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University of Calgary Calendar 2016-2017 Co-operative Education/Internship 2. Academic Regulations 2.2 Requirements
2.2 Requirements

Students must:

  • Be registered as full-time students,
  • Be registered in a faculty/department offering Co-operative Education/Internship programs,
  • Meet faculty/department GPA and course entrance requirements (Consult the appropriate faculty sections of this Calendar),
  • Complete the Career Development Workshop or equivalent.

Note: Students entering the Haskayne School of Business are required to complete a Co-op Orientation and workshops in lieu of the Career Development Workshop.

Students applying to Co-operative Education/Internship should also be aware of the following:

1. Students must be legally permitted to work in Canada. International students must obtain a Co-op Work Permit to be eligible for work placements.

2. Students who are registered in combined degree programs can be eligible for Co-operative Education/Internship programs if one of the majors is in a faculty or department in which a Co-operative Education/Internship program is offered.

3. Students may be required to attend a personal interview with Co-operative Education/Internship and/or the faculty to decide admissibility.

4. The University reserves the right to refuse admission to a Co-operative Education/Internship program on academic or other grounds.

5. Transfer students from other universities will be considered for admission to the Co-operative Education/Internship program. Please refer to the application deadlines for the Co-operative Education/Internship program. Transfer students applying to the Haskayne School of Business apply to the Co-operative Education/Internship program by May 1st of the year they are applying to the Haskayne School of Business. All transfer students should complete one academic session at the University of Calgary prior to a work term.

Application Process

Students must submit a completed Co-operative Education/Internship Student Application form by the appropriate deadline date. For more information on the application process, students should contact Career Services (MSC 188), the Engineering Internship Centre (SB 149), the Haskayne School of Business Co-op Office (SH 346), the Arts Co-op Office (SS 102), or the Science Co-op/Internship Office. Incomplete applications will not be accepted.

Applications for admission are reviewed by the faculty/department/internship office/Engineering Student Centre.

Admitted students pay an admission fee of $50.00 to the Fees Office and are given access to the Co-op/Internship job postings.

Admission Appeal Procedure

Students who believe there has been an error in the assessment regarding the suitability of their admission to the program should contact the Faculty office.

No student whose application is in the appeal process will be allowed to apply for Co-operative Education/Internship positions until a formal decision on the appeal has been made.