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Develop your professional portfolio.
The co-op/internship team works with domestic and international employers to develop meaningful, challenging, and relevant positions for students.Opportunities are posted on Lassonde's Online Co-op Portal. Students are also encouraged to apply for additional jobs independently.Work terms are paid, supervised, and evaluated by their employers. Each term, students complete a work-term report and their supervisors complete an evaluation.
Work with major corporations, non-profit, and public sector organizations to expand your career options.
Earn while you learn
All co-op opportunities are paid positions.
Become a professional
Use your work experience towards licenses & designations (P.Eng)
Begin establishing a network of professionals in your field.
Immerse yourself in a new culture and become a global citizen.
Engineering | EATS | Computer Science & Security
Available after your second year, co-op consists of 2 work periods separated by at least one academic term. Upon completion of the program, you receive a co-op designation on your transcript. To receive this designation, the total duration across your 2 work periods must be at least 12 months and no more than 20 months.
Computer Science & Security | Digital Media
Available after your third year, internships consist of 1 continuous work period followed by an academic term. Upon completion of the program, you receive a note on your transcript acknowledging your participation in the internship program. To receive this note, the total duration of your work period must be between 4 months and 16 months.
Students are offered an opportunity to learn the ins and outs of building and running a business in their field. During your work term, you and your mentor work together to plan and design your own business idea and establish yourself and your business moving forward.
Lassonde Co-op for Change furthers the idea of global citizenship by providing international volunteer and employment opportunities for charities and non-profits. Many charitable organizations require technical assistance which Lassonde students are in the unique position to provide.
The Lassonde School of Engineering offers a paid summer program for undergraduate students to conduct research with a Lassonde researcher. The program is made possible through two awards: The Lassonde Undergraduate Research Award (LURA) and the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) USRA programs. The USRA program is funded by NSERC + Lassonde + supervisor; the LURA program is funded by Lassonde + supervisor.
LURA & USRA positions qualify as a co-op.
Explore global citizenship and immerse yourself in a new culture while gaining work experience in your field. Expand your career prospects by adding international work experience to your resume.