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Suggested co-op work term start and end dates

  May-August 2014 September-December 2014 January-April 2015
Start date           April 28 August 25 January 5
End date   August 22 December 19 May 1

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 Fall 2014 co-op dates (PDF)
  • "Arch" = students in Architecture
  • "Pharmacy" = 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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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 October.

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

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September 2014

___Monday___ ___Tuesday___ __Wednesday__ ___Thursday__ ___Friday___ ___Saturday__

1
University closed (Labour Day)

2 3 4 5 6
8
Classes begin
9 10 11 12

13
Job Post (Pharmacy) opens 7 AM

see job posting information

15 16
Job Post (Pharmacy) from Sept. 13 closes 11:59 PM
17 18 19

20
Job Post 1 (Main group) opens 7 AM

see job posting information

22 23
Job Post 1 (Main group) from Sept. 20 closes 11:59 PM

24
Career Fair
10:00 AM-3:30 PM at RIM Park

25
Employer interviews (Pharmacy),
8 AM-6 PM in TC

26
Job Post 2 (Main group) opens 7 AM

Last date (prior to 4 PM) to withdraw from first interview cycle (Main Group) See details

27

29
Employer Interviews (Main Group)
Read job sign-off instructions

Job Post 2 (Main group) from Sept. 26 closes 11:59 PM

30
Employer Interviews (Main Group)

First interview cycle ranking (Pharmacy) opens at 4 PM
(see ranking information)

       

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October 2014

___Monday___ ___Tuesday___ __Wednesday__ ___Thursday__ ___Friday___ ___Saturday__
    1
Employer Interviews (Main Group)
2
Employer Interviews (Main Group)

3
Employer Interviews (Main Group)

First interview cycle ranking
(Pharmacy) closes at
10 AM

First interview cycle match results (Pharmacy) 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

4
6
Employer Interviews (Main Group)
7
Employer Interviews (Main Group)
8
Employer Interviews (Main Group)

9
Employer Interviews (Main Group)

10
Employer Interviews (Main Group)
11
Job Post (Pharmacy) opens 7 AM

13
University closed
(Thanksgiving)

14
Employer Interviews (Main Group)

Job Post (Pharmacy) from Oct. 11 closes 11:59 PM

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

15
Employer Interviews (Main Group)
16
Employer Interviews (Main Group)
17
Employer Interviews (Main Group)
18
20
Employer Interviews (Main Group)
21
Employer Interviews (Main Group)
22
Employer Interviews (Main Group)

23
Employer Interviews (Main Group)

24
Employer interviews (Pharmacy),
8 AM-6 PM in TC

First interview cycle ranking (Main Group) opens at 1 PM
(see ranking information)

25
Job Post (Arch) opens 7 AM
27

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

28 29
Job Post (Main Group) opens; closes Thursday 11:59 PM

30
Job Post (Main Group) opens;
closes Friday
11:59 PM

Job Post 1 (Arch) from Oct. 25 closes 11:59 PM

31
Job Post (Main Group) opens; closes Monday 11:59 PM

Second interview cycle ranking
(Pharmacy) closes at
10 AM

Second interview cycle match results (Pharmacy) available as of
4 PM on JobMine

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

 

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November 2014

___Monday___ ___Tuesday___ __Wednesday__ ___Thursday__ ___Friday___ ___Saturday__
         

1
Job Post (Main Group) opens; closes Wednesday 11:59 PM

Job Post (Arch) opens 7 AM

3
Employer Interviews (Main Group)

4
Employer Interviews (Main Group)

Ranking opens (Main Group)
8 PM

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

5
Job Post (Main Group) opens; closes Thursday 11:59 PM

Ranking closes (Main group)
10 AM

Match results

6
Employer Interviews (Main Group)

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

Ranking opens (Main Group)

8 PM

7
Job Post (Main Group) opens; closes Monday 11:59 PM

Ranking closes (Main group)
10 AM

Match results

Employer Interviews (Arch) in Toronto

8
Job Post (Main Group) opens; closes Wednesday 11:59 PM

10
Employer Interviews (Main Group)

Employer Interviews (Arch)
Cambridge

11
Employer Interviews (Main Group)

Ranking opens (Main Group)
8 PM

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

Employer Interviews (Arch)
Cambridge

12
Job Post (Main Group and Arch) opens; closes Thursday 11:59 PM

Ranking closes (Main group)
10 AM

Match results

Employer Interviews (Arch)
Cambridge

13
Employer Interviews (Main Group)

Ranking opens (Main Group)
8 PM

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

Ranking opens (Arch)
1 PM

First interview cycle job consultation (Arch) 1-4:30 PM

First interview cycle ranking (Arch) closes at
11:59 PM

14
Job Post (Main Group and Arch) opens; closes Monday 11:59 PM

Ranking closes (Main group)
10 AM

Match results

First interview cycle match results (Arch) available after 
10 AM 

15
Job Post (Main Group and Arch) opens; closes Wednesday 11:59 PM
17
Employer Interviews (Main Group)

18
Employer Interviews (Main Group)

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

Ranking opens (Main Group)
8 PM

19
Job Post (Main Group and Arch) opens; closes Thursday 11:59 PM

Ranking closes (Main group)
10 AM

Match results

20
Employer Interviews (Main Group)

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

Ranking opens (Main Group)
8 PM

21

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

Ranking closes (Main group)
10 AM

Match results

22
Job Post (Main Group and Arch) opens; closes Wednesday 11:59 PM
24
Employer Interviews (Main Group)

25
Employer Interviews (Main Group and Arch)

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

Ranking opens (Main Group and Arch)
8 PM

26
Ranking closes (Main group and Arch) 10 AM

Match results

27
Employer Interviews (Main Group)

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

Ranking opens (Main Group and Arch)
8 PM

28
Job Post (Main Group and Arch) opens; closes Monday 11:59 PM

Ranking closes (Main group and Arch)
10 AM

Match results

29
Job Post (Main Group and Arch) opens; closes Wednesday 11:59 PM

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December 2014

___Monday___ ___Tuesday___ __Wednesday__ ___Thursday__ ___Friday___ ___Saturday__
1
Employer Interviews (Main Group)
2

Employer Interviews (Main Group and Arch)

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

Ranking opens (Main Group and Arch)
8 PM

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

Ranking closes (Main group and Arch) 10 AM

Match results

4
Employer Interviews (Main Group)

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

Exams begin

5
Job Post (Main Group and Arch) opens; closes Monday 11:59 PM

Ranking closes (Main group and Arch)
10 AM

Match results

6
Job Post (Main Group and Arch) opens; closes Wednesday 11:59 PM
8
Employer Interviews (Main Group)
9

Employer Interviews (Main Group and Arch)

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

Ranking opens (Main Group and Arch)
8 PM

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

Ranking closes (Main group and Arch)
10 AM

Match results

11
Employer Interviews (Main Group)

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

12
Job Post (Main Group and Arch) opens; closes Monday 11:59 PM

Ranking closes (Main group and Arch)
10 AM

Match results

13
Job Post (Main Group and Arch) opens; closes Wednesday 11:59 PM
15

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

Students receiving interviews resulting from job postings as of this date, will be contacted directly by the employer to make arrangements.
16 17 18 19
Exams end
20
22 23

24
University closed
(seasonal break)

25
University closed
(seasonal break)
26
University closed
(seasonal break)
27
University closed
(seasonal break)
29
University closed
(seasonal break)
30
University closed
(seasonal break)
31
University closed
(seasonal break)