About Co-op

Scarborough is the only U of T campus that offers formal co-op programs in the arts, sciences and management. Leaders in co-op education for 40 years, the U of T Scarborough Co-op programs give you on-the-job learning within full-time, salaried work terms in industries, organizations and businesses relevant to your field of study. Co-op programs let you spend up to five semesters in professional workplaces at a wide range of reputable employers.

A U of T Scarborough Co-op education provides the skills, knowledge and expertise to secure rewarding positions with outstanding employers after graduation. It also serves as excellent preparation for graduate school and professional programs.

Through Co-op, you can gain work experience with top employers across Toronto, Canada and the world. Here is a select list of previous Co-op placements:


  • Cancer Care Ontario
  • Council of Agencies Serving South Asians (CASSA)
  • Financial Services Commission of Ontario
  • Ministry of Community & Social Services
  • Ministry of Education
  • Parks Canada
  • Xello


  • CaseWare International Inc.
  • Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH)
  • CIBC Technology & Operations
  • Environment and Climate Change Canada
  • Google
  • IBM Canada Limited
  • Leonardo Inc.
  • Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care
  • Northern Biologics
  • Sanofi Pasteur
  • Tesla
  • University Health Network


  • BMW Canada
  • Canada Revenue Agency
  • Deloitte
  • Hydro One
  • KPMG
  • Microsoft
  • Proctor & Gamble
  • RBC
  • Samsung
  • Visa

International Development Studies

  • Aga Khan University
  • Canadian and African Business Women's Alliance
  • Centre for Internet and Society
  • Cuso International
  • Natural Justice
  • The Center for People and Forests (RECOFTC)
  • World University Service of Canada
  • World Vision
  • Seed Change Tanzania