Co-op Important Dates and Deadlines
Spring 2023 Wrap-Up Dates
|Dates||Spring 2023 Wrap-up dates|
Monday, Dec 19, 2022
Last day for Co-op employers to post jobs for Spring 2023 (Co-op students can still apply for Spring 2023 positions until Dec 23, 2022)
|Friday, Dec 23, 2022||Spring 2023 job postings cut off. Last day for Co-op students to apply for Co-op jobs for Spring 2023.|
|Thursday, Jan 5 - Friday, Jan 13, 2023||Finalizing Co-op interviews and placements for Spring 2023.|
|Friday, Jan 13, 2023||Spring 2023 Co-op placements close|
SUMMER 2023 Co-op Applications
|Dates||Summer 2023 Co-op Applications|
Saturday, Sept 10, 2022
|Co-op Application Opens|
|Friday, Feb 3, 2023||Co-op Application Closes
Applications received after Feb 3, 2023, will be processed for the Fall 2023 intake.
|Monday, Feb 6, 2023 - Wed, Feb 22, 2023||Co-op Application Processing|
|1st Week of March||Decision Notification|
IMPORTANT - Summer 2023 applications are reviewed at the start of Spring 2023. Credits in progress during Fall 2022 will count towards your completed credits.
- Students in this intake complete COOP 1101 in Summer 2023 or later (if still eligible).
- You must complete COOP 1101 by the maximum credits for your Co-op program as stated in the University Calendar. Spring 2023 in-progress courses may exceed the maximum credits for your program and make you ineligible for Co-op.
- Due to the shorter nature of diploma programs, students in the following programs are asked to consider Spring 2023 in-progress courses as completed when applying to Co-op.
- Computer Information Systems
- Marketing Management
- Public Relations
- Operations and Supply Chain Management (Post-Baccalaureate)
- Human Resources Management (Post-Baccalaureate)
Ready to apply for Co-op? Learn about the 3-steps here.
Please Check Back For Upcoming Co-op Information Session Dates
Visit the Information Sessions page to sign up.
CO-OP VIRTUAL DROP-INS: Thursdays (12PM - 1PM PT)
Get your Co-op questions answered! Every Thursday, from 12pm-1pm, a representative from Co-op will be available to answer any questions you may have about the program.
Welcome to Co-operative Education!
KPU is about experiential learning—where thought meets action. Apply for a Co-op program to alternate between study and paid work semesters, using your course knowledge and skills on the job. KPU Co-operative Education programs have received accreditation from Co-operative Education and Work Integrated Learning (CEWIL). This accreditation provides national recognition and an affirmation that our Co-op programs comply with standards and guidelines. Maintaining accreditation criteria helps build quality into existing Co-op programs and provides a benchmark for setting up new Co-op programs.
The Career Development Centre on the Surrey campus collaborates with successful businesses to create exciting work experiences for you in your field of choice. Not only will you earn a competitive wage and gain practical experience, you’ll be able to explore various roles within your chosen industry. Co-operative education options are currently available in a variety of programs—from accounting and criminology to entrepreneurial leadership and environmental protection. You’ll also hone the much sought-after “soft skills,” networking, and job search techniques that will help you land your dream position. Register for an info session to find out more.
Watch a recent Co-op student’s testimony about his experience in the Co-op program and how it helped him to hone "soft" skills that are much sought-after by employers.
The Career Development Centre is located in the Surrey Main room 136. Please click here for the location map.
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