Welcome, Architecture and Architectural Engineering co-op students! This webpage will give you an overview of important dates and deadlines if you're using WaterlooWorks to search for Co-op ARCH jobs. For any jobs found outside of the WaterlooWorks Co-op job board, you can follow the arrange own job process. Visit the School of Architecture's co-op page for more information about your co-op degree.
- Architectural Engineering students: you can choose to apply for architecture jobs (following the calendars below) or any other job (following the calendars on the main important dates page).
Updates to our co-op hiring process
Here's an overview of what's new:
For a full list of dates and deadlines, check out the calendars below!
Winter 2021 Important Dates
|Maximum # of apps you can submit (increases each cycle)||Job postings open||Apps due||Remote interview period||Employer rankings available||Student rankings due||Match results available|
|Cycle#1||Important note: The hiring process for Architecture students starts in Cycle #2.|
|February 13-21 Reading week = no interviews – focus on your academics, plan ahead and take good care of yourself!|
|Cycle#2 Posting#1||Submit up to 50 apps||Feb 16—19||Feb 23 at 9AM (ET)||Feb 26—
|Mar 11 at
|Mar 12 at
by end of day
|Cycle#2 Posting#2||Submit up to 100 apps total (includes apps from previous cycle)||Feb 24—26||Mar 2 at 9AM (ET)|
|Submit up to 500 apps total (includes apps from previous cycles)||Mar 16—Apr 16
New jobs are posted daily and stay live for 2 business days before closing at 9AM (ET) - check back often!
Interviews every Tuesday-Thursday
at 8PM (ET)
at 10AM (ET)
by end of day
|Direct offers||Following the last match on April 16, you can continue searching for jobs until after your work term begins if you’re still looking for a job for the Spring 2021 work term. Employers will contact you directly to arrange interviews and discuss any offers.|
January 2021 calendar of dates
February 2021 calendar of dates
March 2021 calendar of dates
April 2021 calendar of dates
Suggested co-op work term start and end dates
|September - December 2020||January - April 2021||May - August 2021|
|Start date||September 8||January 4||May 3|
|End date||December 23||April 23||August 20|