Co-op Course Requirements

All placed co-op students are required to:

  • Attend an orientation seminar prior to beginning their first co-op assignment.
  • Complete and submit a Learning Contract that is signed by you, your supervisor, your faculty co-op advisor, and a career advisor.  The Learning Contract notes for whom you are working, salary information, additional courses taken during the co-op work period, and your learning objectives.
  • Arrange a site visit or phone interview between your faculty co-op advisor and your supervisor to discuss your work progress.
  • Complete a written report using the CDS Format for Work Report and submit two copies:  one for your department and one for CDS.
  • Meet with other co-op students and give a brief oral presentation of your work experience.  Specific requirements for the presentation will be given to you by the faculty co-op advisor. 

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