BUS CO-OP: INTRO TO CO-OP COURSE
After acceptance into our co-op program, you will be registered into a pre-requisite Canvas course “BUS CO-OP: Intro to Co-op” where we will work with you through the semester to develop your job search skills to a competitive level.
Content for the course during the semester includes the following:
- insights into what distinguishes an exceptional application from one that is average
- "hands-on" experience customizing your application in order to get shortlisted
- specialized interview practice and trouble shooting
- strategies to handle the most common challenges identified by Co-op employers and junior & senior Co-op students
Working In Canada (for International students): Learn about the Canadian work environment and how to market your international experience to Canadian employers (1.5 hours).
During this mandatory session you will meet the co-op staff, learn about co-op opportunities, tips for success, and information on your participation through the program (2 hours).
Job Search Workshops
Resume, Cover letter, and Interview skills (2 hours each or can be completed in one day during an All in One workshop). Learn the basics of how to market your skills in these workshops.
Working In Canada (for International students): Learn about the Canadian work environment and how to market your international experience to Canadian employers (2 hours).
Working In Banking: Hear from current SFU Business Co-op students who have completed previous Co-op work terms in banking. They will talk about their experiences, insights, as well as share personal tips for success in landing a co-op position in this industry.
Bridging Online 1 is a 2 week co-op course preparing you to identify and transfer your skills to the workplace. Check out further information and how to register HERE.
Students will complete a Self-Evaluation, Resume, Cover Letter, Student Information Summary form, and a Work/Study Semester Plan. International students are required to submit a Co-op Work Permit (info sent to students after acceptance into the program).
One to One Coaching
Students will be given individual, one to one coaching and feedback within Review Sessions and Mock Interviews.
|WORK IN FALL 2019||WORK IN SPRING 2020||WORK IN SUMMER 2020|
|APPLICATION DEADLINE||January 3, 2018||April 27, 2019||August 27, 2019|
|COMPLETE BUS CO-OP COURSE:
INTRO TO CO-OP COURSE
|Spring 2019||Summer 2019||Fall 2019|
|SEEKING TERM (Applying for Jobs)||Summer 2019||Fall 2019||Spring 2020|