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Suggested co-op work term start and end dates

  January - April 2017 May - August 2017 September - December 2017
Start date           January 3 May 1 September 5
End date   April 28 August 25 December 22

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 
  • "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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January 2017

___Monday___ ___Tuesday___ __Wednesday__ ___Thursday__ ___Friday___ ___Saturday_

2

University Closed -New Years Day

3

Winter Work Term Starts

Start of Classes

4

5

6

7

9

10

PHARM Employer Posting Deadline

 11

PHARM Jobs Posted

12

13

PHARM Applications Posted 

14

16

MAIN Jobs Posted

17

PHARM First Round Postings End

Applications Available at 9 a.m.

18

MAIN Employer Posting Deadline

19

20

MAIN Extended First Round Expected Application Period Starts 

21

23

PHARM Interviews Kitchener 

24

MAIN First round Job Postings Close at 9 a.m. 

25

PHARM Interviews Kitchener

26

 PHARM Interviews Kitchener

 27

PHARM Interviews Kitchener

​MAIN Extended First Round Applications

28

30

MAIN Interviews

PHARM Employer Rankings Close 9 a.m.

PHARM Student Rankings Open 12 p.m.

31

MAIN Interviews

Deadline for the Extended Main round at 9a.m.

1

MAIN Interviews

PHARM Student Ranking Close 2 p.m.

Final Winter 2017 Job Posting

Job Fair at RIM Park 

February 2017

___Monday___ ___Tuesday___ __Wednesday__ ___Thursday__ ___Friday___ ___Saturday_

30

MAIN Interviews

31

MAIN Interviews

1

MAIN Interviews

PHARM Student Ranking Close 2 p.m.

Final Winter 2017 Job Posting Deadline

Job Fair at RIM Park 

2

MAIN Interviews

PHARM Match

3

MAIN Interviews
 PHARM Continuous 

Final Winter 2017 Applications Available

4

6

Last Date to Start Winter 2017 Work Term to Meet 12 Week Requirement

7

MAIN Interviews

 8

PHARM Continuous Posting Close 9 a.m.

PHARM Applications Available 

9

MAIN Interviews

10

MAIN Interviews

11

13

MAIN Interviews

PHARM Continuous Interviews (Kitchener)

14

MAIN Interviews

PHARM Continuous Interviews (Kitchener)

15

MAIN Interviews

PHARM Continuous Interviews (Kitchener)

16

MAIN Interviews

PHARM Employer Rankings Close 9 .a.m.

PHARM Student Rankings Open  12 p.m.

17

MAIN Interviews

PHARM Student Rankings Close 9 a.m.

 PHARM Match Available

18

20

University Closed FAMILY DAY

21

READING WEEK No Interviews

PHARM Direct Offers Begin

ARCH Job Postings Available 9 a.m.

22

READING WEEK No Interviews

23

READING WEEK No Interviews

24

READING WEEK No Interviews

25

27

MAIN Interviews 

ARCH Employer Job Posting Deadline 

28

MAIN Interviews

1

MAIN Interviews

ARCH First Round Applications Begins

March 2017

__Monday___ ___Tuesday___ __Wednesday__ ___Thursday__ ___Friday___ ___Saturday_

27

MAIN continuous interviews

ARCH Employer Job Posting Deadline 

28

MAIN interviews

1

MAIN Interviews

ARCH First Round Applications Begins

2

MAIN Interviews

3

Snow Contingency Day

MAIN Employer Rankings Close 9 a.m.

MAIN Student Rankings Open 12 p.m.

ARCH Job Posting Close and Applications Available 9 a.m.

4

6

Ranking Consultations   10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Main Student Rankings Close 2 p.m.

7

MAIN Match Results Available 

 8

MAIN Continuous Postings Start (posted 2 business days)

9

10

ARCH Interviews Toronto 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

11

13

ARCH Interviews Cambridge 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

MAIN Continuous Interviews

14

ARCH Interviews Cambridge 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

MAIN continuous interviews

Continuous Round Rankings close at 8 p.m.

15

ARCH Interviews Cambridge 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

MAIN Continuous Match

MAIN Continuous Matches student ranking close 9 a.m.

16

MAIN
Continuous Interviews

17

MAIN Continuous Match

ARCH Employer Ranking Close 9 a.m.

ARCH Student Ranking Open 12 p.m.

ARCH Student Ranking Consultations 1-4:30 p.m.

18

20

MAIN Continuous Interviews

ARCH Student Ranking Close 2 p.m.

21

MAIN Continuous Interviews

ARCH Main Match Results Available

22

MAIN Continuous Match

ARCH Continuous Postings Start 

23

MAIN Continuous Interviews

24

MAIN Continuous Match

25

27

MAIN Continuous Interviews

28

MAIN Continuous Interviews

ARCH Continuous interviews begin

29

MAIN Continuous Match

30

MAIN Continuous Interview 

31

MAIN Continuous Match

1

April 2017

__Monday___ ___Tuesday___ __Wednesday__ ___Thursday__ ___Friday___ ___Saturday_

3

MAIN Continuous Interviews

4

MAIN Continuous Interviews

5

MAIN Continuous Match 

6

MAIN Continuous Interview 

7

MAIN Continuous Match

8

10

MAIN Continuous Interviews

11

MAIN Continuous Interviews

 12

MAIN Continuous Interviews

13

MAIN Continuous MATCH 

14

UW CLOSED- Good Friday

15

17

MAIN, ARCH Direct Offers Start

18

19

20

21

22

24

25

Exams End

26

27

28

Winter Work Term Ends

29

1

2

3

May 2017

__Monday___ ___Tuesday___ __Wednesday__ ___Thursday__ ___Friday___ ___Saturday_

1

Spring Co-op Work Term starts

Start of Classes

2

3

4

5

6

8

9

 10

PHARM Jobs Posted at 9 a.m.

11

12

PHARM First Round Application Period Starts

13

15

 MAIN Jobs Posted 9 a.m.

16

PHARM First Round Postings Close and Apps are Available 9 a.m.

17

18

19

MAIN First Round Expected Application Period Starts

20

22

UW CLOSED- Victoria Day

23

PHARM Interviews in Kitchener

24

MAIN First round Job Postings Close at 9 a.m. 

25

PHARM Interviews in Kitchener

​MAIN First Round apps available

26

PHARM Interviews in Kitchener

27

29

PHARM Student rankings open 12 p.m.

30 MAIN Interviews

MAIN Extended First Round Applications

31 MAIN Interviews 

PHARM Student ranking close 2 p.m.

June 2017

__Monday___ ___Tuesday___ __Wednesday__ ___Thursday__ ___Friday___ ___Saturday_
     

1

 MAIN Interviews

PHARM Match

Results Available

2

 MAIN Interviews

PHARM Continuous

Job Postings 9 a.m.

3

5

MAIN Interviews

6

 MAIN Interviews

PHARM Continuous 

Applications Available 9 a.m.

 7

 MAIN Interviews

8

MAIN Interviews

9

 MAIN Interviews

10

12

MAIN Interviews

PHARM Continuous Interviews in Kitchener

13

MAIN Interviews

PHARM Continuous Interviews

14

MAIN Interviews

PHARM Continuous Interview in Kitchener​

15

MAIN Interviews

PHARM Student Ranking Opens 12 p.m.

16

MAIN Interviews

PHARM student rankings close 9 a.m. 

PHARM Match Results Available

17

19

MAIN Interviews

ARCH Job Postings Available 9 a.m.

20

MAIN Interviews

21

MAIN Interviews

22

MAIN Interviews

23

MAIN Student Rankings Open 12 p.m.

24

26

MAIN Student ranking close at 2 p.m.

ARCH First Round Applications 

27

MAIN Match Results Available

28

MAIN Continuous Postings Start 9 a.m.

ARCH Job Posting Close and Applications Available 9 a.m.

29

30

MAIN Continuous Apps are Available 9 a.m.

July 2017

__Monday___ ___Tuesday___ __Wednesday__ ___Thursday__ ___Friday___ ___Saturday_
         

1

3

4

 5

MAIN Continuous Interviews

6

MAIN Continuous Interviews

7

MAIN Continuous Match 

8

10

MAIN Continuous Interviews

 ARCH Interviews in Toronto

11

MAIN Continuous Interview 

ARCH Interviews in Cambridge

12

MAIN Continuous Match

ARCH Interviews in Cambridge

13

MAIN Continuous Interviews

14

MAIN Continuous MATCH 

ARCH Student rankings open at 12 p.m.

15

17

MAIN Continuous Interviews

ARCH Student ranking close 2 p.m.

18

MAIN Continuous Interviews

 ARCH Match Results Available

ARCH Continuous job postings 9 a.m.

19

MAIN Continuous Match

20

MAIN Continuous Interviews

21

MAIN Continuous Match

22

24

MAIN Continuous Interviews

25

MAIN Continuous Interviews

ARCH Continuous Interviews

26

MAIN Continuous Match

ARCH Continuous Match

27

MAIN Continuous Interviews

28

MAIN Continuous Match

ARCH Continuous Match

Exam Period Begins

29

August 2017

__Monday___ ___Tuesday___ __Wednesday__ ___Thursday__ ___Friday___ ___Saturday_

31'

MAIN Continuous Interviews

1

MAIN Continuous Interview 

ARCH Continuous Interview

2

MAIN Continuous Match 

ARCH Continuous Match 

3

MAIN Continuous Interviews END

4

MAIN Continuous Match END

ARCH Continuous Match END

5

7

UW CLOSED-

Civic Holiday

8

MAIN Direct Offers start

ARCH Direct Offers start

9

10

11

Exams END

12

14

15

16

17

18

19

21

22

23

24

25

Spring Co-op Work Term Ends

26

28

29

30

 

September 2017

__Monday___ ___Tuesday___ __Wednesday__ ___Thursday__ ___Friday___ ___Saturday_
       

1

2

4

UW CLOSED-

LABOUR DAY

5

Fall Work Term Starts

6

7

Classes Start

8

9

11

12

PHARM Employer

Posting Deadline

13

PHARM Jobs Posted

14

15

PHARM 

Applications Posted 

16

18

MAIN Jobs Posted

19

PHARM First

Round Postings End

Applications Available

at 9 a.m.

20

MAIN Employer

Posting Deadline

21

22

MAIN Extended First Round Expected Application Period Starts 

23

25

PHARM Interviews
 

26

PHARM Interviews Kitchener

​MAIN First round Job Postings Close

Applications Available at 9 a.m. 

27

PHARM Interviews Kitchener

28

PHARM Interviews Kitchener

29

PHARM Interviews Kitchener 

30