An investment that works
By hiring a CO-OP student from the University of Ottawa, you invest in a winning combination! You get a motivated and enthusiastic employee while giving a student the chance to put his or her academic training to the test. The University of Ottawa is the place to recruit CO-OP students!
Only the top students are admitted to the program. Each one has achieved a cumulative grade point average of at least 6 out of 10 (a B average). Students begin their first work term after two complete years of study giving them a strong academic background to help them succeed on the job. Students are available year-round.You may choose French-speaking, English-speaking or bilingual students. The sequence of work and study terms is shown below.
Skills that are in demand
By the time they begin their first work term, CO-OP students in Political Science have successfully completed courses in
- Canadian politics
- Political philosophy
- International relations
- Research methodology
- Public administration and governance
At the same time, they develop their skills in research, report writing and communication. This training means interns will integrate quickly into your work environment, becoming a productive member of your team in no time.
Sequence 1 - all students follow this sequence
|Year of Study||Fall||Winter||Summer|
|4||Work 3||Study||Work 4|
Examples of tasks at work
- Research reports
- Strategic research
- Writing correspondence