MArch Work Term Requirements

Before the Work Term

  1. Register for ARCH 5308 in the winter term and ARCH 5309 in the summer term.
  2. Download and read the ARCH 5308-5309 course outline and the MArch work book assignment.
  3. To begin your job search, refer to the job postings on myCareer. Pursue other sources on your own, especially if you are planning to work in a particular location.

During the Work Term

  1. Submit a Work Term Information - Architecture form to the SITE Co-op Office ( within a week after obtaining a job, to request that your job be approved by the School.
  2. Complete at least 1000 hours of approved work experience in no less than 24 weeks.
  3. If you have a question about the work placement, contact the SITE Co-op Office: or 902-494-3123. If you have a question about the MArch work book assignment, contact Brian Lilley:
  4. Near the end of your work placement, download the form Employer's Evaluation of an Architecture Student, fill in the first page, and ask your supervisor to complete the rest of the form.

After the Work Term

  1. Submit your Employer's Evaluation of an Architecture Student form to the SITE Co-op Office by the first day of the M5 term.
  2. Submit your work book assignment to Brian Lilley ( by the second day of the M5 term.
  3. Do a work term presentation early in the M5 term.