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Suggested co-op work term start and end dates

  May - August 2015 September - December 2015 January - April 2016
Start date           May 4 August 31 January 4
End date   August 28 December 18 April 29

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 
  • Printer-friendly version of Main Group co-op dates (PDF)
  • "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 2015

___Monday___ ___Tuesday___ __Wednesday__ ___Thursday__ ___Friday___ ___Saturday__

31
Fall co-op work term starts

1 2 3 4 5

7

8

9

10

11                  

12

14

Classes start

15

Employer information sessions begin

16

Deadline for employer postings (PHARM)

17

Deadline to approve posting #1 (PHARM)   

18

Job Post #1 opens 7 a.m. (PHARM)

see job posting information

19

21

22

Job Post from Sept. 18  closes 11:59 p.m. (PHARM)

23    

Posting #1 apps available 8 a.m. (PHARM)

Deadline for employer postings (MAIN)

24

25

Deadline to approve Posting #1 by 11:59 p.m. (MAIN)

26

Job post 1 opens 7 a.m. (MAIN)

see job posting information

28

Job postings begin, closing Oct. 30 (ARCH)

29

Posting #1 closes 11:59 p.m. (MAIN)

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October 2015

___Monday___ ___Tuesday___ __Wednesday__ ___Thursday__ ___Friday___ ___Saturday__

 
   

1

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

Posting # 1 apps available 7 a.m. (MAIN)

Employer interviews 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. (PHARM)

2

Job post 2 opens 7 a.m. (Main group)

Last date (prior to 4 p.m.) to withdraw
rom first interview cycle (MAIN) See details.                          

3

Posting #2 opens 7 a.m.     (PHARM)

5

Job post 2  from Oct. 2 closes 11:59 p.m. (MAIN)

Read job sign-off instructions

Employer interviews (MAIN)

6

Employer interviews (MAIN)

Posting #2 Apps available 7 a.m. (MAIN)

Posting #2 closes 11:59 p.m. (PHARM)

First interview cycle ranking opens at 4 p.m. (PHARM) 
(see ranking information)

7

Employer interviews (MAIN)

8

Employer interviews (MAIN)

9

Employer interviews (MAIN)

First interview cycle ranking closes at
10 a.m. (PHARM)

First interview cycle match results available 4. pm. on Jobmine (PHARM)

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

10
 

12
        Holiday

Thanksgiving Day

13

Employer interviews (MAIN)

14

Employer interviews (MAIN)

15

Employer interviews (MAIN)

16

Employer interviews (MAIN)

Posting #2 deadline for employer postings (PHARM)

17

Job posting #2 opens 7 a.m. (PHARM)

19

Employer interviews (MAIN)

20

Employer interviews (MAIN)

21

Employer interviews (MAIN)

22

Employer interviews (MAIN)

23

Employer interviews (MAIN)

24

26

Employer interviews (MAIN)

27

Employer interviews (MAIN)

28

Employer interviews (MAIN)

29

Employer interviews (MAIN)

30

Employer ranking closes 8 p.m. Student ranking opens 1 p.m. (MAIN)

Continuous interviews (PHARM)

Job postings close & 
apps available 7 a.m. (ARCH)

31

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November 2015

___Monday___ ___Tuesday___ __Wednesday__ ___Thursday__ ___Friday___ ___Saturday__

2

Student ranking consult 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. 
Student ranking closes 2 p.m. Match by 4 p.m.   (MAIN)

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

3

Continuous round Employer ranking closes 8 p.m. Student ranking opens 4 p.m. (PHARM)

4

Continuous round starts - posted for two business days Mon. through Sat. (MAIN)

5
 

6

Continuous student ranking closes 
Match by 4 p.m. (PHARM)

Employer interviews in Toronto 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. (ARCH)

7

9

Employer interviews (MAIN)

Employer interviews in 
Cambridge (ARCH)

10

Job post  opens; closes Wednesday 11:59 p.m.(MAIN)

Employer interviews (MAIN)

Ranking opens 8 p.m.(MAIN)

Employer Interviews in Cambridge (ARCH)

11

Job post opens; closes Thursday 11:59 p.m. (MAIN)

Ranking closes 10 a.m. Continuous match 10:30 a.m. 
Match results (MAIN)

Employer Interviews in Cambridge (ARCH)

12

Job post opens;
closes Friday 11:59 p.m. (MAIN)

Employer
interviews (MAIN)

Employer ranking closes 1 p.m. Ranking opens
1 p.m. Student
ranking consult
1 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. (ARCH)

13

Job post opens; closes Monday 11:59 p.m. (MAIN)

Ranking closes 
10 a.m. Continuous match 10:30 a.m. Match results (MAIN)

First interview cycle match results available after 
12 p.m. (ARCH) 

14

Job post opens; closes Tuesday 11:59 p.m. (MAIN)

16

Employer interviews (MAIN)

17

Job post opens; closes Wednesday 11:59 p.m. (MAIN & ARCH)

Employer interviews (MAIN)

Ranking opens 
8 p.m. (MAIN)

Continuous postings start (ARCH)

18

Job post opens; closes Thursday 11:59 p.m. (MAIN & ARCH

Ranking closes 10 a.m. Continuous match 10:30 a.m. Match results (MAIN)

19

Job post opens; 
closes Friday 11:59 p.m. (MAIN
 & ARCH)

Employer interviews (MAIN)

Ranking opens 8 p.m. (MAIN)

20

Job post opens; closes Monday 11:59 p.m. (MAIN & ARCH)

Ranking closes 10 a.m. Continuous match 10:30 a.m. Match results (MAIN)

21

Job post opens; closes Tuesday 11:59 p.m. (MAIN & ARCH

23

Employer interviews (MAIN)

24

Job post opens; closes Wednesday 11:59 p.m. (MAIN & ARCH)

Employer interviews (MAIN & ARCH)

Ranking opens 8 p.m. (MAIN & ARCH)

25

Job post opens; closes Thursday 11:59 p.m. (MAIN & ARCH)

Ranking closes 10 a.m. Continuous match 10:30 a.m. Match results (MAIN & ARCH)

26

Job post opens; closes Friday 11:59 p.m. (MAIN & ARCH

Employer interviews (MAIN)

Ranking opens
8 p.m. (MAIN)

27

Job post opens; closes Monday 11:59 p.m. (MAIN & ARCH)

Ranking closes 10 a.m. Continuous match 10:30 a.m. Match results (MAIN & ARCH))

28

Job post opens; closes Tuesday 11:59 p.m. (MAIN & ARCH)

30
Employer interviews (MAIN)


 

                          

     

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December 2015

___Monday___ ___Tuesday___ __Wednesday__ ___Thursday__ ___Friday___ ___Saturday_
 

1

Job post opens; closes Wednesday 11:59 p.m. (MAIN & ARCH) 

Employer interviews (MAIN & ARCH)

Ranking opens 8 p.m. (MAIN & ARCH)

2

Job post opens; closes Thursday 11:59 p.m. (MAIN & ARCH)

Ranking closes 10 a.m. Continuous match 10:30 a.m. Match results (MAIN & ARCH)

3

Job post opens; closes Friday 11:59 p.m. (MAIN & ARCH)

Employer interviews (MAIN)

Ranking opens
8 p.m. (MAIN & ARCH)

4

End of Classes

Job post opens; closes Monday 11:59 p.m. (MAIN & ARCH)

Ranking closes 10 a.m. Continuous match 10:30 a.m. Match results (MAIN & ARCH)

5

7

8

Exams Begin

Job post opens; closes Wednesday 11:59 p.m. (MAIN & ARCH) 

Employer interviews (MAIN & ARCH)

9

Job post opens; closes Thursday 11:59 p.m. (MAIN & ARCH)

Ranking closes 10 a.m. Continuous match 10:30 a.m. Match results (MAIN & ARCH)

10
Employer interviews end (MAIN & ARCH)

Ranking opens
8 p.m. (MAIN & ARCH)

11

Ranking closes 10 a.m. Last continuous match 10:30 a.m. Match results (MAIN & ARCH)

12
14

15

16

17

18

Fall co-op work term ends

Grad postings end

19
21

22

Exams end
23

24

       Holiday

 Christmas Eve

25

       Holiday

 Christmas  Day

26

     Holiday

  Boxing Day

28

University closed

29

University closed

30

University closed

31    Holiday

New Year's Eve

       Holiday

 New Year's Day