Science Co-op is an optional program where students alternate classwork with three to four paid work terms and graduate with a Bachelor of Science (Co-op). Co-op gives students the resources to land and complete meaningful employment in their field of study.

Co-op is an option for students in 11 science programs including:

  • Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Earth Sciences
  • Economics
  • Environmental Science
  • Marine Biology
  • Mathematics
  • Microbiology & Immunology
  • Physics & Atmospheric Science
  • Statistics

Recent co-op job titles include:  

  • Jr. Marine Biologist
  • Biomedical Sciences Research Assistant
  • Jr. Environmental Scientist
  • Policy Analyst
  • Analytical Chemistry Lab Technician
  • Geophysics Intern
  • Seismic Data Specialist
  • Blood-borne Pathogens and Hepatitis Student
  • Mining Analyst
  • Cell Biology Technologist
  • Municipal Environmental Initiatives Educator
  • Dolphin Research Assistant

Contact a co-op adviser for your program or learn more on the Dalhousie Science, Information Technology, and Engineering Cooperative Education website.