The UBC Arts Co-op Program offers graduate students enriched educational experiences for personal and professional growth.
We work with a diverse range of community partners and sectors to provide transformative workplace learning for our students.
What is Co-op?
Co-operative Education (Co-op), allows you to explore a range of careers during four or eight-month paid work terms. These opportunities will help you excel in both academic and professional capacities and prepare you for your future career. The Arts Co-op Program partners with employers across Canada and around the world in the non-profit, private business, and government sectors.
Graduate Co-op Programs
We offer graduate co-op programs for students in UBC iSchool, the Master of Public Policy and Global Affairs (MPPGA), as well as those from select MA and PhD programs.
UBC iSchool Co-op
Benefits of Arts Co-op
Explore your career options while getting paid, develop professional work experience, and a rich network of contacts.
Two-thirds of grads in Canada say work-integrated learning helped them find a job post-graduation
Co-op graduates earn 15% higher starting salaries that non-co-op graduates
Average graduate co-op earnings per work term
Effective resume, cover letter, and interview preparation skills
Discover how your degree applies in the workplace