Frequently Asked Questions

What is Co-op/IIP?

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

What are the prerequisites?
Faculty of Engineering Students, who have been accepted into a department and in good academic standing can consider applying to Co-op/IIP.  Before applying, the student must be sure to have 58 credit hours toward their degree and completed all their first year courses. Additionally Civil engineering students must have completed CIVIL 2840 Civil Engineering geomatics. Students start the application process by attending an information session to ensure they understand the program.  For more information on the requirements to enter Co-op/IIP, please click on the Who is Eligible link.

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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?


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

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