Initiative, confidence, resilience and creativity. Through Co-op, students develop skills that employers desire and employers gain top, fresh talent.

Extend classroom learning through to the workplace and beyond with UBC Okanagan’s Interdisciplinary Co-op Education Program.

Community employer partners hiring Co-op students come from a broad range of sectors and workplaces, including public organizations, non-profit agencies and large corporations, to small businesses and entrepreneurial start-ups.

The Co-op programs are diverse for students too—open to undergraduate students in Arts, Fine Arts, Human Kinetics / Health & Exercise Sciences, Management, Media Studies and Science, students of all skill-sets are eligible to participate in co-op.

Prospective Co-op Students

Explore the benefits to participating in co-op and learn how you can get involved.

Current Co-op Students

Dive into resources and information designed to support your co-op journey.

Co-op Employers

Add a talented students to your team and bring in a new perspective.

About the Co-op Office

Read the latest updates about co-op and student success stories.

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UBC Okanagan has been certified as an accredited provider of co-operative education by the Co-operative Education and Work-integrated Learning (CEWIL) Canada Accreditation Council.