Apply for co-op

APPLY FOR CO-OP

Co-op is a competitive program; make sure to review the eligibility requirements and the application process.  Acceptance is not guaranteed.

Eligibility and General Requirements

UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS

  • Must have completed first year in the Faculty of Applied Science undergraduate program
  • Must have 2nd or 3rd year standing
  • Must be registered full time student for 2019 Winter session
  • Achieved a minimum cumulative average of 65%
  • In addition, you need to:
    • Demonstrate strong written and verbal communication skills
    • Demonstrate co-op career motivation and maturity
    • Show willingness to relocate for engineering co-op work terms
    • Commit to apply to a broad range of related engineering discipline positions
    • Abide by the Engineering Co-op Program Terms and Conditions

MASTERS STUDENTS

  • must have first-year standing in the Faculty of Applied Science Master of Engineering program
  •  In addition, you need to:
    • Demonstrate strong written and verbal communication skills
    • Demonstrate co-op career motivation and maturity
    • Show willingness to relocate for engineering co-op work terms
    • Commit to apply to a broad range of related engineering discipline positions
    • Abide by the Engineering Co-op Program Terms and Conditions

Application Process

  1. Complete online application -Select the appropriate link for the Undergraduate or Master of Engineering self-enrolling Canvas course.  Complete entire course to have your application considered.
  2. Application review and intake interview – After completing application, your application will be reviewed and if successful, you will be contacted for an admission interview as part of the application process.
  3. Successful admissionIf you are successfully admitted, you will be notified by email and you are required to:
    – pay the co-op administration and workshop fee upon admission before you can attend the workshops; and
    – participate in mandatory online and in-person co-op workshops beginning late October

*Incomplete and late applications will NOT be considered.

Read through the Intake FAQs or attend an intake Q&A session.  Our coordinators can answer any questions you may have about the Engineering Co-op Program. Come out and ask us all your questions! The UBC Co-op Program reserves the right to update, modify or revise the admission process without notice, including the right to request additional information or request an interview with any applicant. The intake process can change depending on the number of qualified applicants, discipline and academic standing.

CAMPUS STUDENT DATES TIME LOCATION
UBC Vancouver Undergraduate/Master of Engineering
Aug 28 and 29, 2019 12-1 pm Engineering Co-op office, 2385 East Mall, Boardroom
UBC Vancouver Undergraduate/Master of Engineering
Sept 4, 5, 6, 9, 13, 2019 12-1 pm Engineering Co-op office, 2385 East Mall, Boardroom
UBC Vancouver Undergraduate/Master of Engineering
Sept 12, 2019
4-5 pm Engineering Co-op office, 2385 East Mall, Boardroom
UBC Okanagan
Undergraduate/Master of Engineering
Sept 5, 2019 2-3 pm MOVED to FIP 250
UBC Okanagan
Undergraduate/Master of Engineering
Sept 11, 2019 3:30-4:30 pm ART 214
UBC Okanagan
Undergraduate/Master of Engineering
Sept 13, 2019 3:30-4:30 pm EME 2111

Applications for the Fall 2019 Co-op intake open in August 2019

STUDENT WHEN TO APPLY APPLICATION OPENS APPLICATION DEADLINE
Undergraduate Engineering – all discipline September of Year 2 and 3 August 14, 2019
September 16, 2019
UNBC / UBC Environmental Engineering September of Year 3 August 14, 2019 September 16, 2019
Master of Engineering September of Year 1 August 14, 2019 October 7, 2019