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What do I need to be accepted into the Biology Co-op Program for the first work term?

Biology students must maintain an average of at least 70% and must be enrolled in (or have completed) at least 33 and no more than 60 credit hours (including current semester of study) towards their Science degree including BIOL 100, BIOL 101, CHEM 104, one of CHEM 105 or CHEM 140, and at least two 200-level Biology courses by the fall semester and 2 more in the winter to complete at least four 200-level classes before the first work term. You must be a full-time student in the semester prior to starting a work term.

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

A Biology Co-op student may have a job title such as Research Assistant, Data Analyst, Laboratory Assistant, Technical Student or Field Assistant just to name a few.

How many work terms will I do?


How much can I earn during a work term?

Your salary could range from $2200 to $3200 per month, or about $14 to $20 per hour. Some employers may also offer a moving allowance.

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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.