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Resources

A range of services and courses are available to support co-op students as they transition from the academic world to the workplace.

Services for co-op students

  • General co-op advising
  • Practice interviews
  • Resume and cover letter critiques
  • Job search advising
  • International student advising
  • Job development
  • Employer relationship management
  • Co-op job postings, interviews and offers

To make use of any of the above services, please book an appointment with a co-op coordinator using myCareer.dal.ca.

Co-op courses

Current co-op students may login to Brightspace to access comprehensive resources to support their success.

Co-op orientation

This course prepares you for the job competition by providing instruction on how to search, apply, interview and accept a job. The contents of this course include:

  • Resume and cover letter guide
  • Marketing yourself to employers
  • Job search preparation
  • Interview skill building
  • Readiness session registration
  • Work term preparation

Work term course

This course outlines your work term academic requirements and provides a learning framework to transform your work experiences into useful and transferable knowledge. The contents of this course includes:

  • Work Term Report guidelines
  • Important dates
  • Assignments and deadlines
  • Work term online discussion
  • Professional reflection