International students in specific programs are eligible for the Co-operative Education experience!
Employers want to hire graduates with education and experience. Co-operative Education is a proven educational model that allows you to combine your academic studies with curriculum-related, paid work experience to help you develop the skills you need to be successful in your future career.
If admitted to Co-op, you are required to apply for a Co-op Work Permit through Immigration Canada and obtain a Social Insurance Number. Visit the Co-op website to see how to qualify.
Co-operative Education is offered to international students in the following programs:
Undergraduate Degree Programs
- Bachelor of Business Administration
Two-year Career Diploma Programs
- Computer Studies
- Financial Management
- International Business
- Marketing and Sales
- Post Degree Diploma: Business Administration (starting in January 2015)
- Post Degree Diploma: Marketing Management (starting in January 2015)
At this time according to Canadian Immigration regulations, international students may not add the Co-op option to their University Transfer studies. For more information about Co-op Work Permits for international students, visit the Citizenship and Immigration Canada website.