Co-op allows you to alternate study semesters with paid work terms. Apply in your first year and get a head start on your career. The Langara Co-op Program has been running for over 35 years and instructors are available to assist you with your placement. While one co-op placement is mandatory for several programs, an optional co-op designation is also available. Stop by the Co-op and Career Development Centre to book an appointment with a co-op instructor to get started.

Some programs that require co-op include:

  • Bachelor of Business Administration
  • Bachelor of Recreation Management
  • Business Diploma
  • Associate of Science Degree in Bioinformatics
  • Associate of Science Degree in Computer Science
  • Diploma in Bioinformatics
  • Diploma in Computer Science

View the full list of programs that offer co-op designations.

In addition to Co-op placements, the Co-op and Career Development Centre also manages work experience opportunities for all Post Degree Diploma Programs.

Watch the video to see how co-op has made an impact in these students' lives and careers.

For students

Attend an information session to see if
co-op is right for you.

  • Thursday, September 21, 2017 | Room C121g | 12:30 pm–1:00 pm Register
  • Wednesday, October 18, 2017 | Room A353 | 12:30 pm–1:00 pm Register
  • Thursday, November 9, 2017 | Room A353 | 12:30 pm–1:00 pm Register

Download the Co-operative Education Student Handbook (PDF) for more details about the co-op process.

For employers

Our students are available for hire from several programs and are ready to offer a variety of skills to your organization. Partner with us. 

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