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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 2023 Work Term

First Round Jobs Posted (for rank and match hiring process) January 3 - February 10
Job booklet available to students January 16
Employer confirmation of returning students January 31
Employers submit “interview results” (rankings) February 27
Students submit their rankings March 2
Employers & Students advised of matches March 3
Employers start writing job offers to students March 6 on
Second round (continuous hiring process) February 6 on
Work term dates (suggested, but negotiable) May 1 - September 1, 2023

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
Graduate salaries 20.00 21.00 22.00

Figures from January – December 2021.