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Suggested co-op work term start and end dates

  January-April 2014 May-August 2014 September-December 2014
Start date           January 6 April 28 August 25
End date   April 25 August 22 December 19

In addition to Co-operative Education's important dates posted below in the calendar, please also view the undergraduate important dates posted by Quest

General information about calendar (below)

  • "Main Group" = students in Accounting, Applied Health Science, Arts, Engineering, Environment, Financial Management, Math, and Science ​
  • Printer-friendly version of Main group important co-op dates (PDF)
  • "Arch" = students in Architecture
  • "Pharm" = students in Pharmacy
  • After the First Interview Cycle match, other interview cycle rankings open at 8:00 p.m. and close at 10:00 a.m. (see calendar below for open and close dates)
  • Centre for Career Action workshops with dates, location, and details
  • Check your Waterloo-assigned email regularly for messages from Co-operative Education

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April 2014

___Monday___ ___Tuesday___ __Wednesday__ ___Thursday__ ___Friday___ ___Saturday__
 

1
Job Post (Main group & Arch) opens; closes Wednesday 11:59 PM

Employer Continuous Interviews (Main group)

Employer Interviews (Arch) in Cambridge

Ranking opens (Main Group & Arch)
8 PM

2
Job Post (Main Group and Arch) opens; closes Thursday 11:59 PM

Ranking closes (Main group & Arch)
10 AM

Match results

3
Job Post (Main Group and Arch) opens; closes Friday 11:59 PM

Employer Continuous Interviews (Main group)

Ranking opens (Main Group & Arch)
8 PM

4
Job Post (Main Group and Arch) opens; closes Monday 11:59 PM

Ranking closes (Main group & Arch)
10 AM

Match results

Classes end

5
7
Employer Continuous Interviews (Main group)

8
Job Post (Main group & Arch) opens; closes Wednesday 11:59 PM

Employer Continuous Interviews (Main group)

Employer Interviews (Arch) in Cambridge

Ranking opens (Main Group & Arch)
8 PM

Exams begin

9
Job Post (Main Group and Arch) opens; closes Thursday 11:59 PM

Ranking closes (Main group & Arch)
10 AM

Match results

10
Job Post (Main Group and Arch) opens; closes Friday 11:59 PM

Employer Continuous Interviews (Main group)

Ranking opens (Main Group & Arch)
8 PM

11
Job Post (Main Group and Arch) opens; closes Monday 11:59 PM

Ranking closes (Main group & Arch)
10 AM

Match results

12
14
Employer Continuous Interviews (Main group)

15
Job Post (Main group & Arch) opens; closes Wednesday 11:59 PM

Employer Continuous Interviews (Main group)

Employer Interviews (Arch) in Cambridge

Ranking opens (Main Group & Arch)
8 PM

16
Job Post (Main Group and Arch) opens; closes Thursday 11:59 PM

17
Job Post (Main Group and Arch) opens; closes Monday 11:59 PM

Employer Continuous Interviews (Main group)

Ranking opens (Main Group & Arch)
8 PM

18
University closed
(Good Friday)
19

21
Ranking closes (Main group & Arch)
10 AM

Match results

Keep watching
JobMine; daily job postings will continue into the first week of June.

Students receiving interviews resulting from job postings as of this date, will be contacted directly by the employer to make arrangements.
22 23

24
Exams end

25
Winter work term ends
26

28
Spring/Summer work term begins

29 30      

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May 2014

___Monday___ ___Tuesday___ __Wednesday__ ___Thursday__ ___Friday___ ___Saturday__
      1 2 3

5
Classes begin

6 7 8 9 10
12 13 14 15 16

17
Job Post (Main Group) opens 7 AM

(job posting information)

19
University closed (Victoria Day)
20 21
Job Post (Main Group) from May 17 closes 11:59 PM
22 23
Last date (prior to 4 PM) to withdraw from first interview cycle (Main Group) See details
24
Job Post (Main Group) opens 7 AM
26
Employer Interviews (Main Group)
Read job sign-off instructions

27
Employer
Interviews (Main Group)

Job Post (Main Group) from May 24 closes 11:59 PM

28
Employer
Interviews (Main Group)
29
Employer
Interviews (Main Group)
30
Employer
Interviews (Main Group)
31

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June 2014

___Monday___ ___Tuesday___ __Wednesday__ ___Thursday__ ___Friday___ ___Saturday__

2
Employer
Interviews (Main Group)

Last day to begin the Spring/Summer work term in order to meet the 12 week requirement for students still looking for a Spring/Summer work term

3
Employer
Interviews (Main Group)
4
Employer
Interviews (Main Group)
5
Employer
Interviews (Main Group)

6
Employer
Interviews (Main Group)

7
9
Employer
Interviews (Main Group)
10
Employer
Interviews (Main Group)
11
Employer
Interviews (Main Group)
12
Employer
Interviews (Main Group)
13
Employer
Interviews (Main Group)
14
16
Employer
Interviews (Main Group)
17
Employer
Interviews (Main Group)
18
Employer
Interviews (Main Group)
19
Employer
Interviews (Main Group)
20
First interview cycle ranking (Main Group) opens at 1 PM
(see ranking information)
21
23

Student advisors available (Main Group) first
interview cycle job consultation:
10 AM-1 PM

First interview cycle ranking (Main Group) closes at
2 PM

First interview cycle match results (Main Group) available as of
4 PM on JobMine

If matched, read job details in JobMine on your Employment Information page

Matched students:
You may phone or email your student advisor to discuss information about your future employer and their pre-employment details or work location

24 25
Job Post (Main Group) opens; closes Thursday 11:59 PM
26
Job Post (Main Group) opens;
closes Friday
11:59 PM
27
Job Post (Main Group) opens; closes Monday 11:59 PM
28
Job Post (Main Group) opens; closes Tuesday 11:59 PM
30
University Closed
(Canada Day long weekend)
         

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July 2014

___Monday___ ___Tuesday___ __Wednesday__ ___Thursday__ ___Friday___ ___Saturday__
  1
University closed
(Canada Day long weekend)
2
Job Post (Main Group) opens; closes Thursday 11:59 PM

3
Employer Continuous Interviews (Main group)

Job Post (Main Group) opens;
closes Friday
11:59 PM

4

Ranking closes (Main group)
10 AM

Match results

Job Post (Main Group) opens; closes Monday 11:59 PM

5
Job Post (Main Group) opens; closes Tuesday 11:59 PM
7
Employer Continuous Interviews (Main group)

8
Employer Continuous Interviews (Main group)

Ranking opens (Main Group)
8 PM

Job Post (Main Group) opens; closes Wednesday 11:59 PM

9

Job Post (Main Group) opens; closes Thursday 11:59 PM

Ranking closes (Main group)
10 AM

Match results

10
Employer Continuous Interviews (Main group)

Ranking opens (Main Group)
8 PM

Job Post (Main Group) opens;
closes Friday
11:59 PM

11

Ranking closes (Main group)
10 AM

Match results

12
Job Post (Main Group) opens; closes Tuesday 11:59 PM
14
Employer Continuous Interviews (Main group)

15
Employer Continuous Interviews (Main group)

Ranking opens (Main Group)
8 PM

Job Post (Main group & Arch) opens; closes Wednesday 11:59 PM

16

Ranking closes (Main group)
10 AM

Match results

Job Post (Main Group and Arch) opens; closes Thursday 11:59 PM

17
Employer Continuous Interviews (Main group)

Ranking opens (Main Group and Arch)
8 PM

Job Post (Main Group and Arch) opens;
closes Friday
11:59 PM

18

Ranking closes (Main group)
10 AM

Match results

Job Post (Main Group and Arch) opens; closes Monday 11:59 PM

19
Job Post (Main Group and Arch) opens; closes Tuesday 11:59 PM
21
Employer Continuous Interviews (Main group)
22

Employer Continuous Interviews (Main group)

Employer Interviews (Arch) in Cambridge

Job Post (Main group & Arch) opens; closes Wednesday 11:59 PM

23
Match results

Job Post (Main Group and Arch) opens; closes Thursday 11:59 PM

24
Employer Continuous Interviews (Main group)

Job Post (Main Group and Arch) opens;
closes Friday
11:59 PM

Ranking opens (Main Group and Arch)
8 PM

25

Ranking closes (Main group & Arch)

10 AM

Match results

Job Post (Main Group and Arch) opens; closes Monday 11:59 PM

26
Job Post (Main Group and Arch) opens; closes Tuesday 11:59 PM
28
Employer Continuous Interviews (Main group)

29
Employer Continuous Interviews (Main group)

Employer Interviews (Arch) in Cambridge

Job Post (Main group & Arch) opens; closes Wednesday 11:59 PM

30
Match results

Job Post (Main Group and Arch) opens; closes Thursday 11:59 PM

Classes end

31
Employer Continuous Interviews (Main group)

Job Post (Main Group and Arch) opens;
closes Friday
11:59 PM

Ranking opens (Main Group and Arch)
8 PM

   

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August 2014

___Monday___ ___Tuesday___ __Wednesday__ ___Thursday__ ___Friday___ ___Saturday__
       

1
Job Post (Main Group and Arch) opens; closes Monday 11:59 PM

Ranking closes (Main group & Arch)

10 AM

Match results

2
Job Post (Main Group and Arch) opens; closes Wednesday 11:59 PM
4
University closed
(Civic Holiday)
5

Employer Continuous Interviews (Main group)

Employer Interviews (Arch) in Cambridge

Job Post (Main group & Arch) opens; closes Wednesday 11:59 PM

Exams begin

6
Match results

Job Post (Main Group and Arch) opens; closes Thursday 11:59 PM

7

Employer Continuous Interviews (Main group)

Job Post (Main Group and Arch) opens;
closes Friday
11:59 PM

Ranking opens (Main Group and Arch)
8 PM

8
Job Post (Main Group and Arch) opens; closes Monday 11:59 PM

Ranking closes (Main group & Arch)

10 AM

Match results

9
Job Post (Main Group and Arch) opens; closes Wednesday 11:59 PM
11

Keep watching
JobMine; daily job postings will continue into the first week of June.

Students receiving interviews resulting from job postings as of this date, will be contacted directly by the employer to make arrangements.
12 13 14 15

16

Exams end

18 19

20

21 22
Spring/Summer work term ends
23
25 26 27 28 29 30