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Interdisciplinary Co-op Education Program: Annual Report 2020-2021

The continued growth across all undergraduate programs in co-op throughout 2020-2021 shows that students are prioritizing opportunities to gain work integrated learning experiences and see Co-op as a valuable component within their academic journey. Students value the addition of Co-op to their educational experience, as it provides opportunity to develop professional work experience and a rich network of contacts, all while earning an income and exploring career options.

October 2021 Co-op Newsletter

In this newsletter, opportunities to engage with eager Co-op students this January, develop your HR toolkit with helpful employer resources and guides, an invitation to connect with our Capstone students, free virtual employer seminars, and more!

June 2021 Co-op Newsletter

In this newsletter: Partnership opportunities to develop talent in the BC Interior region, UBC Okanagan Co-op students continue to make an impact, diversity and inclusion hiring toolkit for employers, virtual events and more!

UBC Okanagan Co-op Students Win IMPACT 2020 Award

This year, the BC Association for Co-operative Education and Work Integrated Learning introduced an initiative to showcase the impact and innovation that post secondary students continue to bring to organizations across the province, despite the unique challenges presented by COVID-19. Read on to hear about three featured students from the UBCO campus and the meaningful contributions they’ve made during their work integrated learning experiences.

Employer Spotlight: Agents of Discovery

Employer Spotlight: Agents of Discovery

Agents of Discovery, a Kelowna based education technology platform, shares how they have incorporated Co-op work integrated learning into their ongoing recruitment practices since 2019.

Celebrating the Co-op Graduates of 2021

Celebrating the Co-op Graduates of 2021

As we reflect on this past year and approach the 2021 convocation – UBC graduation – we are excited to highlight stories from some of UBC Okanagan’s newest co-op graduates.

February 2021 Co-op Newsletter

In this newsletter: UBC Okanagan Co-op students are seeking work experience this summer, wage subsidies available for Co-op positions, upcoming virtual events, and more!

Kelowna, Canada - UBCO coop program photo shoot at Inhouse Video offices, UBC student Yiming Han.

AD: Stephanie Baziuk, UBCO
DP: Stefan Matis, Plia Films.

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Top Five Reasons to Hire a UBC Okanagan Co-op Student