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Suggested co-op work term start and end dates

  January-April 2015 May-August 2015 September-December 2015
Start date           January 5 May 4 August 31
End date   May 1 August 28 December 24

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 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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January 2015

___Monday___ ___Tuesday___ __Wednesday__ ___Thursday__ ___Friday___ ___Saturday__
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5
Classes begin

6

7
Employer information sessions begin

8 9 10

Job Post (Pharmacy) opens 7 AM

see job posting information

12 13
Job Post (Pharmacy) from Jan. 10 closes 11:59 PM
14 15 16 17

Job Post 1 (Main group) opens 7 AM

see job posting information

19 20
Job Post 1 (Main group) from Jan. 17 closes 11:59 PM
21 22
Employer interviews (Pharmacy),
8 AM-6 PM in TC
23

Job Post 2 (Main group) opens 7 AM

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

24
26

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

Job Post 2 (Main group) from Jan. 23 closes 11:59 PM

27
Employer Interviews (Main Group)

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

28
Employer Interviews (Main Group)

29
Employer Interviews (Main Group)

Workshop:
Making the Job Fair work for you, details
 

30
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

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February 2015

___Monday___ ___Tuesday___ __Wednesday__ ___Thursday__ ___Friday___ ___Saturday__
2
Employer Interviews (Main Group)
3
Employer Interviews (Main Group)

4
Employer Interviews (Main Group)

Job Fair
RIM Park
10AM-3PM,
free shuttle;
details

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
Job Post (Pharmacy) opens 7 AM

16
University closed
(Family Day)

17
Reading Week
(no interviews)

Job Post (Pharmacy) from Feb. 14 closes 11:59 PM

18
Reading Week
(no interviews)
19
Reading Week
(no interviews)
20
Reading Week
(no interviews)
21

23
Employer Interviews (Main Group)

Job Post (Arch) opens 7 AM
 

24
Employer Interviews (Main Group)
25
Employer Interviews (Main Group)

26
Employer Interviews (Main Group)

Job Post (Arch) closes 11:59 PM

27
Employer interviews (Pharmacy),
8 AM-6 PM in TC

First interview cycle ranking (Main Group) opens at 1:00 PM
(see ranking information)

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March 2015

___Monday___ ___Tuesday___ __Wednesday__ ___Thursday__ ___Friday___ ___Saturday__
2

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

3
Second interview cycle ranking
(Pharmacy) opens at
4 PM
4
Job Post (Main Group) opens; closes Thursday 11:59 PM
5
Job Post (Main Group) opens;
closes Friday
11:59 PM

6
Job Post (Main Group) opens; closes Monday 11:59 PM

Employer Interviews (Arch) in Toronto

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

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

9
Employer Interviews (Main Group)

Employer Interviews (Arch)
Cambridge

10
Employer Interviews (Main Group)

Ranking opens (Main Group)
8 PM

Employer Interviews
(Arch)
Cambridge

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

Employer Interviews (Arch)
Cambridge

Ranking closes (Main group)
10 AM

Match results

12
Job Post (Main Group) opens;
closes Friday
11:59 PM

Employer Interviews (Main Group)

Ranking opens (Main Group)
8 PM

Ranking opens (Arch)
1 PM

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

Ranking closes (Arch)  at
11:59 PM

13
Job Post (Main Group) opens; closes Monday 11:59 PM

Ranking closes (Main group)
10 AM

Match results

First interview cycle match results (Arch) available after 
12 Noon 

14
Job Post (Main Group) opens; closes Tuesday 11:59 PM
16
Employer Interviews (Main Group)

17
Job Post (Main Group & Arch) opens; closes Wednesday 11:59 PM

Employer Interviews (Main Group)

Ranking opens (Main Group)
8 PM

18
Job Post (Main Group & Arch) opens; closes Thursday 11:59 PM

Ranking closes (Main group)
10 AM

Match results

19
Job Post (Main Group & Arch) opens; closes Friday11:59 PM

Employer Interviews (Main Group)

Ranking opens (Main Group)
8 PM

20
Job Post (Main Group & Arch & Arch) opens; closes Monday 11:59 PM

Ranking closes (Main group)
10 AM

Match results

21
Job Post (Main Group & Arch​ & Arch) opens; closes Tuesday 11:59 PM
23
Employer Interviews (Main Group)

24
Job Post (Main Group & Arch) opens; closes Wednesday 11:59 PM

Employer Interviews (Main Group & Arch)

Ranking opens (Main Group)
8 PM

25
Job Post (Main Group & Arch) opens; closes Thursday 11:59 PM

Ranking closes
10 AM

Match results

26
Job Post (Main Group & Arch) opens; closes Friday 11:59 PM

Employer Interviews (Main Group)

Ranking opens
8 PM

27
Job Post (Main Group & Arch) opens; closes Monday 11:59 PM

Ranking closes 
10 AM

Match results

28
Job Post (Main Group & Arch) opens; closes Tuesday 11:59 PM
30
Employer Interviews (Main Group)

31
Job Post (Main Group & Arch) opens; closes Wednesday 11:59 PM

Employer Interviews (Main Group)

Ranking opens
8 PM

       

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April 2015

___Monday___ ___Tuesday___ __Wednesday__ ___Thursday__ ___Friday___ ___Saturday_
   

1
Job Post (Main Group & Arch) opens; closes Thursday 11:59 PM

Ranking closes
10 AM

Match results

2
Job Post (Main Group & Arch) opens; closes Friday 11:59 PM

Employer Interviews (Main Group)

Ranking opens
8 PM

3
University closed
(Good Friday)

4
 

6
Employer Interviews (Main Group)

Ranking closes 
10 AM

Match results

Classes end

7
Job Post (Main group and Arch) opens; closes Wednesday 11:59 PM

Employer Interviews (Main Group and Arch)

Ranking opens (Main Group and Arch)

8
Job Post (Main Group & Arch) opens; closes Thursday 11:59 PM

Ranking closes
10 AM

Match results

9
Job Post (Main Group & Arch) opens; closes Friday 11:59 PM

Employer Interviews (Main Group)

10
Job Post (Main Group & Arch) opens; closes Monday 11:59 PM

Ranking closes
10 AM

Match results

Exams begin

11
Job Post (Main Group & Arch) opens; closes Tuesday 11:59 PM
13
Employer Interviews (Main Group)

14
Job Post (Main group and Arch) opens; closes Wednesday 11:59 PM

Employer Interviews (Main Group and Arch)

Ranking opens (Main Group and Arch)

15
Job Post (Main Group & Arch) opens; closes Thursday 11:59 PM

Ranking closes
10 AM

Match results

16
Job Post (Main Group & Arch) opens; closes Friday 11:59 PM

Employer Interviews (Main Group)

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

Ranking closes
10 AM

Match results

18
Job Post (Main Group & Arch) opens; closes Tuesday 11:59 PM
20

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.
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Exams end

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