Important dates

General information:

This calendar contains important dates for students currently enrolled in co-op or graduating, including:

  • MAIN - students in Accounting, Applied Health Sciences, Arts, Engineering, Environment, Financial Management, Mathematics and Science.
  • ARCH - students in Architecture.
  • PHARM - students in Pharmacy.

Check your University of Waterloo email and WaterlooWorks regularly for messages from Co-operative Education.

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May 2019

Note: a small number of jobs may appear before the first posting and/or may expire prior to posting close date, as some employers have processes with recruiting timelines that do not follow our cycle - in all cases, a special note will be included in the job posting

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
   

1

2

3

6

Spring Co-op Work Term Starts
Start of Classes

7

8

PHARM first interview cycle posting begins 9AM

9

10

PHARM first interview cycle all postings open

13

MAIN first interview cycle posting #1 begins 9AM 

14

PHARM first interview cycle postings close 9AM

15

16

17

MAIN first interview cycle posting #1 all postings open

20

Holiday

VICTORIA DAY

21

PHARM first interview cycle in Kitchener 

22

PHARM first interview cycle at the Tatham Centre

MAIN first interview cycle posting #1 close 9AM

23

PHARM first interview cycle in Kitchener

24

PHARM first interview cycle in Kitchener

MAIN first interview cycle posting #2 all postings open

MAIN deadline to request removal from first interview cycle 12PM

27

MAIN first interview cycle

PHARM ranking open 12PM

28

MAIN first interview cycle

MAIN first interview cycle posting #2 close 9AM

29

MAIN first interview cycle

PHARM ranking close 2PM

PHARM match results available EOD

30

MAIN first interview cycle

31

PHARM second interview cycle all postings open

 
 
 

June 2019

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday

3

MAIN first interview cycle

ARCH first interview cycle posting begins 9 AM

Last day to start Spring 2019 work term to meet 12 week requirement

4

MAIN first interview cycle

PHARM second interview cycle postings close 9AM

5

MAIN first interview cycle

6

MAIN first interview cycle

7

MAIN first interview cycle

ARCH first interview cycle all postings open

10

MAIN first interview cycle

PHARM second interview cycle in Kitchener

11

MAIN first interview cycle

PHARM second interview cycle at the Tatham Centre

12

MAIN first interview cycle

PHARM second interview cycle in Kitchener

ARCH  first interview cycle posting close 9AM

13

MAIN first interview cycle

PHARM ranking open 12PM

14

MAIN first interview cycle

PHARM ranking close 2PM

PHARM match results available EOD

ARCH deadline to request removal from first interview cycle 12PM

17

MAIN first interview cycle

ARCH first interview cycle Toronto 9AM - 5PM 

*Please note, ARCH interviews are will be held on the 56th floor of First Canadian Place, Toronto

PHARM direct offers start

18

MAIN first interview cycle

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

19

MAIN first interview cycle

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

20

MAIN first interview cycle

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

21

MAIN, ARCH student ranking open 12 PM

24

MAIN, ARCH ranking close 2PM

MAIN, ARCH match results available EOD

MAIN ranking consultations 10 AM – 1 PM

ARCH ranking consultations 10 AM – 1:30 PM

25

26

MAIN, ARCH continuous interview cycle postings begin (posted daily)

27

28

MAIN, ARCH continuous interview cycle postings close 9AM (daily)

 
 
 

July 2019

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday

1

Holiday

CANADA DAY

2

MAIN, ARCH continuous interviews

3

MAIN continuous interviews

4

MAIN continuous interviews

MAIN, ARCH ranking open 8 PM

5

MAIN, ARCH continuous interview cycle ranking close 10AM

MAIN, ARCH continuous match results available EOD

8

9

MAIN, ARCH continuous interviews

10

MAIN continuous interviews

11

MAIN continuous interviews

MAIN, ARCH ranking open 8 PM

12

MAIN, ARCH continuous interview cycle ranking close 10AM

MAIN, ARCH continuous match results available EOD

15

16

MAIN, ARCH continuous interviews

17

MAIN continuous interviews

18

MAIN continuous interviews

MAIN, ARCH ranking open 8 PM

19

MAIN, ARCH continuous interview cycle ranking close 10AM

MAIN, ARCH continuous match results available EOD

22

23

MAIN, ARCH continuous interviews

24

MAIN continuous interviews

25

MAIN continuous interviews

MAIN, ARCH ranking open 8 PM

26

MAIN, ARCH continuous interview cycle rankings close 10AM

MAIN, ARCH continuous match results available EOD

29

30

MAIN, ARCH continuous interviews

31

MAIN continuous interviews

   
 
 
 

August 2019

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
     

1

MAIN continuous interviews end

MAIN, ARCH ranking open 8 PM

2

MAIN, ARCH student ranking close 10 AM

MAIN, ARCH continuous matches END

Exams Start

5

Holiday

CIVIC DAY

6

MAIN, ARCH direct offers start

7

8

9

12


 

13 14 15

16

Exams End

19

GRAD postings start

20 21 22

23

Spring Co-op Work Term Ends

26 27 28 29 30
 

September 2019 

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
2
 

Holiday

LABOUR DAY

3

Fall Co-op Work Term Starts

4

Start of Classes

5

6
9

10

11

PHARM first interview cycle postings begin 9 AM

12

13

PHARM first interview cycle all postings open

16

MAIN first interview cycle postings #1 begin 9 AM

17

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

18 19

20

MAIN first interview cycle postings #1 all postings open

23

PHARM first interview cycle at the Tatham Centre

24

PHARM first interview cycle in Kitchener

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

25

PHARM first interview cycle in Kitchener

Career Fair at RIM Park

26

PHARM first interview cycle in Kitchener

27

PHARM first interview cycle in Kitchener

MAIN first interview cycle posting #2 all postings open

MAIN deadline to request removal from first interview cycle 12 PM

30

MAIN first interview cycle

PHARM student rankings open 12 PM

Last date to start Fall 2019 work term to meet 12 week requirement

       
 

October 2019 

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
 

1

MAIN first interview cycle

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

2

MAIN first interview cycle

PHARM student ranking close 2 PM

PHARM match results available EOD

3

MAIN first interview cycle

4

MAIN first interview cycle

PHARM second interview cycle all postings open

7

MAIN first interview cycle

ARCH first interview cycle postings begin 9 AM

8

MAIN first interview cycle

PHARM second interview cycle postings close and apps are available 9 AM 

9

MAIN first interview cycle

10

MAIN first interview cycle

11

MAIN first interview cycle

ARCH first interview cycle all postings open

14

Holiday

THANKSGIVING

15

Reading Week

No Interview

16

Reading Week

No Interview

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

17

Reading Week

No Interview

18

Reading Week

No Interview

21

MAIN first interview cycle

PHARM second interview cycle in Kitchener

22

MAIN first interview cycle

PHARM second interview cycle at the Tatham Centre

23

MAIN first interview cycle

PHARM second interview cycle in Kitchener

24

MAIN first interview cycle

PHARM student rankings open 12 PM

ARCH deadline to request removal from first interview cycle 12 PM

25

MAIN first interview cycle

ARCH first interview cycle in Toronto 9 AM - 5 PM

PHARM student ranking close 2 PM

PHARM match results available EOD

28

MAIN first interview cycle

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

PHARM direct offers start

29

MAIN first interview cycle

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

30

MAIN first interview cycle

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

31

MAIN first interview cycle

 
 

November 2019 

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
       

1

MAIN first interview cycle

4

MAIN first interview cycle

5

MAIN, ARCH student ranking open 12 PM

6

MAIN student ranking consult 10 AM - 1 PM

ARCH student ranking consult 10 AM - 1:30 PM

MAIN, ARCH student ranking close 2 PM

MAIN, ARCH match results available EOD

7

MAIN, ARCH continuous interview cycle postings begin (posted daily)

8

11

MAIN, ARCH continuous interview cycle postings close and apps are available 9 AM (daily)

12

13

MAIN continuous interviews

14

MAIN continuous interviews

MAIN, ARCH for all continuous matches student rankings open 8 PM

15

MAIN, ARCH continuous match

MAIN, ARCH for all continuous matches student ranking close 10 AM

18

19

MAIN, ARCH continuous interviews

20

MAIN continuous interviews

21

MAIN continuous interviews

22

MAIN, ARCH continuous match

25

26

MAIN, ARCH continuous interviews

27

MAIN continuous interviews

28

MAIN continuous interviews

29

MAIN, ARCH continuous match

 

December 2019 

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
2

3

MAIN, ARCH continuous interviews

Classes End

4

MAIN continuous interviews

5

MAIN continuous interviews

GRAD interviews END

6

MAIN, ARCH continuous match

Exams start

9

10

MAIN, ARCH continuous interviews

11

MAIN continuous interviews

12

MAIN continuous interviews END

13

MAIN, ARCH continuous match END

MAIN, ARCH student ranking close 10 AM

16

MAIN, ARCH direct offers start

17

18 19

20

Fall Work Term Ends

23

24

Holiday

CHRISTMAS BREAK

25

Holiday

CHRISTMAS BREAK

26

Holiday

CHRISTMAS BREAK

27

Holiday

CHRISTMAS BREAK

30

Holiday

CHRISTMAS BREAK

31

Holiday

CHRISTMAS BREAK

     

Suggested co-op work term start and end dates

  January - April 2019 May - August 2019 September - December 2019
Start date           January 7 May 6 September 3
End date   April 26 August 23 December 20