Important dates for Architecture co-op

Welcome, Architecture co-op students! Check out the calendars below for upcoming important dates, and visit the School of Architecture's co-op page for more information about your co-op degree. 

Who should use this calendar:

  • This calendar applies to only Architecture and Architectural Engineering students applying to jobs on the WaterlooWorks ARCH job board
  • Architectural Engineering students can also apply to jobs on the Hire Waterloo Co-op job board, and should refer to the important dates calendar for all other co-op students when applying to these jobs. 
  • For more information on various WaterlooWorks job boards, visit WaterlooWorks Help
Month 1No Actions Required


Month 2First Interview Cycle

Job postings open
max. 50 applications

Interviews begin
(multiple locations)

after interviews end

Month 3Continuous Interview Cycle

Job posted daily
max. 300 applications

every Tuesday

end of each week

Month 4Direct Offer Period

Job posted
as received

Interviews arranged
by student/employer

Employers make 
offers directly

Spring 2020 Calendar

Fall 2020 Calendar

Winter 2021 Calendar

Spring 2021 Calendar

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.

Suggested co-op work term start and end dates

  January - April 2020 May - August 2020 September - December 2020 January - April 2021 May - August 2021
Start date           January 6 May 11 September 8 January 4 May 3
End date   April 24 August 21 December 23 April 23 August 20

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