The York University Co-op Program provides students in specific programs with an opportunity to integrate their classroom learning with hands-on, paid work experiences related to their field of study. While completing their work terms, co-op students apply their classroom learning in a work environment, explore potential career options, and build relationships with colleagues and employers.
Students who are interested in applying for the Co-op Program should attend an information session before submitting their application.
Co-op Program Application Process
Read the terms, fees, and academic requirements of the Co-op Program before submitting your application.
The Faculty of Science currently offers co-op opportunities for students who are full-time students with at least 9 credits remaining before they enter their work term, in one of the following programs of study:
Benefits of Co-op
Co-op gives students the opportunity to gain professional, paid work experiences related to their program of study. Each job is approved by York University to ensure that students are engaging in productive and meaningful work in their respective disciplines. Other benefits include:
Gaining hands-on work experience before you graduate
Earning income as all co-op positions are full-time and paid
Networking with professionals in your field
Learning by applying classroom knowledge in a professional work environment