Benefits of Co-op

Graduate with more than a degree.

Explore your career options with Arts Co-op, while gaining paid, professional work experience and a network of contacts.

What can Arts Co-op do for you?

Success after graduation

  • 90% of co-op grads from Canadian schools receive job offers within 1 month after graduation
  • Co-op grads earn 12% higher starting salaries than non-co-op grads

Lower student debt or no debt at all

  • Average undergrad co-op earnings over 3 work terms = $27,000
  • Total co-op fees over 3 work terms = $2,477
  • Return on investment = $24,523

Job search skills

  • Techniques for writing effective resumes and cover letters
  • One-on-one interview preparation

Enriched classroom learning

  • Discover how your degree applies in the workplace

Why do students and alums love Arts Co-op?

Alumni Journeys through Arts Co-op & Beyond

Applying to Arts Co-op

Intake is once each year in September/October. Click for full details on eligibility and the application process for undergrad, UBC iSchool, MPPGA, and English and History PhD co-op students.