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Suggested co-op work term start and end dates

  January - April 2016 May - August 2016 September-December 2016
Start date           January 4 May 2 August 29
End date   April 29 August 26 December 16

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" = students in Accounting, Applied Health Science, Arts, Engineering, Environment, Financial Management, Math, and Science 
  • Printer-friendly version of Main Group 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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January 2016

___Monday___ ___Tuesday___ __Wednesday__ ___Thursday__ ___Friday___ ___Saturday__

4
Winter co-op work term starts

Grad Postings start

Grad Interviews start

5

Employer Info Sessions begin

6

PHARM Job Deadline

7

8

Last date Canadian Students may apply for a US visa
(by 4:30 p.m.)

9

PHARM Posting 1 opens

11

12

PHARM Posting #1 closes 11:59 p.m.

13

PHARM Posting #1 applications available  

Deadline for employer postings (MAIN)

14

15

Deadline to approve posting #1 by 11:59 p.m. (MAIN)               

16

Posting #1 opens at 7 a.m. (MAIN)

18

19

Posting #1 closes at 11:59 p.m. (MAIN)

20

Posting Contingency Day

21

Posting #1 apps avail. at 7 a.m.

Deadline to approve posting #2 by 11:59 p.m.    

22

PHARM Interviews start/end 8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. 

Posting #2 opens at 7 a.m.   

*Last day*
HPS/SA to remove students from interview process by 4 p.m.

23

25

MAIN Interviews Start

MAIN Posting #2 closes at 11:59 p.m.

26

MAIN Posting #2apps avail. 7 a.m.

Employer interviews (MAIN)

27  

PHARM Employer rankings close 4:00 p.m.

PHARM Student rankings open 4:00 p.m.

Employer interviews (MAIN)

28

Employer interviews (MAIN)

29

PHARM student rankings close 10:00 a.m.

PHARM match

Employer interviews (MAIN)

30

   


 


 


 


 


 

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February 2016

___Monday___ ___Tuesday___ __Wednesday__ ___Thursday__ ___Friday___ ___Saturday__

1
 

ARCH - Remind Employers of Co-op job deadline 

Employer interviews (MAIN)

2

Employer interviews (MAIN)

3

MAIN Final job posting for 1161 term

Employer interviews (MAIN)

Job Fair at Rim Park

4

PHARM Deadline to Inform Employers of partially-filled and unfilled job results from continuous  

Employer interviews (MAIN)

5

MAIN Final apps available from 1161 term 

Employer interviews (MAIN)                        

6

8

Last date to start work term to meet 12 week requirement

Employer interviews (MAIN)

9

PHARM - Deadline for Employer Continuous Postings

Employer interviews (MAIN)

10

PHARM Continuous Posting Opens 7:00 a.m. 

Employer interviews (MAIN)  

11

ARCH International architecture opportunities 

Employer interviews (MAIN)

12

PHARM Continuous
posting closes 11:59 p.m.

Employer interviews (MAIN)

13
 

15
        Holiday

Family Day

16

PHARM Posting #2 apps available 

Reading week starts (no internviews)

17

18

19

20

22

Employer interviews (MAIN)

23

Employer interviews (MAIN)

24

Employer interviews end (MAIN)

Posting #2 deadline for employer postings (ARCH)

25

Snow contingency interviews

26

MAIN Employer rankings close 8 p.m. 

MAIN Student rankings open 1 p.m. 

PHARM Continuous Interviews start & end 8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.  

27

29

MAIN student rankings close 2 p.m. 

MAIN match by 4 p.m. (read more info here)

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

         

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March 2016

___Monday___ ___Tuesday___ __Wednesday__ ___Thursday__ ___Friday___ ___Saturday__
 

1

PHARM Employer Rankings close 4 p.m. 

PHARM Student Rankings open 4 p.m. 

2

Continuous round starts - posted for two business days Mon. through Sat. (MAIN)

3
 

4

Continuous student ranking closes 
Match by 4 p.m. (PHARM)

5

7

MAIN Continuous interviews start (Monday, Tuesday, Thursday)

8

MAIN Continuous interviews 

9

MAIN Continuous matches start (Wednesday and Friday, results by 12 p.m.)

10

MAIN Continuous interviews

11

ARCH Review Employer Rankings - Match

12

14

MAIN Continuous interviews

15

MAIN Continuous interviews

16

MAIN Continuous match 

17

MAIN Continuous interviews

18

MAIN Continuous match 

19

 

21

MAIN Continuous interviews

22

MAIN Continuous interviews

23

MAIN Continuous match 

24

MAIN Continuous interviews

25

Satuatory Holiday - Good Friday 

26

28
 

MAIN Continuous interviews

29
 

MAIN Continuous interviews

30

MAIN Continuous match   

                   

31

MAIN Continuous interviews

   

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April 2016

___Monday___ ___Tuesday___ __Wednesday__ ___Thursday__ ___Friday___ ___Saturday_
       

1

MAIN Continuous match

GRAD Interviews end

2

4

MAIN Continuous interviews

End of classes

5

MAIN Continuous interviews

6

MAIN Continuous match  

7

MAIN Continuous interviews

8

MAIN Continuous match 

Exams start 

9

11

MAIN Continuous interviews

12

MAIN Continuous interviews

13

MAIN Continuous match 

14

MAIN Continuous interviews end

15

MAIN Continuous match ends 

16
18

19

20

21

       

22

       

23

Exams end

     

25

26

27

28  

29       

GRAD Postings end

Last date international students may apply for a U.S. visa by 4:30 p.m. 

Winter work term ends

30