UBC Sauder Co-op Program

Work experience that pays...yes, really.

With the Co-op Program you'll get a full year of work experience that is relevant to your BCom option and you’ll get paid to do it. So when you graduate, you’ll have professional experience, new skills and a network to help you launch your career and put you on the fast track to success.

You can apply to the Co-op Program either at the beginning of second year or third year. You must be enrolled in full-time studies and meet minimum academic requirements. Admission to the program is through a competitive application process and if accepted, you will integrate three 4-month work terms with your academic terms.

Co-op options include:

  • Accounting
  • Business and Computer Science
  • Business Technology Management
  • Entrepreneurship
  • General Business Management
  • Finance
  • Global Supply Chain & Logistics Management
  • Marketing
  • Operations and Logistics
  • Organizational Behaviour and Human Resources
  • Real Estate

Did you know?

Over the course of the program, you're likely to earn approximately $34,000. Almost 25% of Co-op grads are hired by their employer for permanent roles, and 94% of 2017 Co-op grads were employed within 6 months of graduation.

Top reasons to join Coop

No matter who you are or what career path you are interested in, the Co-op Program will help you to:

  1. Benefit from personalized support offered by the Co-op Team dedicated to your success

  2. Discover your strengths by working in different roles and/or with different companies

  3. Learn about career paths you never knew existed

  4. Develop skills that will be critical to your professional development and may lead to your dream career

  5. Build your professional network which is critical to a successful career

  6. Boost your classroom learning with practical business experience