Co-op

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.