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Suggested co-op work term start and end dates

  May - August 2017 September - December 2017
Start date           May 1 September 5
End date   August 25 December 22

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 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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May 2017

Monday                  Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday

1

Spring Co-op Work Term starts               

Start of Classes        

2

3

4

5

6

8

9

 10

PHARM Initial Posting Go Live First Round 9:00 a.m.

11

12 

PHARM First Round Application Period Starts

13

15

MAIN Partial Job Posting Go Live First Round 9:00 a.m.

16

PHARM First Round Postings Close at 9:00 a.m. 

Apps Available to Employers

17

MAIN Employer Deadline for First Round Jobs

18

19

MAIN All First Round Jobs Posted - Expected Application Period Starts

20

22

UW CLOSED- Victoria Day

23

PHARM Interviews in Kitchener

24

MAIN First round Job Postings Close at 9:00 a.m. 

PHARM Interviews at Tatham Centre

25

​MAIN First Round apps available

PHARM Interviews in Kitchener

26

​MAIN Second Round Jobs Posted - Expected Application Period Starts

​Last date for students to opt out of the Interviews process by 12:00 p.m.

PHARM Interviews in Kitchener

27

29

MAIN Interviews

PHARM Employer ranking close 9:00 a.m.

PHARM Student rankings open 12:00 p.m.

30

MAIN Interviews

MAIN Second Round Posting close at 9:00a.m.

Applications Available to Employers

31 

MAIN Interviews 

PHARM Student ranking close 2:00 p.m.

Final Spring 2017 Job Posting

June 2017

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
     

1

MAIN Interviews

PHARM Match Results Available

2

MAIN Interviews

Final Spring 2017 apps available

PHARM Round Two Posting Go Live 9:00 a.m.

3

5

MAIN Interviews

Last date to start Spring 2017 work term to meet 12-week requirement

6

MAIN Interviews

PHARM Round Two Posting close 9:00 a.m. and apps available

 7

MAIN Interviews

8

MAIN Interviews

9

MAIN Interviews

10

12

MAIN Interviews

PHARM Round Two Interviews in Kitchener

13

MAIN Interviews

PHARM Round Two Interviews at Tatham Centre

14

MAIN Interviews

PHARM Round Two Interviews in Kitchener​

15

MAIN Interviews

PHARM Employer rankings close 9:00 a.m.

PHARM Student Ranking Opens 12:00 p.m.

16

MAIN Interviews

PHARM student rankings close 9:00 a.m. 

PHARM Match Results Available

17

19

MAIN Interviews

PHARM direct offers start

ARCH First Round Posting Go Live First Round 9:00 a.m.

20

MAIN Interviews

21

MAIN Interviews

22

MAIN Interviews

ARCH Employer deadline for First round jobs

23

MAIN Employer Ranking close 9:00 a.m.

MAIN Student Rankings Open 12:00 p.m.

24

26

MAIN Student ranking consul 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

MAIN Student ranking close at 2:00 p.m.

ARCH All First Round Jobs Posted - Expected Application Period Starts

27

MAIN Match Results Available

28

MAIN Continuous Postings Start 9:00 a.m. (posted for 2 business days)

ARCH First Round Postings close Applications available to employers 9:00 a.m.

29

30

MAIN for all Continuous Posting close daily at 9:00 a.m. 

Applications Available to Employers.  

July 2017

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
         

1

3

UW CLOSED-

CANADA DAY

4

 5

MAIN Continuous Interviews

6

MAIN Continuous Interviews 

MAIN - all Continuous Matches Employer rankings close 8:00 p.m. and student rankings open 8:00 p.m.

7

MAIN Continuous Match 

MAIN - for all Continuous Matches student ranking close 9:30 a.m.

8

10

MAIN Continuous Interviews

ARCH Interviews in Toronto

11

MAIN Continuous Interviews 

ARCH Interviews in Cambridge

12

MAIN Continuous Match

ARCH Interviews in Cambridge

13

MAIN Continuous Interviews

14

MAIN Continuous MATCH 

ARCH Employer ranking close 9:00 a.m. 

ARCH Student rankings open at 12:00 p.m.

ARCH Student ranking consult 1:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

15

17

MAIN Continuous Interviews

ARCH Student ranking close 2:00 p.m.

18

MAIN Continuous Interviews

ARCH Match Results Available

19

MAIN Continuous Match

ARCH Continuous Posting Go Live 9:00 a.m.

20

MAIN Continuous         Interviews

21

MAIN Continuous Match

22

24

MAIN Continuous Interviews

25

MAIN Continuous Interviews

ARCH Continuous Interviews

26

MAIN Continuous Match

ARCH Continuous Match

27

MAIN Continuous         Interviews

28

MAIN Continuous Match

ARCH Continuous Match

Exams Period Begins

29

August 2017

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday

31

MAIN Continuous Interviews

1

MAIN Continuous Interviews 

ARCH Continuous Interviews

2

MAIN Continuous Match 

ARCH Continuous Match 

3

MAIN Continuous Interviews END

4

MAIN Continuous Match END

ARCH Continuous Match END

5

7

UW CLOSED-

Civic Day

8

MAIN Direct Offers start

ARCH Direct Offers start

9

10

11

Exams END

12

14

15

16

17

18

19

21

GRAD Postings Start

22

23

24

25

Spring Co-op Work Term Ends

26

28

29

30

 

September 2017

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
       

1

2

4

UW CLOSED-

LABOUR DAY

5

Fall Work Term Starts

6

7

Classes Start

8

9

11

GRAD Interviews Start

12

PHARM Employer Deadline for First Round Jobs

13

PHARM Initial Posting Go Live First Round 9:00 a.m.

14

15

PHARM All First Round Jobs Posted Expected Application Period Starts

16

18

MAIN Partial Job Posting Go Live First Round 9:00 a.m.

GRAD Interviews Start

19

PHARM First Round Postings Close Apps Available to Employers at 9:00 a.m.

20

MAIN Employer Deadline for First Round Job

21

22

MAIN All First Round Jobs Posting Available Expected Application Period Start

23

25

PHARM Interviews in Kitchener 
 

26

PHARM Interviews at Tatham Centre

​MAIN First Round Postings Close at 9:00 a.m. 

27

PHARM Interviews in Kitchener

​Main Apps Available to Employers

​Final Fall 2017 Job Posting

28

PHARM Interviews in Kitchener

29

PHARM Interviews in Kitchener 

MAIN All Second Round Job Posting Available Expected Application Period Starts

Final Fall 2017 apps available

Last date for students to opt out of the Interviews process by 12:00 p.m.

30

October 2017

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday

2

MAIN Interviews

PHARM Employer ranking close 9:00 a.m.

PHARM Student rankings open 12:00 p.m.

Last date to start Fall 2017 work term  to meet 12-week requirement

3

MAIN Interviews

MAIN Extended First Round Postings Close at 9:00 a.m.

Apps Available to Employers

4

MAIN Interviews

PHARM Student ranking close  2:00 p.m.

5

MAIN Interviews

PHARM Match Results Available

6

MAIN Interviews

PHARM Round Two Posting Go Live 9:00 a.m.

7

9

UW CLOSED- Thanksgiving

10

READING/STUDY DAY
 

11

READING/STUDY DAY
 

PHARM Round Two Posting close 9:00 a.m. and apps available

12

MAIN Interviews

13

MAIN Interviews

14

16

MAIN Interviews

PHARM Round Two Interviews in Kitchener 

17

MAIN Interviews

PHARM Round Two Interviews at Tatham Centre 

18

MAIN Interviews

PHARM Round Two Interviews  in Kitchener

19

MAIN Interviews

PHARM Employer rankings close 9:00 a.m.

PHARM Student rankings open 12:00 p.m.

20

MAIN Interviews

PHARM Student ranking close   2:00 p.m.

PHARM Match Results Available

21

23

MAIN Interviews

PHARM Direct offers start

ARCH First Round Posting Go Live First Round 9:00 a.m.

24

MAIN Interviews

25

MAIN Interviews

26

MAIN Interviews

ARCH Employer Deadline for First Round Jobs
 

27

MAIN Interviews

28

30

MAIN Interviews

ARCH All First Round Postings Available Expected Application Period Starts

31

MAIN Interviews

       

November 2017

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
   

1

ARCH First Round Postings Close and Apps are Available 9:00 a.m.

MAIN Employer ranking close 9:00 a.m. Student ranking open 12:00 p.m.

2

3

MAIN Student ranking consult 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

MAIN Student ranking close 2:00 p.m.
 

4

6

MAIN Match Results Available

7

MAIN Continuous Postings start daily 9:00 a.m. (posted for 2 business days)

8

9

MAIN Continuous Postings close daily at 9:00 a.m.

Apps Available to Employers

10

ARCH Interviews in Toronto

11

13

MAIN Continuous Interviews

ARCH Interviews Cambridge

14

MAIN Continuous Interviews

MAIN For all Continuous Matches: Employer ranking close 8:00 p.m. Student ranking open 8:00 p.m.

ARCH interviews in Cambridge 

15

MAIN Continuous Match

MAIN-for all Continuous Matches: student ranking close 9:30 a.m.

ARCH Interviews in Cambridge

16

MAIN Continuous Interviews

17

MAIN Continuous Match

ARCH Employer Ranking Close    9:00 a.m.

ARCH Student ranking open   12:00 p.m.

ARCH Student ranking consult 1:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

18

20

MAIN Continuous Interviews

ARCH Student ranking close 2:00 p.m.

21

MAIN Continuous Interviews

ARCH  Match Results Available
 

22

MAIN Continuous Match

ARCH Continuous Posting Go Live at 9:00 a.m. daily

23

MAIN Continuous Interviews

24

MAIN Continuous Match

25

27

MAIN Continuous Interviews

28

MAIN Continuous Interviews

ARCH Continuous Interviews

29

MAIN Continuous Match

ARCH Continuous Match

30

MAIN Continuous Interviews

   

December 2017

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
       

1

MAIN Continuous Match

ARCH Continuous Match

2

4

MAIN Continuous Interviews

Classes End

5

MAIN Continuous Interviews

ARCH Continuous Interviews

6

MAIN Continuous Match

ARCH Continuous Match

7

MAIN Continuous Interviews

Exams Start

8

MAIN Continuous Match

ARCH Continuous Match

9

11

MAIN Continuous Interviews

12

MAIN Continuous Interviews

ARCH Continuous Interviews

13

MAIN Continuous Match

ARCH Continuous Match

14

MAIN Continuous Interviews END

15

MAIN Continuous Match END

ARCH Continuous Match END

16

18

19

20

21

Exams End

22

Fall Work Term Ends
 

23

25

UW CLOSED-
CHRISTMAS HOLIDAYS

26

UW CLOSED-
CHRISTMAS HOLIDAYS

27

UW CLOSED-
CHRISTMAS HOLIDAYS

28

UW CLOSED-
CHRISTMAS HOLIDAYS

29

UW CLOSED-
CHRISTMAS HOLIDAYS 

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