Employers & Roles

Undergraduate Arts Co-op students work in a wide range of positions within the private, public, and non-profit sectors.

Employers hire co-op students based on their skill-set and career interests; your major is only one of many factors. So the choice is really up to you, your interests, and current skill set.

Co-op students can expect a broad range of work, including:

Arts Administration Office Administration
Communications & Social Media Policy Analysis
Curatorial Assistance Program Administration
Editing & Writing Project Management
Educational Programming Proposal Writing
Environmental Assessment Public Relations
Event Coordination Research & Analysis
Financial Analysis Social Service Delivery
Fundraising Survey Design & Analysis
Gallery & Museum Tours Technical Writing
GIS Video Production
Marketing Web Design

Arts Co-op students work in a variety of organizations spanning the non-profit, government (federal/provincial/municipal), and private business sectors.

Co-op opportunities take students across the Lower Mainland and BC, throughout Canada, and around the world.

Sample Employers:

Arts Club Theatre Indigenous & Northern Affairs Canada
BC Hydro Ministry of Finance
BC Lung Association MS Society
Canada Border Services Agency Museum of Anthropology
Canada Mortgage & Housing Corporation National University of Singapore
Canada Revenue Agency NUVO & Montecristo Magazines
Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation Parks Canada
DOXA Documentary Film Festival SAP
Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden Terry Fox Foundation
Environment & Climate Change Canada Time Warner Hong Kong
Fisheries & Oceans Canada UBC
Global Affairs Canada United Way
Harbour Publishing Vancouver Coastal Health
Health Canada Western Economic Diversification
Immigration, Refugees & Citizenship Canada WorkSafe BC