Searching for a Co-op Position

Most co-op employers post positions, screen applications, conduct interviews and extend offers during peak recruitment periods.

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Peak Recruitment Periods for Co-op

The dates below represent the peak period when most employers post co-op positions, screen applications, conduct interviews and extend offers. However, recruitment activities happen throughout the term and some employers may post positions two terms prior to the position start date.

Summer (May) Start Date

Suggested Co-op Program Enrollment: Winter (January)

Co-op Jobs Posted: Mid-January–February

Screen Applications & Start Interviews: February

Interviews & Offers Extended: February–March

Fall (September) Start Date

Suggested Co-op Program Enrollment: Summer (May)

Co-op Jobs Posted: Mid-May–June

Screen Applications & Start Interviews: June

Interviews & Offers Extended: June–July

Winter (January) Start Date

Suggested Co-op Program Enrollment: Fall (September)

Co-op Jobs Posted: Mid-September–October

Screen Applications & Start Interviews: October

Interviews & Offers Extended: October–November