Department of Sociology & Criminology

Co-op Program

Since 2011 Sociology and Criminology students have the opportunity to participate in the co-op program. Co-op students apply knowledge gained in the classroom in jobs related to their field of study, explore idfferent career paths, and build competitive resumes, while also earning money for their education and living expenses. Research shows that students who complete co-op option have better labour market outcomes, especially in terms of annual job income, ability to get a permanent full time job, and overall job satisfactionTo find out what co-op can do for you, click here.

1. Lin, Sweet, and Anisef (2003). Consequences and Policy Implications for University Students Who Have Chosen Liberal or Vocational Education in Canada: Labour Market Outcomes and Employability Skills. Higher Education Policy 16(1) p. 74.