Who is Eligible

Applications are accepted for Co-op/IIP every fall. Co-op/IIP supports the application and participation of all students who meet the requirements and wish to apply. Application to Co-op/IIP is a process. The Co-op/IIP Office will work with you. If there are requirements that challenge you, connect with our staff, please click on the Contact Us link. Please click on the Benefits and Responsibilities link to see the benefits of Co-op/IIP.

Successful applicants to Co-op/IIP have:

  • Attend an information session.
  • Be an undergraduate Engineering student who has been accepted into a department.
  • Have completed all 12 first year Engineering courses before the first work term.
  • Have successfully completed 42 but not more than 90 credit hours towards your degree by the end of the Fall term. This will support the completion of 3 work terms.
  • Be in Good Academic standing (GPA above 2.0). Not on Probation or academic warning.
  • Civil students must have completed CIVIL 2840 Civil Engineering Geomatics.
  • Agree to follow all rules and regulations of the program as detailed in the Rules and Regulations

Based on employer feedback, in order to be better prepared for success, it is preferred that students follow a recommended model program for their department and complete or are currently registered to complete before the end of the winter term, the following courses:

  • Biosystems students – BIOE 2900 – Design 1
  • Civil Students – ENG2030/2040 – Engineering Communications
  • Computer Engineering Students – ENG2030/2040 – Engineering Communications
  • Electrical Students – ENG2030/2040 – Engineering Communications
  • Mechanical Students – ENG2030/2040 – Engineering Communications

Students are more successful in the program if they have had some sort of paid employment experience to include in a resume. Students should have had at least one paid employment experience, or equivalent, prior to completing the application process. This may include volunteer, part time or occasional work. Co-op/IIP staff can provide assistance during the application period if required. Co-op/IIP staff want to help you through the process.

Please note: Students who are placed on Academic Warning or Academic Probation may either be removed from Co-op/IIP or have their acceptance deferred until they have completed two consecutive terms with an Academic Standing of “Satisfactory”.
Students who are Required to Withdraw will immediately become ineligible for Co-op/IIP and will remain ineligible after re-instatement to the Price Faculty of Engineering.

If you have any questions in regards to your eligibility, please click on the Contact Us link and our staff would be happy to work with you.

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