Students who start this program in May can apply to the co-op program during their first academic semester. Enrolment in the co-op program is limited through an additional co-op application process that takes place in the first semester. Students in the co-op program are eligible to complete a co-op work term during the four-month term following the second semester. The program-specific academic standard required for participation in co-op can be found here: Academic Standards for Co-op and Internship.
Cooperative Education is a form of work-integrated learning that links classroom learning with paid or unpaid work experiences within a professional environment. Co-op work terms are related specifically to the academic studies of each student. The work terms provide an opportunity to learn by doing. You’ll apply theory to practice, develop a meaningful view of the working world, and cultivate an awareness of yourself as a professional.
Students receive in-class and one-on-one career education support to help prepare for the work term. The co-op component is delivered by Sheridan’s Cooperative Education Office, which facilitates more than 2,000 co-op/internship work terms per year Sheridan-wide.
Learn more about Cooperative Education and Internships at Sheridan.