Application for Co-op Year One Admission

Co-op Education Allows You to:

  • Explore your career possibilities
  • Build your skills and experience portfolio
  • Gain access to professional and industry-specific contacts and resources

Students after their first year at Brock can apply to transfer into an existing co-op education program!

Biochemistry
Biological Science
Biotechnology
Chemistry
Computing & Business
Computer Science
Earth Sciences
Environmental Geosciences
Geography (BSc)
Mathematics
Mathematics & Computer Science
Neuroscience
Physics
Oenology & Viticulture
Statistics
Business Economics
Economics
Geography (BA)
Psychology
Political Science
Political Science (Public Administration)
Labour Studies
Sociology
Accounting
Business Administration

BENEFITS OF CO-OP

Personal Growth

  • Recognize your strengths and weaknesses as well as further develop skills that will be necessary for your future career.

Professional Experience

  • Gain a minimum of 12 months of relevant paid career/degree related experience

Invaluable Networking

  • Connect with industry contacts to build upon your professional network and increase your marketability to launch your career after graduation

Have Questions? Meet our Transition Advisor during the open office hours

Are You Interested in Transferring to Co-op & Want To Learn More?
Do You Have Questions About the Application Process?

Meet with the Co-op Transition Advisor, Candice Edwards to review and ask any questions you may have about:

  • The Year 1 Co-op Transfer Application Process
  • How to Access the Application
  • The Co-op Journey and Expectations of Being a Co-op Student
  • What are the Eligibility Requirements and Timelines for the Application

This session is open to all first-year Brock Students who are interested in transferring into an existing Co-op Education Program.

Dates, Time, and Registration Links for each of the Open Office Hours:

May 12 th 1:00pm to 2:00pm
https://careerzone.brocku.ca/events.htm?evtId=8331

May 16 th 11:00am to 12:00pm
https://careerzone.brocku.ca/events.htm?evtId=8332

May 18 th 2:00pm to 3:00pm
https://careerzone.brocku.ca/events.htm?evtId=8333

May 24 th 10:00am to 11:00am
https://careerzone.brocku.ca/events.htm?evtId=8346

May 25 th 1:00pm to 2:00pm
https://careerzone.brocku.ca/events.htm?evtId=8347

 

Let’s Talk Co-op! Online Drop-in Open Office Hours:

May 30 th 11:30am to 12:30pm
https://careerzone.brocku.ca/events.htm?evtId=8348

May 31 st 12:30pm to 1:30pm
https://careerzone.brocku.ca/events.htm?evtId=8349

June 3 rd 11:30am to 12:30pm
https://careerzone.brocku.ca/events.htm?evtId=8352

 

If you have any questions prior to these online information sessions, you can attend a “Let’s Talk Co-op” session (can be found on the Campus Career Events page) or contact Candice Edwards, Transition Advisor, cedwards3@brocku.ca

More information sessions are to be scheduled.  Please check back if the above options do not match up with your current schedule.

Application Information and Details

  • Be a current Brock student with full time standing and have no more than 5.0 credits earned
    • Please note: Part-time students and/or students with more than 5.0 credits are not eligible to apply due to restrictions of sequencing.
    • All students entering the co-op program from secondary school need to apply to co-op through their university application.
  • Meet the Honour standing of your degree program (typically, minimum 70 percent in major and 60 percent in non-major).
    • Accounting students, please note: A minimum average of 85% is required for an application to be considered.
    • Public Health students please note: A minimum average of 75% is required for an application to be considered.
  • Be able to legally work in Canada.
  • Applicants may be contacted for a personal assessment interview before a final decision can be made.

Please note that interviews will be scheduled to take place during the month of June.

  • Additional co-op fees will be applied once admitted into the Co-op stream of your degree program (Further information can be found here ).
  • Relocation or commuting to be factored in when pursuing opportunities
  • Spaces are limited due to retention and meeting the minimum requirements does not guarantee a spot in co-op.
  • Application review will begin June 3rd, 2022
    • Application admission will begin mid-June
  • The following documents are required
    • A copy of your unofficial transcript (unofficial – a print screen is sufficient)
    • Resume
  • When completing the application questions please consider reviewing the following resources to assist you in developing answers that will best reflect your skills and experience (Tips for Good Writing found here ).

How to Access the Application

use your Brock credentials to log in to CareerZone

choose the Co-op tab along the left side