Application Deadline: Co-operative Education Program

Fri, Sep 29, 2017 11:59pm

Students in their second year of studies are invited to apply for the Co-operative Education Program, with the deadline for applications Friday, September 29, 2017. Students interested in applying must request  to create an account at co-opworkterms.upei.ca (Note: Allow 1-2 working days for new account approvals), and then upload their application. 

For more information on Co-op, including programs that are eligible to apply, please contact the Co-operative Education Office at co-op@upei.ca 

What is Co-op?
Co-operative education combines classroom studies with practical work experience outside the university environment, enhancing students' learning by applying classroom theory and concepts to real world environments. 

Why apply for Co-op?
Co-op students benefit in a number of ways while participating in the program. The program provides an opportnity for students to:

  • Apply classroom theory and concepts in the workplace.
  • Gain marketable skills and experience that gives a competitive advantage post-graduation.
  • Begin to develop professional networks and industry contacts.
  • Earn money while learning.
  • Refine resume writing, interview skills, and job search strategies with ongoing support from the Co-op Office.
  • Test out post-graduation career choices.
  • Gain confidence.
  • Add value to their Bachelor Degree with the Co-Operative Education Designation

For more information please visit upei.ca/co-op

Kendra Mellish
Phone: 
(902) 628-4397
Contact UPEI