Want to build your resume and get paid while you complete your degree? You can. Business Co-op is an optional program that gives you the opportunity to work with employers in all sectors - private, public to NGO. You can be working in a small private company or large government organization, getting an accounting designation or making a splash in marketing. Perhaps your path includes obtaining your CHRP, CPA or MBA. It could be that securities, derivatives, mergers and acquisitions are your calling. Co-op students compete for real job offers and work full time for 4 or 8 months at a time. Your professional life begins here.


If you’re ready to apply, click the button below to complete your online co-op application. The Prospective Students section has important eligibility and program information to know before you apply.


Looking to hire a Beedie School of Business student? Click the button below to learn more information.

Co-op Student Stage

What Co-op stage are you at? Select the one that applies to you:

Prospective Students

Interested in Business Co-op? Find out how to apply here.

New Students

Newly accepted into co-op?
Find information about orientation, workshops, and deadlines here.

Seeking Students

Currently looking for a co-op? Find information on the Seeking Survey and required Seeking documents here.

Working Students

Currently on a work term?
Find important deadlines, forms, and information here.

Co-op Work Term Tuition and Earnings

Average Earnings

$18.90 per hour

$12,600 per work term


4 months (1 semester)

Practicum Tuition (Per Work Term)

$811.43 (Domestic students) 

$843.56 (International students)

Application Fee and Practicum Tuition

There is a one-time Co-op application fee. You must pay tuition for each Co-op Work Term.

What do you get for your application fee and practicum tuition?