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Suggested co-op work term start and end dates

  September - December 2016 January - April 2017
Start date           August 29 January 2
End date   December 16 April 28

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 
  • "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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September 2016

___Monday___ ___Tuesday___ __Wednesday__ ___Thursday__ ___Friday___ ___Saturday_

5

UW closed -Labour Day

6

Summer postings start

7

8

Start of classes

Co-op drop-ins (15 minutes) for pre-first work term students 8:30 a.m.-4:15 p.m. daily

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

9

Information Sessions Start

10

12

GRADUATING "Major Banks Only" Interviews start

13

14

PHARM Job Deadline

15

16

 

17

PHARM - Posting 1 opens - 7 a.m.

19

Grad -Interviews Start

ARCH -Employer Invitation to post on WaterlooWorks

20

MAIN Job Deadline

PHARM Posting #1 close 11:59 p.m.

21

PHARM posting #1 Apps available 8 a.m.

Final 1169 Posting

22

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

ARCH JIT: International Employers Invitation to Recruit

23

MAIN posting #1 open 7 a.m.

Final 1169 Apps available

24

26

MAIN Posting #1 close 11:59 p.m.

Last date to start 1169 work term to meet 12 week requirement 

27

MAIN Posting Contingency Day

28

MAIN Posting Apps available 7 a.m. 

Career Fair @ RIM Park

29

PHARM Interviews 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.

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

30

MAIN Posting #2 open 7 a.m.

Last day to remove students from interview process by 4 p.m.

1

       

October 2016

___Monday___ ___Tuesday___ __Wednesday__ ___Thursday__ ___Friday___ ___Saturday_

3

MAIN interviews

MAIN posting 2 close 11:59 p.m

4

MAIN interviews

MAIN posting #2 Apps available 7 a.m.

PHARM Employer rankings close 4 p.m.

Student rankings open 4 p.m.

5

MAIN interviews

6

MAIN interviews

Start of classes

Co-op drop-ins (15 minutes) for pre-first work term students 8:30 a.m.- 4:15 p.m. daily

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

ARCH JIT: International Postings

7

MAIN interviews

PHARM student ranking close 10 a.m.

PHARM Match 12 p.m. 

8

10

UW closed -Thanksgiving

11

Reading/Study Day

12

Reading/Study Day

13

MAIN interviews

14

MAIN interviews

PHARM continuous  interviews Deadline for employer postings

15

PHARM continuous interviews 

Posting #1 open 7 a.m.

17

MAIN interviews

18

MAIN interviews

PHARM continuous interviews

Posting #1 close 11:59 p.m.

19

MAIN interviews 

PHARM continuous interviews

Posting #1 apps available 8 a.m.

20

MAIN interviews

21

MAIN interviews

22

24

MAIN interviews

25

MAIN interviews

26

MAIN interviews

27

MAIN interviews

28

MAIN interviews

PHARM continuous interviews 8 a.m.- 6 p.m.

ARCH Posting #1 close

29

31

MAIN interviews

         

November 2016

___Monday___ ___Tuesday___ __Wednesday__ ___Thursday__ ___Friday___ ___Saturday_

31

MAIN interviews

1

MAIN interviews

MAIN Employer ranking close at 8 p.m.

MAIN Student ranking open 4 p.m.

PHARM Employer ranking close 4 p.m.

PHARM Student ranking open 4 p.m.

2

3

MAIN student ranking consult 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.

MAIN student ranking close 2 p.m.

MAIN Match by 4 p.m.

4

ARCH Interviews Toronto 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

PHARM student ranking close 10 a.m.

PHARM Match by 12 p.m.

5

7

MAIN continuous postings start - posted for 2 Business days Monday through Saturday

Increase student app count 99

ARCH Interviews Cambridge

8

ARCH Interviews Cambridge

9

ARCH Interviews Cambridge

ARCH JIT: Rankings

10

MAIN continuous interviews

ARCH Employer ranking close 11 a.m. 

Student open 1 p.m.

Student ranking consult 1 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

11

MAIN continuous Match 10.30 a.m.

12

14

MAIN continuous interviews

ARCH student ranking close 7 a.m.

ARCH Match by 4 p.m. 

15

MAIN continuous interviews

ARCH continuous interviews

16

MAIN continuous Match 10:30 a.m.

17

MAIN continuous interviews

18 

MAIN continuous Match 10:30 a.m.

19

21

MAIN continuous interviews

22

MAIN continuous interviews

ARCH continuous interviews

23

MAIN continuous interviews Match 10:30 a.m.

ARCH continuous interviews Match 10:30 a.m.

ARCH Rankings close 10 a.m. 

24

MAIN continuous interviews

25

MAIN continuous Match

ARCH rankings close 10 a.m. 

ARCH continuous Match 10:30 a.m.

GRAD interview End

26

28

MAIN continuous interviews

29 

MAIN continuous interviews

ARCH continuous interviews

30

MAIN continuous Match 10:30 A.M.

ARCH continuous Match 10:30 A.M.

1

MAIN continuous interviews

2

MAIN continuous Match 10:30 A.M.

ARCH continuous Match 10:30 A.M.

3

December 2016

___Monday___ ___Tuesday___ __Wednesday__ ___Thursday__ ___Friday___ ___Saturday_

28

MAIN continuous interviews

29

MAIN continuous interviews

30

MAIN continuous Match 10:30 A.M.

ARCH continuous Match 10:30 A.M.

1

MAIN continuous interviews

2

MAIN continuous Match 10:30 A.M.

ARCH continuous Match 10:30 A.M.

3

5

MAIN continuous interviews

End of Classes

6

MAIN continuous interviews

ARCH continuous interviews

 7

MAIN continuous Match 10:30 A.M.

ARCH continuous Match 10:30 A.M.

8

MAIN continuous interviews

Exams begin

9

MAIN continuous Match END

ARCH continuous Match END

10

12

13

14

15

16

Fall Co-op Work Term Ends

17

19

20

21

22

Exams End

23

Grad Postings End

24

26

University Closed -Christmas Break

27

University Closed -Christmas Break

28

University Closed -Christmas Break

29

University Closed -Christmas Break

30

University Closed -Christmas Break