Co-op and WIL allow you to combine your relevant work opportunities with your studies.

Here are a few ways how work-integrated learning can benefit you:

  • Explore different career opportunities relevant to your field of study
  • Enhance your personal and professional confidence
  • Gain a better understanding of your coursework
  • Develop valuable workplace skills such as teamwork, communication, writing and computer skills
  • Have the opportunity to travel to other provinces or countries
  • Network with professionals in your field
  • Develop excellent job search, resume and interview skills
  • Access job postings only available to co-op/WIL students
  • Gain perspective on the industry and the latest developments and opportunities in your field
  • Help pay for your education

“Through the co-op program, I obtained the work experience needed to show employers my ambition to not only pursue a job, but a career. I was exposed to diverse work positions that helped guide me to what I was truly passionate about.”
- Jenna Shinn, Bachelor of Business Administration, University of Prince Edward Island

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