Co-op Options

In addition to the regular co-op program, these are co-op options you may choose to do as well.

International Co-op

International Co-op provides you with a unique opportunity to travel the world, while working in your specified field of study. Students who work abroad expand their career prospects by gaining international experiences in the workplace and beyond. Since 1993, thousands of SFU students have completed work terms around the globe. Click here for more information.

Self-Directed Co-op

Create your own Co-operative Education learning opportunity by targeting a new employer contact. Tap into the co-op resources and support while developing targeted job search skills. Contact your co-op coordinator for more information. 

Charted Professional Accountant

The Chartered Professional Accountants Designation (CPA) is the designation of choice for accounting professionals in Canada. The CPA program combines a technical accounting focus with a strategic management edge and is designed to meet the needs of public accounting firms as well as industry in the public and private sectors. Practical experience is an essential part of becoming a CPA, which is where Business Co-op comes in. Gaining experience in accounting and finance related Co-op work terms not only counts towards the 30 months of work experience needed for the designation, you also learn about the different accounting career paths available to you and will make important professional connections for your future. Click here for more information on our CPA Co-op Program. 


Are you a student entrepreneur, changemaker or team ready to commit to your start-up full-time for a semester? eCoop allows you to receive a financial award while working full-time on your very own start-up—complete with dedicated mentorship and space from Coast Capital Savings Venture Connection.