Applied Science Co-op

UBC is the largest co-op program in Western Canada and one of the most successful programs in the country. Industry leaders look to us as their first choice when recruiting engineering talent, and our students benefit from paid, relevant, and technical work experiences that help them become the engineers of tomorrow.


Connecting today's employers with tomorrow's engineering leaders through world class co-operative education.


To create meaningful connections between students and experiential opportunities that will transform them into the engineers of tomorrow.

With campuses in Vancouver and the Okanagan, UBC is home to the largest engineering school and co-op program in Western Canada. For close to 40 years we have matched ambitious and enthusiastic students with leading employers across the country and world. Students can gain up to 20 months of paid, relevant and invaluable work experience. Organizations gain access to bright, motivated students for short- and long-term employment.

Engineering Co-op Numbers

UBC Engineering Co-op Program is Launched

55,000 +
Number of work term opportunities for UBC co-op students

The percent of BC's new engineers who graduate from UBC each year

Number of countries where UBC students have worked for a co-op term since 1990

800 +
Number of students who join Applied Science Co-op each year

Applied Science Co-op
The University of British Columbia
2385 East Mall
Vancouver, BC Canada V6T 1Z4
Tel: 604 822 3022
Fax: 604 822 3449
Find us on
Applied Science Co-op Okanagan Campus
EME 3267
1137 Alumni Avenue
Kelowna, BC Canada V1V 1V7