Co-op allows you to alternate study semesters with paid work terms locally, nationally, and internationally. 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.

Programs that have 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.

OFFICE UPDATE: In light of the recent developments around COVID-19, the Co-op and Career Development Centre will be temporarily ceasing face-to-face services from our C121 office until further notice. Please note that instructors and staff will be available online.

For commonly asked questions specific to co-op, PDD, and career, check the CCDC FAQs.

For any further questions, please contact the following:

For College updates regarding COVID-19, please check the campus news page for more information.

Information Sessions

Co-op Information Sessions
Attend a virtual information session to see if co-op is right for you.

  • Monday, September 14 | 10:30 am–11:00 am | Register
  • Thursday, October 1 | 12:30 pm–1:00 pm | Register
  • Wednesday, October 21 | 12:30 pm–1:00 pm | Register
  • Tuesday, November 10 | 10:30 am–11:00 am | Register

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

BBA Work Experience Requirement Information Sessions
Did you know you have a Work Experience Requirement for your BBA? Attend an info session to learn more.

  • Wednesday, October 14 | 1:00 pm–1:30 pm | Register
  • Monday, October 19 | 2:30 pm–3:00 pm | Register
  • Tuesday, October 27 | 11:30 am–12:00 pm | Register
  • Thursday, November 5 | 12:30 pm–1:00 pm | Register
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