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Co-operative Education Program

The Co-operative Education Program for Haskayne Bachelor of Commerce students is an optional academic program that allows students to alternate in-school learning with full-time work experience. The Co-op Program gives students 12 months of full-time work experience before graduating in their chosen field.

  • The Co-op Program consists of three, four month work-terms
  • Co-op work-terms start in January, May or September - students may choose to do an eight month work-term
  • Co-op students are pre-screened and go through a competitive application process before being admitted to the Co-op Program
  • Each student is assigned a Co-operative Education Program Advisor
  • Each student must have a supervisor in the work place -  supervisors commit to help their Co-op student develop learning objectives, take part in check-ins with the Co-op Advisor, and conduct a performance evaluation
  • Students have generally completed a minimum of two years of academic study prior to going out on their first work-term