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