Co-op Preparation Courses

COPB50: Foundations in Arts & Science Co-op 

Start off on the right foot with the foundational co-op preparation course, COPB50: there, you'll have a chance to investigate co-op options, create and receive feedback on job search documents, and gain insight into industry trends. 

COPB51: Preparing to Compete for your Co-op Work Terms 

Here you will further develop your job search skills to compete for work terms in industries specific to your program area. Learn how to create applications for various industries and roles and practice your interview skills. Once you have completed this preparation, you will be approved to begin competing for work term positions. 

Co-op Job Search Courses 

There are three co-op courses that you'll take while you search and compete for your co-op jobs: 

  • COPB52: Managing Your Job Search and Transition To Work (taken when seeking your first co-op work term) 

  • COPC98: Integrating Your Work Term Experience I (taken when seeking your second co-op work term) 

  • COPC99: Integrating Your Work Term Experience II (taken when seeking your third co-op work term) 

Co-op Work Term Course 

When on work term you are part of an on work term course that supports your success on the job and helps you reflect and connect your work and academic experiences. 

You can complete two or three paid work terms in an area related to your studies while completing your BA or BSc. Work terms are 4, 8, or 12 months in duration and can be in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA), across Canada, or international. There are specific work term eligibility requirements for each program, such as a minimum number of courses, and successful completion of required courses, however you can take these job search courses while you are completing these requirements. All students must be in good standing in the program to job search – this means 2.5 cGPA or higher.