Are you interested in supplementing your studies with hands-on experience working with a government agency, or with an organization with an international focus?  Then check out Co-op, an optional program where students can explore career possibilities by alternating between study semesters and paid work in real-world organizations.  Co-op offers a wealth of opportunities, both here in Vancouver and abroad. 

Our International Studies Majors have held co-op positions with the following organizations:

Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative

Government of Spain

Canada Border Services Agency

BC Ministry of Jobs, Trade and Technology

Global Affairs Canada

Consulate General of the United States

Consulate General of Mexico

Western Economic Diversification Canada

Chinese Ecosystem Research Network

Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada

Shenzhen Education Centre for International Exchange

Greenpeace Canada

Solidarity Economy and Fair Trade Movement of Bolivia

Tata Institute of Social Sciences

BC Council for International Cooperation

Foundation for Agrarian Studies

Permanent Mission of Canada to the United Nations

Grameen Bank

International Development Research Centre (IDRC)

Canada Revenue Agency

Fisheries and Oceans Canada

Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada

Korean Broadcasting System

Embassy of Canada

Communications Security Establishment Canada

Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada

And many moreā€¦