Co-operative Education

Haskayne Career Development Centre

The BComm Co-operative Education Program (Co-op) allows you to gain 12+ months of relevant business experience before you graduate, while maintaining full-time student status. Through the program you will have access to Co-op specific opportunities where you will learn practical experience, develop a network of business contacts, and gain a better understanding of different career options in your field.

If you have questions about Co-op, please contact coop@haskayne.ucalgary.ca.

Types of Jobs

Students can find employment in a variety of industries such as:

  • Energy
  • Finance
  • Government
  • Oil & Gas
  • Public Accounting
  • Technology
  • Telecommunications
  • Logistics and Transportation

BComm Co-op students can expect to choose from a variety of positions such as:

  • Accounting Assistant
  • Accounts Payable Clerk
  • Business Analyst
  • Customer Service Account Representative
  • Financial Analyst
  • Human Resources Analyst/Coordinator
  • Internal Audit Assistant
  • Marketing Communications Coordinator
  • Investment Analyst
  • Market Risk Analyst
  • Market Assistant
  • Operations Analyst
  • Research Assistant
  • Software Support Student
  • Staff Analyst

I secured my final Co-op work term at the Canadian Embassy in Germany. I had a diverse range of projects including arranging for meetings with the Prime Minister and contributing to reports sent back to Ottawa. It has been tremendously rewarding to be involved in such important projects, and challenging - personally and professionally.

Kelsey Wiggers, BComm IBUS student

Forms & Documents

Please note: D2L Application Course is available Oct 1st. Please visit D2L for application details and requirements including; application form, résumé, and letter of intent. Application instructions are available under "Application Guidelines".

Review your Co-op Student Handbook and Course Outlines for more details about work-terms and requirements.