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Co-operative Education

Welcome to Co-operative Education!

Co-operative Education at KPU works with employers to develop and create program related work experiences for students in distinct disciplines. By alternating between study and work semesters, Co-op helps students apply their skills and knowledge acquired from their on-campus courses to real life work experiences.

Students enrolling in the Co-op program benefit in many ways: they gain practical work experience while earning a competitive wage; they sample various industries within their chosen career; and they obtain valuable soft skills and job search techniques to support their success in securing a job before and after completing their program.


The Centre for Co-operative Education and Career Services is located in the Surrey Main room 136. Please click here for the location map.

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News

Aug 14 / 2017
job fair

Hello Students,

Career and Volunteer Services is holding a new event this fall called Get Ready, Get Hired.

Come out and find some amazing volunteer opportunities...

Aug 14 / 2017
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Gain work experience on campus – Apply for KPU Work Study today! The Work Study program is an excellent way to earn extra income and gain hands-on...

Jun 22 / 2017
CRA awarded KPU Co-op Employer of the Year

The first-ever co-operative education awards night took place recently at KPU Richmond recognizing community partners of co-op education at KPU.

Canada Revenue Agency was presented with...

Jun 21 / 2017
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Looking to gain work experience on campus this September? Apply for Work Study…

Kwantlen Student Awards and Financial Aid and the Career Services office are happy to announce the...