Sample jobs

ARTS Employment by Industry (2017-2018 Work Terms)
Professional, Scientific, Technical and Other Services - 26%; Educational Services - 24%; Finance and Insurance- 17%; Public Administration - 13%; Manufacturing - 7%; Wholesale, Retail, Distribution and Transportation - 6%; Health Care and Social Assistance - 4%; Amusement and Recreation - 3%; Agriculture, Utilities, Mining and Construction - 2%.

Corporate positions held by Arts co-op students

  • Financial Reporting Administrator, State Street Corporation
  • Vocational Assistant, L'Arche Canada
  • Web and Corporate Technologies Student, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health
  • Research Finance Assistant, St. Michael's Hospital
  • Business Analyst, Telus Communications Company
  • Technical Writer/Developer, Open Text Corporation
  • Technical Account Coordinator, Bell Media
  • Customer Records and Entitlement Co-op, Nuance Communications Inc,
  • Sales Strategy Student, BlackBerry
  • Dealer Network Development, Nissan Canada Inc,
  • Project Management Co-ordinator, Maple Leaf Foods,
  • Corporate Accountant, McEwen Mining,
  • Customer Experience Agent, Flipp Corp
  • Quality Assurance Technician, Farm Business Consultants
  • Account Development Representative, PointClickCare,
  • Financial Analyst, Brookfield
  • Associate Financial Analyst Co-op, Canadian Tire Corporation Limited,
  • Bus Operations Planning Co-op, Metrolinx
  • Management and Professional Trainee, Ontario Power Generation Inc
  • Marketing Associate, Microsoft Canada Inc,
  • Customs and Administration Intern, BMW Group Canada

Government, non-profit, education positions held by Arts co-op students

  • Teaching Assistant, University of Waterloo
  • Digital Communications Assistant, University of Waterloo
  • Internal Audit, Treasury Board Secretariat
  • Revenue Collections Student, Canada Revenue Agency
  • English Learning Assistant, Sheridan College
  • Business Finance, The Ontario Public Service
  • Policy Co-op, Ontario Ministry of Economic Development and Growth
  • Research Assistant, Department of National Defence
  • Real Property Officer, Public Services and Procurement Canada
  • Junior Program Officer,  Environment and Climate Change Canada
  • Junior Policy Analyst, Employment and Social Development Canada
  • Crime Analyst, Peel Regional Police
  • Data Scientist, Statistics Canada
  • Research Analyst, Ontario Ministry of Finance
  • Legislative Learner, Office of the Legislative Assembly of Ontario
  • Administration Trainee, City of Toronto
  • Membership Management, The Canadian Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong
  • Research Marketing Associate, Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs
  • Archives Assistant, The Corporation of the County of Simcoe
  • Cross Culture Trainer, WISE House International Education
  • Marketing and Publishing Assistant, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
  • Junior Policy Analyst, Ontario Ministry of Education
  • Junior Compliance Analyst, Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada
  • Policy Analyst, Ontario Ministry of Research, Innovation and Science
  • Research Assistant - Digital Innovation and Design, National University of Singapore
  • Finance Database Coordinator, United Way Waterloo Region Communities
  • Outdoor Education Intern, Toronto District School Board
  • International Programs Assistant, Ontario Ministry of International Trade

You can also view sample Arts jobs by major. Please note, your first co-op job may not be directly related to your major of study. You might also want to explore diverse employment opportunities throughout your co-op terms to find out where you want to take your career post-graduation.