Frequently Asked Questions

What is Co-op/IIP?

What are the benefits of being a Co-op/IIP student member?

What are the prerequisites?


What does the Co-op/IIP application process consists of?


What are the lengths of Co-op/IIP placements? How many can I work?


How do I find a Co-op/IIP job?

How much support will I have from the Co-op/IIP staff?

Are there any fees associated with Co-op/IIP?

When do I pay the Co-op/IIP fees?


What does my work term course pay for?


When do I write my work term report?


Do I apply each Year?

What jobs qualify?

Can I do research?

If I choose to leave the program, what are the consequences?
Students who choose to leave the program are asked to contact their coordinator as soon as possible to avoid as many consequences as possible. Leaving the program means you do not have access to the Co-op/IIP Career Connect Portal, support from the Co-op/IIP staff or access to any Co-op/IIP exclusive events. . You are no longer eligible for government hiring incentives and you cannot be placed in a Co-op/IIP work placement.  

If you have further questions connect with our staff, please click on the Contact Us link.

As an international student, do I need a certain work permit? What is the process of getting a work permit?

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