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Mathematics & Statistics

What do I need to be accepted into the Mathematics and Statistics Co-op Programs?

Math and Stats students must maintain an average of at least 65% and must be enrolled in (or have completed) at least 45 and no more than 75 credit hours (including current semester of study) towards a Science degree. For Math students, the required courses are MATH 110, MATH 111, MATH 122, MATH 213 and MATH 217 plus STAT 160 and one CS course (preferably CS 110). For Statistics students, the required courses are MATH 110, MATH 111, MATH 122, STAT 160, CS 110 and either STAT 251 or STAT 252. You must be a full-time student in the semester prior to starting a work term.

What types of jobs are available to Math and Statistics Co-op students?

A Math or Stats Co-op students may work as a Statistician, Actuarial Assistant, Mathematician, Teaching Assistant, or Research Assistant, just to name a few possible jobs.

How many work terms will I do?

Three, with an optional fourth work term.

How much can I earn during a work term?

Salaries for Math or Stats Co-op students typically range from $2200 to $3200 per month. That works out to $14 to $20 per hour. Some employers may also offer a moving allowance.

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.