First Year Students Can Still Apply to Co-op

Posted on Tuesday, October 6th, 2020

1st year students can still apply to co-op

If you are a first year student interested in transferring into co-op, it may not be too late for you to apply! 

We are currently accepting applications from first year students in the following programs: 

  • Accounting
  • Biochemistry
  • Biological & Pharmaceutical Chemistry
  • Biomedical Toxicology
  • Chemistry
  • Environmental Sciences 
  • Psychology

*Applications for all other programs will begin in January. 

Interested students must go through the co-op application process. Students applying should be studying full-time and have a 70% cumulative average to be considered and there must be space available in the co-op program you are applying to. 

Deadline to apply is Friday December 4th, 2020 (4:00pm).  ​

Applying to Co-op 

  • Any interested students must go through the co-op application process.

  • 2 forms (Co-op Admission Request Form & the Academic/ Work Sequence Agreement Form) must be filled out and emailed to the Experiential Learning Hub (recruit@uoguelph.ca). Deadline to apply is Friday December 4th, 2020 (4:00pm).  

  • If you are changing your major/specialization, you will also need to include an approved Undergraduate Schedule of Studies Change form. 

  • The forms are available at the Experiential Learning Hub, or online by clicking here.

  • Students applying should be studying full-time (unless accommodation agreements are in place with the co-op office) and have a 70% cumulative average to be considered and there must be space available in the co-op program you are applying to.

The Co-op Advantage

  • Receive a higher starting salary

  • More successful job search after graduation

  • Gain career related experience

  • Supplement your portfolio

  • Gain confidence with job searching

  • Build strong work references

  • Get your foot in the door


If you have any questions about the co-op application process, please email, recruit@uoguelph.ca 

Good Luck!!!

For more details on the application process, visit the In-course admission webpage.