UBC Arts Co-op Program

Why Co-op

98% of employers recommend UBC Arts Co-op students.

Here’s what just some of our employers say about UBC Arts Co-op:

“We have been impressed with the high quality of the students in terms of professionalism, diverse and adaptable skills sets, work experiences, and enthusiasm to do the best job possible.” – Vancouver Coastal Health

“Besides helping to complete projects and tasks…an Arts Co-op student can be a good long-term investment; developing a co-op student early on may lead to them joining the company as a full-time employee later.” – Kodak Graphic Communications Canada

“Arts Co-op offers a very easy and efficient way of hiring for temporary positions. The numerous training workshops co-op students have to go through ensures that they are ready for a professional work environment. Arts Co-op students offer a professional work ethic, teamwork skills, independence, and personal motivation.” – NUVO Magazine

“What I truly value is how co-op students insert a necessary fresh professional perspective that allows our team and projects to be more innovative.” – The University of Victoria Libraries

Co-op is flexible and cost effective.

Co-op students offer you a low-risk, cost-effective way to complete special projects, fill short-term positions and try out potential permanent hires. Our students are available for 4 or 8-month paid work terms beginning in May, September, and January each year. Read more about how the Arts Co-op Program works.

Access top caliber candidates.

Students participating in co-op are chosen through a rigorous selection process based on their academic excellence, demonstrated initiative, career motivation, and leadership potential. Discover what types of work our students can perform for your organization.

Recruitment is easy.

The Arts Co-op office supports you through the hiring process and during the work term to ensure candidates meet your expectations. Read more about how to hire a student.

a place of mind, The University of British Columbia

Faculty of Arts
Buchanan A240
1866 Main Mall,
Vancouver, BC, V6T 1Z1, Canada
Tel: 604.822.3828
Arts Co-op Program
Buchanan C121
1866 Main Mall,
Vancouver, BC, V6T 1Z1, Canada
Tel: 604.822.1529
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