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
– 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 and waiting to participate in the co-op program.
The Co-op administration and workshop fee is $256.75. Students must pay this one-time, non-refundable, fee upon successfully gaining admission to the Co-op Program. The fee is paid online, directly to the Engineering Co-op program (not through the SSC). Full details on how to pay this fee will be outlined in the acceptance email.
Intel, SAP, Teck Resources, Ballard Power Systems, BC Hydro, Sierra Wireless, Microchip, 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, Metro Testing + Engineering, Tesla, TC Energy, Imperial Oil, Ledcor Group, Fortis BC, ConeTec Investigations, TTT Studios.
Didn’t find the answer to your question?
Join a virtual FAQ and Information Session to ask us your questions and learn more about the Co-op Program. The virtual information sessions are open to all UBC Vancouver and Okanagan Applied Science undergraduate and Master of Engineering students. Dates and times for info sessions are updated here.