Co-operative Education

Haskayne Career Development Centre

The BComm Co-operative Education Program (Co-op) lets you develop career-related experience before you graduate. You earn 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

Types of Jobs

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

  • Energy
  • Finance
  • Government
  • Information Technology
  • Oil & Gas
  • Public Accounting
  • Telecommunications
  • 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
  • Human Resources Analyst
  • Human Resources Assistant
  • Internal Audit Assistant
  • International Marketing Assistant
  • Investment Analyst
  • Junior Registration Examiner
  • 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

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

Complete online through Haskayne CareerLink as soon as you accept a co-op work term

  1. Login to your Haskayne CareerLink Account
  2. Click on your "Profile" tab and then on the "Co-operative Education Work Terms" tab
  3. Click on the "Add New" button and fill out all the information that you currently have (you may not have all the work-term information available and will complete the remainder after you start your position)
  4. Click on the "Save" button

Complete this form 3 weeks after you start work.

Complete this form with your Supervisor and submit by the due date.

Complete this form at the end of your work term to evaluate your experience.