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
Before beginning their first placement, students in the CO-OP Translation program have acquired a solid knowledge of linguistics and been introduced to the basics of translation, documentary research, bilingual revision and terminology.
Their basic training centres on generalist, specialized and technical translation; writing in both official languages; and documentary and terminological research. This training means that interns are prepared to integrate your work environment quickly and to become productive members of your team in no time.
Sequence 1 - all students follow this sequence
|Year of Study||Fall||Winter||Summer|
|4||Work 2||Study||Work 3|
Examples of tasks at work
- Terminological research
- Translation of general interest texts
- Translation revision
- Writing of specialized and technical texts