At Waterloo, co-op students alternate study terms with co-op work terms and graduate with relevant, paid work experience. This means learning how to navigate the hiring process, applying your skills to real-life problems and learning about yourself along the way.

In Arts, co-op is available in French Studies through Honours Arts, Honours Arts and Business, and the Honours Political Science and French double major co-op program.

As a co-op student, you will have a team of support. Learn how to connect with your team.

All students (co-op and regular streams) have access to Centre for Career Action resources and supports at any point during their time at Waterloo.

French Studies co-op students may also contact frenchundergrad@uwaterloo.ca for any questions regarding their studies!

Why choose the Honours Political Science and French double major co-op program?

  • Practical training and experience for careers in the field of: government, foreign affairs, public service, non-governmental organizations, and business.
  • The possibility of studying two subjects hand-in-hand, but also of finding bilingual job placements that would provide you with work experience in both of your Honours majors.
  • Great option for students interested in graduate studies, such as programs like the Master of Public Service degree offered at the University of Waterloo.
  • Develop a professional and academic résumé simultaneously.
  • Improve your ability to present your own personal set of skills in an interview.
  • Finance your education with paid work terms.