Lettres françaises

Admission requirements
  • Be registered full-time in the honours bachelor of arts program in either the specialization in Lettres françaises or the major in Lettres françaises
  • Have a minimum CGPA of 6
  • Have accumulated at least 54 course credits in your program, but no more than 69 credits by the beginning of your first work term
  • Have excellent communication skills (written and spoken) in French
  • Be a Canadian citizen, a permanent resident or an international student (authorization or diplomat)

CO-OP programs have limited enrolment. Meeting the admission criteria does not guarantee you a place. Admission is based on your CGPA. We admit those with the highest CGPA first.

Work/Study sequences

Sequence 1 - by default, all students follow this sequence

Year of StudyFallWinterSummer
2StudyStudyWork 1
3StudyWork 2Study
4Work 3StudyWork 4

Sequence 2 - available to students hired for 12-month terms with the same company

Year of StudyFallWinterSummer
2StudyStudyWork 1
3StudyWork 2Work 3
4Work 4Study-

CO-OP fees

As a CO-OP student, you also pay CO-OP fees (announced every year by the Registrar) for the session before your first work term and then for every work term, up to and including your last one.

Some of our employers include
  • Canada School of Public Service
  • Employment and Social Development Canada
  • Health Canada
  • Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada
  • Infrastructure Canada
  • Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada
  • Montfort Hospital
  • Natural Resources Canada
  • RDÉE Canada
  • University of Ottawa
Examples of tasks at work
  • Copyediting and proofreading
  • Preparing summaries, syntheses and analyses
  • Report writing
  • Research in various contexts using library and archival materials
  • Writing and arranging research and persuasive texts
Student salaries
Work term reports guidelines

You must submit your work term report through the CO-OP Navigator. The “Work Term Report” link can be found next to your work term, under the “My Evaluations” tab. The system will allow you to change or submit your report right up until the deadline for submission, and professors will be able to submit their comments and attach a corrected copy of your report online as well.

You must include a cover letter or letter of transmittal along with your CO-OP work-term report in one PDF file.

For confidential Work-Term Reports, please make sure to submit your cover letter or letter of transmittal through the CO-OP Navigator by the deadline for submission.

Academic coordinators
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