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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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May 2015

___Monday___ ___Tuesday___ __Wednesday__ ___Thursday__ ___Friday___ ___Saturday__
        1 2

4
Spring Co-op Work Term starts

Classes start

5

Employer information sessions begin

6
Deadline for Employer Postings (Pharmacy)

 

7

8                     Deadline to approve posting #1 (Pharmacy)

9

Job Post #1 (Pharmacy) opens 7 AM

see job posting information

11 12
Job Post (Pharmacy) from May. 9 closes 11:59 PM
13                        Deadline for employer postings (Main Group)                                 Posting #1 apps available 8 am (Pharmacy) 14 15                   Deadline to approve Posting #1 by 11:59 pm (Main Group) 16

Job Post 1 (Main Group) opens    7 AM

see job posting information

18

      Holiday

   Victoria Day

19
 
20                        Posting #1 closes 11:59 pm     (Main Group)

21
Posting # 1 apps available 7 am                       Deadline to approve posting #2 11:59 pm

(Main Group)

22

Job Post 2 (Main group) opens 7 AM

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

23
25

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

Job Post 2 (Main Group) from May. 22 closes 11:59 PM

26
Employer Interviews (Main Group)

Posting #2 Apps available 7 am         (Main group)    

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

27
Employer Interviews (Main Group)

28
Employer Interviews (Main Group)


 

29
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

30
 

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June 2015

___Monday___ ___Tuesday___ __Wednesday__ ___Thursday__ ___Friday___ ___Saturday__
1
Employer Interviews (Main Group)
2
Employer Interviews (Main Group)

3
Employer Interviews (Main Group)

4
Employer Interviews (Main Group)
5
Employer Interviews (Main Group)                          Posting #2 deadline for employer postings (Pharmacy)                           
6                       Posting #2 opens 7 am        (Pharmacy)

8
Employer Interviews (Main Group)

9
Employer Interviews (Main Group)

Posting #2 closes 11:59 pm (pharmacy)

10
Employer Interviews (Main Group)

Posting #2 Apps available 8 am (Pharmacy)

11
Employer Interviews (Main Group)
12
Employer Interviews (Main Group)
13
 

15
Employer Interviews (Main Group)

16
Employer Interviews (Main Group)

17
Employer Interviews (Main Group)

Deadline for employer postings (Architecture)

18
Employer Interviews (Main Group)

19
Employer ranking closes 8 pm    Student ranking opens 1 pm

(Main group)

20

22
Cycle 2 interviews (Pharmacy)

Student ranking consult 10 am - 1 pm

Student ranking closes 2 pm

Match by 4 pm    (Main Group)
 

23
 

24
Continuous round starts - posted for two business days Mon through Sat (Main Group)

Pharmacy - continuous round Employer ranking closes 4 pm Student ranking opens 4 pm

Deadline to approve Posting #1 by 11:59 pm   (Architecture) 

25
 

26
Continuous student ranking closes (Pharmacy),
Match by 4 pm

Posting #1 closes & apps available 7 am  (Architecture)

27

29

Continuous interviews (Main Group)

30

Continuous interviews (Main Group)

       

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July 2015

___Monday___ ___Tuesday___ __Wednesday__ ___Thursday__ ___Friday___ ___Saturday__


 


 

1
       Holiday

    Canada Day

2
 

3
Employer Interviews (Arch) in Toronto 9 am - 5 pm

Continuous match 10:30 am (Main Group)

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

4
 

6
Employer Interviews (Main Group)

Employer Interviews 
Cambridge (Architecture)

7
Job Post (Main Group & Arch) opens; closes Wednesday 11:59 PM

Employer Interviews (Main Group)

Ranking opens (Main Group)
8 PM

Employer Interviews 
Cambridge (Architecture)

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

Continuous match 10:30 am (Main Group)

Employer Interviews 
Cambridge (Architecture)

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

Employer Interviews (Main Group)

Employer ranking closes 1 pm Ranking opens 1 pm (Arch)

Student ranking consult 1 pm - 4:30 pm

10
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 

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

14
Job Post (Main Group & Arch) opens; closes Wednesday 11:59 PM

Employer Interviews (Main Group)

Ranking opens (Main Group)
8 PM

Continuous postings start (Architecture)

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

Continuous match 10:30 am (Main Group)

Ranking closes (Main group)
10 AM

Match results

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

Employer Interviews (Main Group)

Ranking opens (Main Group)
8 PM

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

Continuous match 10:30 am (Main Group)

Ranking closes (Main group)
10 AM

Match results

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

21
Job Post (Main Group & Arch) opens; closes Wednesday 11:59 PM

Employer Interviews (Main Group & Arch)

Ranking opens (Main Group)
8 PM

22
Job Post (Main Group & Arch) opens; closes Thursday 11:59 PM

Continuous match 10:30 am (Main Group)

Ranking closes
10 AM

Match results

23
Job Post (Main Group & Arch) opens; closes Friday 11:59 PM

Employer Interviews (Main Group)

Ranking opens
8 PM

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

Continuous match 10:30 am (Main Group)

Ranking closes 
10 AM

Match results

25
Job Post (Main Group & Arch) opens; closes Tuesday 11:59 PM
27
Employer Interviews (Main Group)

28
Job Post (Main Group & Arch) opens; closes Wednesday 11:59 PM

Employer Interviews (Main Group)

Ranking opens
8 PM

End of Classes

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

Continuous match 10:30 am (Main Group)

Ranking closes
10 AM

Match results

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

Employer Interviews (Main Group)

Ranking opens
8 PM

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

Continuous match 10:30 am (Main Group)

Ranking closes 
10 AM

Match results

 

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August 2015

___Monday___ ___Tuesday___ __Wednesday__ ___Thursday__ ___Friday___ ___Saturday_
   


 

    1
 

3
      Holiday

     Civic Day

4
Job Post (Main group and Arch) opens; closes Wednesday 11:59 PM

Employer Interviews (Main Group and Arch)

Exams Begin

5
Job Post (Main Group & Arch) opens; closes Thursday 11:59 PM

Ranking closes
10 AM

Continuous match 10:30 am (Main Group)

Match results

6
Employer Interviews End (Main Group)

7
Ranking closes 10 AM

Match results

Last Continuous match (Main Group)

8
 
10
 

11
 

12
 

13
 

14
 

15
Exams end
17 18 19 20 21

22
 

24 25 26 27

28

Spring Co-op work term ends

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