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 Civil Law have successfully completed courses in
- Applied education
- Legal foundations
- Rights and freedoms, constitutional law, human rights and family law
- Basic public law
- Contract law
- Civil law procedures, criminal law
- International public law
- Corporate law, property law, administrative law
They have also had the opportunity to take part in numerous events and conferences, to find out about a range of topics and to deepen their understanding of particular issues and current affairs. 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|
|3||Work 2||Study||Work 3|
Examples of tasks at work
- File preparation and analysis
- Helping to organize conferences and events
- Preparation of final notices
- Writing of legal arguments, memoranda and legal opinions