All programs in the Department of Earth and Environmental Science have an available co-op option. The first work term will be in the winter of second year (after your 2A term). The typical sequence is as follows:

Program Year

1

2 3 4 5
Schedule

Fall - 1A

  • Study

Winter - 1B

  • Study

Spring

  • Off

Fall - 2A

  • Study

Winter 

  • Co-op 1

Spring - 2B

  • Study

Fall

  • Co-op 2

Winter - 3A

  • Study

Spring

  • Co-op 3

Fall - 3B

  • Study

Winter

  • Co-op 4*

Spring

  • Co-op 5*

Fall - 4A

  • Study

Winter - 4B

  • Study

* Co-op 4 and 5 can be completed by one eight month placement or two four month placements. 


PD courses 

  • A total of four PD courses are required to graduate with the co-op distinction.
    • PD 1 is completed during your 2A term (before your first co-op term). In this course you will learn how to make a resume, the job application process, interview tips, and more. 
    • PD 11 is completed during your first co-op term. In this course you will learn how to write and submit a work term report.  
    • The remaining two PD courses will be taken during subsequent co-op terms. PD course options can be viewed in the Undergraduate Calendar.

Work term reports