Important Dates

Apply to Arts Co-op Deadlines:

June 6th, 2018  for a Spring 2019 work term
October 10th, 2018 for a Summer 2019 work term
February 6th, 2019 for a Fall 2019 work term

Arts Co-op Canvas Orientation Course ideally offered during week 7 of each term. (A week and a half after intake deadline). Runs for 2 weeks.

For New Students Applying to Co-op for a first work term in Fall 2018

Student Activity
February 7th or earlier Apply online at 
  Now to the middle of April

After applying online you will receive an email from the Arts Co-op Office within 10 days that outlines next steps that you must complete.

You must fill out the web survey sent in your welcome email. This must be done by February 7th

You will then complete the following Job Search Preparation Tasks this spring: 

  1. Registering for Bridging Online I (BOL1) session in the fall semester (one of Sessions 1-11; registration in sessions 12-14 is not recommended as they are too late in the semester).
  2. Complete an Arts Co-op Orientation Canvas Course for New Students during the Spring 2018 semester (Undergraduates will be invited as of February 16th and must complete this by March 2nd). 
  3. Attend the mandatory All-in-One co-op workshop that covers Resume, Cover Letter and Interview skills now or by the beginning of April.  
  4. Attend a Resume Review Session with a co-op coordinator by the end of April.  

Registration for #1 and #3 is available in myExperience under "Experiential Learning", then "Events Calendar".

Spring Weeks 1-16
Co-op 101 sessions - see here for more information. (these sessions are not required to apply to co-op, it's simply for you to learn about co-op).  
Spring Week 6
  Email notification sent to students who applied to co-op by February 7th if they are allowed to undertake the Job Search Preparation Tasks in the spring semester. This e-mail will summarize what they must complete this spring to prepare for their first co-op job search.
Spring Week 12-17
Mid March- April
Resume Review Sessions for New Arts Co-op Students: Specific dates will be offered for these sessions. Please sign up on myExperience for a resume review session with a Co-op staff member (mandatory).

For Students Seeking Summer 2018 Work Terms

Student Activity
Spring Week 1
December 31st
Seeking Student Activation Deadline: Upload your SIS, resume and transcript to myExperience and complete the web survey so that we know you want to do a search for a Spring 2018 co-op job.
Spring Week 2+
January 12th Students are given access to Summer co-op jobs in myExperience.
Spring Week 4+
February 5th and later
Interview period starts.
Spring Weeks 1–16
January - April
Additional Workshops for Seeking Students: Resume Design MakeOver, Going Global for Work, Your Unique Job Search. Register in myExperience for these workshops.

For Students Working a Spring 2018 Term

Week Date Student Activity
Spring Week 3 January 16th Last day to pay Student Activity and UPass fees. 
Spring Week 7 February 16th Last day to pay Co-op Practicum fees.
Spring Week 7+ mid-February - April
Site Visits - A co-op coordinator will contact you to schedule a meeting with you and your supervisor.
Spring Week 14 April 10th Work Reports, Student and Supervisor Evaluation forms due.