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Eligibility

Co-op Program applications for the 2022/2023 Academic Year are now closed.

Eligibility Requirements:

Read all of the requirements carefully.  In order to be eligible for the Co-op Program the following student requirements must be met:

1. Students must be registered in an undergraduate degree program within the departments of Applied Computer Science, Business or Economics at the University of Winnipeg.

  1. If you pursuing a degree outside of these areas, please submit an application to see what Work-Integrated Learning opportunities may be available to you. Areas of study outside those mentioned above are reviewed on a case-by-case basis.

2. Completed at least 21 credit hours of study at time of application
3. Students must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 (CGPA)
    and/or in the case of the following:

  1. Transfer students must have minimally 21 credit hours of courses from another institution,  and maintain a GPA of 3.0 throughout the Academic Year.

4. Students MUST submit all of the following in order to be considered:

a. A completed application form, including essay.
b. A recent resume.
c. Co-op essay.
d. At least two references (they must be available for contact by our office).
b. An unofficial transcript (this can be a screenshot from WebAdvisor).

5. Students must be returning to University after completing their work term (no exceptions)**

6. Students may submit any additional information via email that may be relevant to gaining acceptance into the program. For example: portfolio of accomplishments *optional

Next Steps in the Intake Process:

  1. Applications must be received between June 1 and September 14 (deadline extended from September 1).
  2. All applications are reviewed as they are submitted during the Application period.
  3. If your application meets the Co-operative Education Program's Eligibility requirements, you will be invited to an interview with members of the Co-op Selection Committee. Each interview is 20-30 minutes.
  4. The Co-op Selection Committee reviews each applicant's information, essay and interview to make an informed decision on whether an applicant will be admitted to the Co-op Program. Place in the Co-op program are limited.
  5. Once a Letter of Offer to join the Co-op Program has been extended and accepted, the student will have to pay the Co-op Fee ($544.00 for the 2022/2023 year - subject to change without notice)

Applications Open: June 1

Application Deadline: Extended to September 14 - Applications now closed.

Apply Today!

Note: The Co-operative Education Program provides professional training, supports and Co-op job postings, but does NOT guarantee students will be find employment for the work term. Students are ultimately responsible for finding and securing their employment.