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Hands-on experience in our co-op program

All BBA students are eligible

Our co-op program provides students with paid hands-on experience, networking opportunities and valuable, first-hand knowledge of the business world. Most students complete their first work term during the winter of second-year and then alternate academic and work-terms throughout the rest of their degree.

Co-op is your chance to put what you’ve learned in the classroom into practice in the workplace. Expand your professional network, build your resume and gain valuable experience. In fact, our senior co-op students often secure full-time positions prior to graduation based on the experience and connections they established throughout the program.

Our mandatory professional development seminars are designed to set you up for success. We’ll teach you how to write a compelling and effective resume and cover letter and provide you with the opportunity to practice your self-presentation skills in a mock interview.

Other topics include:

  • Navigating difficult workplace situations
  • Developing a professional portfolio
  • Negotiating your salary
  • Building your leadership skills
  • Networking opportunities and business dinners

Current co-op students     Hire a co-op student

Admission requirements

To qualify for co-op, you must maintain a B- (2.7 GPA) throughout your BBA.

You must also complete the following steps: 

  • Participate in our entry level professional development workshop.
  • Successfully complete a mock job interview.
  • Secure a position for your first work term.

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