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Co-op handbook

Our co-op handbook sets out rules, regulations and responsibilities for both students and employers.

Dates and deadlines

Summer 2020 work term

First Round Jobs Posted (for rank and match hiring process) January 2 - February 3
Job booklet available to students January 13
Employer confirmation of returning students January 31
Interview period February 3 - 21
Employers submit “interview results” (rankings) February  24
Students submit their rankings February 27
Employers advised of matches February  28
Employers start writing job offers to students March 3 on
Second round March 11 on
Work term dates (suggested, but negotiable) May 4 - August 28, 2020

Average salaries for co-op students

It is the policy that the Faculty of Computer Science does not discuss one employer's salaries with another so no employer-specific details are given here or elsewhere. It is recognized that each employer will have their own salary scale. As expected, salaries in Maritime cities were lower than those in Ontario.

Work term W1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6
Undergraduate salaries 16.50 17.50 19.00 20.00 21.00 22.00
Master's salaries 19.00 20.00 21.00

Figures from January – December 2019.