Students can apply to the UBC Applied Science Co-op program which provides an excellent opportunity to develop technical skills, make industry connections, gain firsthand experience, test out career options and apply classroom learning to real-world problems.
The industrial experience periods extend the duration of undergraduate studies by 12 to 16 months. Among the many positive outcomes of participation in the Co-op program are:
- Up to 20 months of paid, relevant work experience
- Opportunities to develop a network of industry contacts and be mentored by professionals in your field
- Up to 12 months of work credit towards your Engineer in Training status
- Opportunities to master your job-search skills, including learning how to create powerful resumes and cover letters and improving your success in interview
- A competitive advantage when you are applying for jobs after graduation
- Opportunities to work across Canada or around the world
Please visit UBC Applied Science Co-op for more information.