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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

Winter 2023 Work Term

First Round Jobs Posted (for rank and match hiring process) September 1 - October 7
Job booklet available to students September 19
Employer confirmation of returning students September 30
FIRST ROUND INTERVIEW PERIOD October 3 - 24
Employers submit “interview results” (rankings) October 24
Students submit their rankings October 27
Employers & Students advised of matches October 28
Employers start writing job offers to students November 1 on
Second round (continuous hiring process) November 14 on
Work term dates (suggested, but negotiable) January 3 - April 28, 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.