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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
  • 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

1

Spring Co-op Work Term starts               

Start of Classes        

2

3

4

5

8

9

 10

11

12 

15

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

16

 Apps available to Employers

17

MAIN Employer Deadline for First Round Jobs

18

19

MAIN All First Round Jobs Posted - Expected Application Period starts

22

UW CLOSED- Victoria Day

23

24

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

25

​MAIN First Round apps available

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.

29

MAIN Interviews

30

MAIN Interviews

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

Applications available to Employers

31 

MAIN Interviews 

Final Spring 2017 Job Posting

June 2017

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
     

1

MAIN Interviews

2

MAIN Interviews

Final Spring 2017 apps available

5

MAIN Interviews

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

6

MAIN Interviews

 7

MAIN Interviews

8

MAIN Interviews

9

MAIN Interviews

12

MAIN Interviews

13

MAIN Interviews

14

MAIN Interviews

15

MAIN Interviews

16

MAIN Interviews

19

MAIN Interviews

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.

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
         

3

UW CLOSED-

CANADA DAY

4

 5

MAIN Continuous interviews

6

MAIN Continuous interviews 

MAIN all Continuous Matches Student rankings open 8:00 p.m.

7

MAIN Continuous Match 

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

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 Student rankings open at 12:00 p.m.

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

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

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

August 2017

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday

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

7

UW CLOSED-

CIVIC DAY

8

MAIN direct offers start

ARCH direct offers start

9

10

11

Exams end

14

15

16

17

18

21

22

23

24

25

Spring Co-op Work Term ends

28

29

30

 

September 2017

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
       

1

4

UW CLOSED-

LABOUR DAY

5

Fall Work Term starts

6

7

Classes start

8

11

12

13

PHARM first interview cycle job postings available

14

15

PHARM first interview cycle – all postings open

18

MAIN partial job posting go live First Round 9:00 a.m.

19

20

21

22

MAIN all First Round jobs posting available expected application period start

25

PHARM interviews (School of Pharmacy - Kitchener) 

26

​MAIN First Round postings close at 9:00 a.m. 

PHARM interviews (Waterloo)

27

Final Fall 2017 job posting

PHARM interviews (School of Pharmacy - Kitchener) 

28

​PHARM interviews (School of Pharmacy - Kitchener) 

29

MAIN all Second Round job posting available expected application period starts

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

PHARM interviews (School of Pharmacy - Kitchener) 

October 2017

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday

2

MAIN interviews

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

3

MAIN Interviews

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

4

MAIN interviews

PHARM match results end of day 

5

MAIN interviews

6

MAIN interviews

PHARM - second round jobs posted

9

UW CLOSED- THANKSGIVING

10

READING/STUDY DAY
 

11

READING/STUDY DAY

12

MAIN interviews

13

MAIN interviews

16

MAIN interviews

PHARM interviews

17

MAIN interviews

PHARM interviews

18

MAIN interviews

PHARM interviews

19

MAIN interviews

20

MAIN interviews

PHARM match results end of day 

23

MAIN interviews

ARCH First Round posting go live 9:00 a.m.

24

MAIN interviews

25

MAIN interviews

26

MAIN interviews


 

27

MAIN interviews

30

MAIN interviews

ARCH all First Round postings available expected application period starts

31

MAIN interviews

     

November 2017

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
   

1

ARCH First Round postings close

MAIN 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.
 

MAIN Match results available end of day

6

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.

10

ARCH interviews in Toronto

13

MAIN Continuous interviews

ARCH interviews Cambridge

14

MAIN Continuous interviews

MAIN for all Continuous Matches: 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 Student ranking open 12:00 p.m.

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

20

MAIN Continuous interviews

ARCH Student ranking close 2:00 p.m.

ARCH Match results available end of day

21

MAIN Continuous interviews


 

22

MAIN Continuous Match

ARCH Continuous posting go live at 9:00 a.m. daily

23

MAIN Continuous interviews

24

MAIN Continuous Match

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
       

1

MAIN Continuous Match

ARCH Continuous Match

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

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

18

19

20

21

Exams end

22

Fall Work Term end
 

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