Co-operative Education combines real-world work experience with academic studies and has garnered international recognition as the preferred way to complete a degree. The program works to create a partnership between students, the university, and the employer, to offer students an extended learning environment, and the ability to network with employers.
As a student at the University of Lethbridge, you have an extraordinary opportunity to create an academic experience that fits you like a tailored suit. Combined with a foundation in liberal education and armed with hands-on work experience through co-op, you will graduate with a head start on the path to your future.
Benefits of Co-operative Education
Discover your career options to make realistic and informed career choices
Gain practical experience in a real-world setting while making valuable contacts
Explore a variety of employment sectors to try out your major
Develop valuable research skills for future work experience or graduate school
Receive specialized support developing your resume, cover letter, and interview skills
Gain valuable job and life skills to assist in the transition from university to your career
Maintain full-time student status while you work full-time
Reduce the cost of your education by earning competitive wages (between $2,500 - $5,400/month)
Increase your marketability after graduation
Obtain a Co-operative Education designation on your degree and transcript
Apply today to Co-op to access the private job board to apply for positions
Log into MyExperience to start and select Co-op to apply