Lassonde Co-op/Internship

Students

This is next level education.

Test drive career options and find the best fit for you.

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 must complete a work-term report and their supervisors must complete an evaluation.

The Lassonde Advantage

Why choose co-op/internship?

Connect

Begin establishing a network of professionals in your field to get you a foot in the door

Earn

All opportunities are paid. Finance your education while gaining meaningful experience

Grow

Use your experience toward licenses & designations or starting your own business

Travel

Immerse yourself in a new culture, and become a global citizen

What's the difference?

Co-op

Eng, EATS, CS

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.

Internship

CS, 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.

Entrepreneurial Co-op

This option offers students an opportunity to learn the ins and outs of building and running a business in your 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.

International 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.

Co-op For Change

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 Lassondians are in the unique position to provide while helping communities worldwide!