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Suggested co-op work term start and end dates

  January - April 2018 May - August 2018 September - December 2018
Start date           January 2 May 1 September 4
End date   April 27 August 24 December 21

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. Co-op dates can be found on Pharmacy website.
  • Employer important dates can be found on the Hire website.
  • After the first interviews cycle match, other Interviews cycle rankings open at 8:00 p.m. and close at 9:30 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 2018 - Employer important dates on HIRE website.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday

1

Holiday 

New Years Day 

2

Winter co-op work term starts

3

Start of classes

4

5

8

9

10

11

12

15

MAIN first interview cycle posting #1 begins 9AM

16

17

18

19

MAIN first interview cycle posting #1- all postings open

22

23

MAIN first interview posting #1 close and apps are available 9 AM

24

25


 

26

MAIN first interview cycle posting #2- all postings open

12 PM: Deadline to be removed from interviews

29

MAIN first interview cycle

30

MAIN first interview cycle posting #2 close and apps are available 9 AM

31

MAIN first interview cycle

Final winter 2018 job posting

   

February 2018 - Employer important dates on HIRE website.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
     

1

MAIN first interview cycle

2

MAIN first interview cycle

Final winter 2018 applications available

5

MAIN first interview cycle

Last date to start winter 2018 work term to meet 12 week requirement

6

MAIN first interview cycle

7

MAIN first interview cycle

JOB FAIR @ RIM PARK

8

MAIN first interview cycle

9

MAIN first interview cycle

12

MAIN first interview cycle

13

MAIN first interview cycle

14

MAIN first interview cycle

15

MAIN first interview cycle

16

MAIN first interview cycle

19

Holiday- University closed

Family Day

20

Reading week- no interviews

ARCH first interview cycle posting begins 9 AM

21

Reading week- no interviews

22

Reading week- no interviews

23

Reading week- no interviews

26

MAIN first interview cycle

27

MAIN first interview cycle

28

MAIN first interview cycle

ARCH first interview cycle- all postings open

 

March 2018 - Employer important dates on HIRE website.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
     

1

MAIN first interview cycle

2

MAIN student rankings open 12PM

ARCH first interview cycle posting close and applications available 9 AM

5

MAIN student ranking consult 10 AM- 1 PM

MAIN student ranking close 2 PM

MAIN match results available by end of day

6


 

7

MAIN continuous interview cycle postings begin, posted daily

8

9

ARCH first interview cycle in Toronto 9 AM- 5 PM

MAIN continuous interview cycle posting close and applications  available 9 AM

12 

ARCH first interview cycle in Cambridge 9 AM- 4:30 PM

13 

ARCH first interview cycle in Cambridge 9 AM- 4:30 PM

MAIN continuous interviews

14

ARCH first interview cycle in Cambridge 9 AM- 4:30 PM

MAIN continuous interviews

15

MAIN continuous interviews

MAIN continuous match student rankings open at 8 PM

16

MAIN continuous match student ranking close at 9:30 AM

ARCH student rankings open at 12 PM 

ARCH student ranking consult 1 PM- 4:30 PM

19

MAIN continuous interviews

ARCH student ranking close at 2 PM

ARCH match results available by end of day

20

MAIN continuous interviews

21

MAIN continuous match

ARCH continuous interview cycle postings begin- posted daily

22

MAIN continuous interviews

23

MAIN continuous match

ARCH continuous interview cycle posting close and applications are available at 9 AM daily

26

MAIN continuous interviews

27

MAIN, ARCH continuous interviews

28

MAIN continuous interviews

29

MAIN, ARCH continuous match

30

University closed

Good Friday

April 2018 - Employer important dates on HIRE website.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday

2

MAIN continuous interviews

3

MAIN, ARCH continuous interviews

4

MAIN, ARCH continuous match

Classes end

5

MAIN continuous interviews

6

MAIN, ARCH continuous match

9

MAIN continuous interviews

Exams start

10

MAIN, ARCH continuous interviews

11

MAIN, ARCH continuous match

12

MAIN continuous interviews end

MAIN student rankings open 

13

MAIN, ARCH continuous matches end 

Main student ranking close at 9:30 AM

16

MAIN, ARCH direct offers start

17

18

19

20

23

24

Exams end

25

26

27

Winter work term ends

30

     

May 2018- Employer important dates on HIRE website.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
 

1

Spring co-op work term starts

Start of classes

2

3

4

7

8

9

PHARM initial postings begin 9 AM

10

11

PHARM first round application period begins

14

MAIN first interview cycle posting #1 begins 9 AM 

15

PHARM first round application period close

16

17

18

MAIN first interview posting #1- all postings open

21

Holiday

Victoria Day

22

PHARM first round interviews in Kitchener.

23

MAIN first interview cycle posting #1 close and applications are available 9 AM

PHARM first round interviews in Tatham Centre - 8 AM to 6 PM

24

MAIN staff deadline to approve extended first round jobs

PHARM first round interviews in Kitchener.

25

MAIN first interview cycle posting #2- all postings open

Last day HPS/SA to remove students from the interview process by 12 PM

PHARM first round interviews in Kitchener.

28

MAIN first round interviews

PHARM rankings open 12 PM

29

MAIN first round interviews

MAIN first interview cycle posting #2 close and apps are available 9 AM

30

MAIN first round interviews

Final spring 2018 job posting

PHARM rankings close 2 PM

31

MAIN first round interviews

PHARM match results available

 

June 2018 - Employer important dates on HIRE website.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
       

1

MAIN first round interviews

Final spring 2018 applications available

PHARM second round postings go live 9 AM

4

MAIN first round interviews

Last day to start spring 2018 work term to meet 12 week requirement

5

MAIN first round interviews

PHARM secound round postings close 9 AM

6

MAIN first round interviews

7

MAIN first round interviews

8

MAIN first round interviews

11

MAIN first round interviews

PHARM second round interviews in Kitchener

12

MAIN first round interviews

PHARM second round interviews in Kitchener 12 PM - 6 PM

13

MAIN first round interviews

PHARM second round interviews in Kitchener

14

MAIN first round interviews

PHARM second round interviews in Tatham Centre 8 AM - 6 PM

15

MAIN first round interviews

PHARM rankings open 9 AM

18

MAIN first round interviews

ARCH first interview cycle posting begins 9 AM

PHARM rankings close and match results available 2 PM

19

MAIN first round interviews

PHARM direct offers start

20

MAIN first round interviews

21

MAIN first round interviews

22

MAIN student rankings open 12 PM

ARCH staff deadline to approve first round jobs

25

MAIN student ranking consult 10 AM- 1 PM

MAIN student ranking close 2 PM

MAIN match results available EOD

ARCH first interview cycle- all postings open

26

27

MAIN continuous interview cycle postings begin- posted daily

ARCH first interview cycle postings close and apps are available 9 AM

28

29

MAIN continuous apps are available 9 AM

July 2018 - Employer important dates on HIRE website.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday

Holiday

Canada Day

3

MAIN last day HPS/SA to remove students from interview process by 12 PM day before interviews

4

MAIN continuous interviews

5

MAIN continuous interviews

MAIN continuous matches student rankings open 8 PM

6

MAIN continuous match student ranking close 10 AM

ARCH last day HPS/SA to remove students from interview process by 12 PM

9

ARCH interviews 9 AM- 5 PM Toronto*

NOTE: Toronto interviews are now held on the 25th floor of the Eaton Centre

10

MAIN continuous interviews

ARCH interviews 9 AM- 4:30 PM Cambridge

11

MAIN continuous interviews

ARCH interviews 9 AM- 4:30 PM Cambridge

12

MAIN continuous interviews

13

MAIN continuous match

ARCH student rankings open 12 PM

ARCH student ranking consult 1 PM- 4:30 PM

16

ARCH student ranking closes 2PM

ARCH match results available (eod)

17

MAIN continuous interviews

18

MAIN continuous interviews

ARCH continuous interview cycle postings begin- posted daily

19

MAIN continuous interviews 

20

MAIN continuous match

23

24

MAIN, ARCH continuous interviews

25

MAIN continuous interviews

Classes end

26

MAIN continuous interviews

27

MAIN, ARCH continuous match

30

31

MAIN, ARCH continuous interviews

 

August 2018- Employer important dates on HIRE website.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
   

1

MAIN continuous interviews

2

MAIN continuous interviews end

Students rankings open 8 PM

3

MAIN, ARCH continuous matches end

Students rankings close 10 AM

6

Holiday

Civic day

7

MAIN, ARCH direct offers start

8 9 10

13

14

15 16 17

20

GRAD postings start

21 22 23

24

Spring work term ends

27

28

29 30 31