What is Co-operative education?

Welcome to the Co-operative Education (Co-op) program, a powerful collaboration between Bishop’s University, our dedicated students, and esteemed employers like yourself. Our program combines valuable work experience with academic learning, offering a comprehensive and enriching educational journey.

The Co-op program is specifically designed for students in the Business and Computer Science disciplines, providing them with the option to participate in this transformative experience. Our selection process is rigorous, admitting students based on their outstanding academic achievements.

Our Co-op program is proud to showcase numerous success stories of students excelling during their work placements and subsequently securing long-term employment with our esteemed Co-op partners. As an employer, you play a vital role in enhancing our students’ education, and in return, you benefit from the unique advantages of having Co-op employees on board.

By participating in the Co-op program, you gain access to motivated and talented individuals who bring fresh perspectives and dynamic skills to your organization. Our students’ progress is closely monitored during both their academic sessions and work terms, guaranteeing that they deliver optimal performance, contributing significantly to your company’s success. Together, we foster an environment of growth, learning, and achievement. We invite you to be a part of our Co-op program, enriching the lives of our students while gaining exceptional talent for your organization.

We look forward to working together and providing our students with valuable opportunities that will shape their future success. Thank you for considering our Co-operative Education program!

If you have specific inquiries or need further information, please don’t hesitate to email us at Coop@ubishops.ca, and our Co-op Coordinator will be more than happy to assist you. Alternatively, you may call us at (819) 822-9600, ext. 2076.