PROSPECTIVE CO-OP STUDENTS FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Please read through the FAQ below for any questions you may have about entering the UBC Engineering Co-op Program. You can email firstname.lastname@example.org if your question is not answered here or go to our information sessions.
– Meet all the application requirements listed on our website
– Demonstrate strong written and verbal communication skills
– Demonstrate co-op career motivation, maturity and readiness for growth
– Professionalism and career readiness
– Communication skills
– Volunteer work, work experience, school/personal projects
Here are some tips to help you prepare:
– Dress professionally – business casual attire
– Arrive on time
– Use specific examples to better illustrate your answers
– Be concise. Keep your answers to under 2 minutes.
– Be ready to clearly communicate your skills, accomplishments, goals, reasons for pursuing an engineering degree
Masters students will be notified by email at an anticipated date of mid-October.
There is the Co-op Course fee that is paid for each confirmed 4-month co-op work term. For up to date information about the fees, please visit the UBC Calendar. Course fee payment instructions are outlined on the UBC Student Services website and payment is made through your SSC account, as with any other UBC course or program.
Your co-op fees are used to cover costs that directly related to the management, administration, and promotion of the Program.
Intel, SAP, Teck Resources, Ballard Power Systems, BC Hydro, Sierra Wireless, Microsemi, Hydro One Networks, Stantec, Canfor, Thurber Engineering, City of Surrey, City of Vancouver, Stemcell Technologies, PCL Construction, Shell Canada, Cadex, Metro Vancouver, Peace River Hydro Partners, CCMET, Tesla, TransCanada, Imperial Oil, Ledcor Group, Fortis BC, ConeTec Investigations.