Are you an employer looking for applied computer science talent? Our master's students complete a co-op semester as part of their degree. Employers benefit from the flexibility of the program, the simple hiring process, and, most of all, the recruitment advantage: make better hiring decisions by working with potential employees before fully on-boarding!

GOOD TO KNOW

BCIC is offering the BC Tech Co-op Grants Program to assist small technology firms with funding their first co-op student.

OUR CO-OP EMPLOYERS INCLUDE:

Alida (formerly Vision Critical)
Communications Research Centre
Electronic Arts (EA)
HSBC
Huawei
IBM
Insurance Corporation of British Columbia (ICBC)
Koan Analytics
Plenty of Fish
Realtor.com
Royal Bank of Canada (RBC)
Salesforce
Samsung
SAP
Scotiabank
Statistics Canada
Terramera Inc.
Union Mobile Financial Technology (UMF)
Vancity

>> View our advisory council to see more industry partners

WHAT CAN OUR MASTER'S STUDENTS DO?

Every student will have a different skill set depending on the courses they chose within their program plan. Our co-op advisors can easily assist you with finding the right fit for your needs. Below is an overview of the areas our program can cover.

  • Large-scale data processing
  • Apache Hadoop ecosystem
  • Distributed file systems
  • Map/Reduce programming model
  • Large graph analysis
  • Relational and Nosql databases
  • Social media APIs
  • Cloud computing services
  • Information security and privacy
  • Penetration testing and ethical hacking
  • System, network and cloud security
  • Intrusion detection and prevention
  • Cyber situational awareness
  • Machine learning and predictive analytics
  • Cyber risk assessment and mitigation
  • Cryptographic protocols
  • Secure software design
  • Blockchain technology
  • SLAM systems
  • Image and geometry processing 
  • Computer vision
  • Visualization systems and tools
  • Multi-robot and multi-sensor systems
  • AR/VR
  • Computational fabrication
  • Computational photography
  • HCI and interactive systems

THE CO-OP TEAM

Laura Brock

Co-op Career Advisor
(On Leave)
lbrock@sfu.ca

Eunice Koh

Co-op Coordinator
eunice_koh@sfu.ca

 

Alessandra Pagliardi

Co-op Program Assistant (Mon-Wed)
pmp_coop@sfu.ca

Krista Shatford

Co-op Career Advisor (Acting)
krista_shatford@sfu.ca

QUESTIONS?

Check out our FAQ page.

For co-op related questions, please e-mail pmp_coop@sfu.ca.