requirements and more

Sangita Mudaliar

Program Assistant

T: 778-782-5367
Room: K9657

Liesl Jurock

Co-op Coordinator

T: 778-782-5542
Room: K9655

Sara Sethna

Co-op Coordinator

T: 778-782-2107
Room: K9655

Upcoming Events

Learn about co-op in our upcoming events.