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Co-operative Education

Co-operative Education

 

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. 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.


The Career Development Centre is located in the Surrey Main room 136. Please click here for the location map.

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Events

Feb 24, 2020 - 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM

The fifth annual Brewing Career Fair on Feb.

Mar 11, 2020 - 11:00 AM to Mar 12, 2020 - 3:00 PM
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Apr 19, 2020 - 9:00 AM to Apr 25, 2020 - 4:30 PM

National Volunteer Week (NVW) is a time to celebrate and thank Canada’s 12.7 million volunteers. 

News

Jan 10 / 2020
Co-op Info Session

Thinking of joining Co-op and want to learn more? Register for a “Co-op Info Session” to determine how Co-op can enhance your educational experience and prepare you for a rewarding...

Jul 16 / 2019
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Are you interested in working on-campus and gaining valuable experiences while in school? The Work Study Program offers part-time...

Sep 14 / 2017
criminology, fair, events

Tuesday, October 17, 2017 from 1 – 4 pm

This is your chance to meet with employers and volunteer organizations involved in the criminology and justice fields as well...

Aug 14 / 2017
job fair

Get Ready! Get Hired! is a month-long event hosted by Career and Volunteer Services that brings employment and volunteerism to the forefront. Shape your career portfolio with experiences that...