Co-operative Education

The Co-op Programs in Physics, Biological and Medical Physics and Chemical Physics enjoy great success, placing our students in work term assignments with companies such as:

  • Environment Canada, Chemical Products Division, Ottawa
  • National Research Council Fire Research Program, Ottawa
  • Xerox Research Centre of Canada, Oakville
  • GE Water and Process Technologies, Oakville
  • Public Health Agency of Canada, Guelph
  • Sudbury Neutrino Observatory, Sudbury
  • Ontario Power Generation, Toronto
  • RISE Program, Munich, Germany
  • TRIUMF, Vancouver

To graduate from the Co-op Program, a minimum of four successfully completed work terms is normally required. The following chart outlines a typical sequence of academic semesters and Co-op work terms:

Year Fall Winter Summer
1 Academic Academic Off
2 Academic Academic Work Term 1
3 Academic Work Term 2 Work Term 3
4 Academic Academic Work Term 4
5 Work Term 5 Academic