Co-operative Education Program

The Clayton H. Riddell Faculty of Environment, Earth, and Resources Cooperative Education Option is a four year undergraduate program with mandatory courses and work terms in addition to regular studies. Co-op students are renowned for their high academic standards and a strong work ethic. Technical knowledge, professional development, and maturity are only a few of the skills that students acquire from their participation in the program.

To enroll in the program, contact:

Leslie Goodman, Coordinator
Cooperative Education Option       
440 Wallace Bldg.
Phone: (204) 474-7252
FAX: (204) 275-3147
Jodena Baertsoen, Assistant
Cooperative Education Option
440 Wallace Bldg.
Phone: (204) 474-6225
FAX: (204) 275-3147

The Clayton H. Riddell Faculty of Environment, Earth, and Resources operates a Cooperative Education program, which is designed to provide bright and motivated students with an opportunity to gain practical work experience. The program has been connecting students and employers since its inception in 1994. The goal of the program is for students to gain valuable skills by combining university education and employment training.

The Faculty is renowned for its areas of specialization:

  •  Atmosphere and Air Quality
  •  Conservation and Biodiversity
  •  Environmental Legislation
  •  Environmental Assessments
  •  Management Systems
  •  Environmental Health
  •  Native Studies
  •  Geomatics
  •  Toxicology
  •  Water Resources

 Our linkages extend nationally to the Churchill Northern Study Centre, Freshwater Institute, Environment Canada, University of the Arctic, and Manitoba Hydro, among others. The Faculty strives to enhance opportunities for aboriginal students through our program linkages to Centre for Indigenous Environmental Resources. This is complimented through numerous courses examining cultural diversity and traditional land knowledge.