What do I need to be accepted into the Engineering Co-op Program?

Engineering students must maintain an average of at least 60% and must be enrolled in (or have completed / or given credit for at least) 27 and no more than 78 credit hours (including current semester of study) towards an engineering degree including ENGG 123 and ENGG 100. You must be a full-time student in the semester prior to starting a work term. In order to apply students need to have completed the first 3 semesters of the Systems Engineering program. Acceptance into the Engineering Co-op Program is at the discretion of the Director of Engineering Co-op within the Faculty.

How many work terms will I work?


What types of jobs are available to Engineering Co-op students?

Environmental Engineering (EVSE)           Petroleum Systems Engineering (PSE)
  • Mineral Extraction
  • Construction/Municipal Engineering
  • Surveying
  • Oil/Gas recovery/production
  • Chemical assessments
  • Computer-aided design/drafting
  • Petroleum exploitation/refining
  • Well logging
  • Drilling operations
  • Pipeline Engineering
  • Oil/Gas recovery/production
  • Computer-aided design/drafting
Electrical Systems Engineering (ESE) Software Systems Engineering (SSE)
  • Hardware/Software design
  • Help-desk environments
  • LAN administration
  • Programming
  • Data processing/analyzing
  • Software design
  • Quality assurance
  • Project management
  • Programming
  • Multimedia development
Industrial Systems Engineering (ISE)
  • Materials management
  • Manufacturing operations
  • Oil/Gas recovery/production
  • Computer-aided design/drafting

Do I need to write a Work Term Report?

Yes, you are expected to submit a work term report. 
Am I charged a fee to do Co-op?
Yes you will be charged if you get a placement. Fees will be assessed in the semester that the student is registered in their work term.


Did you know?
If you are an Engineering Co-op student, your Co-op work experience can be credited toward achieving your Professional Engineering designation! All the more reason for you to apply for Co-op!